Pennsylvania College of Art and Design Rankings

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In the World#9575 of 14178
In North America#2118 of 2629
In the United States#2022 of 2528
In Pennsylvania#128 of 155
In Lancaster#4 of 5

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
43%
Avg. cost to attend
$26,927 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
246
Male:Female Ratio
30:70
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree
Website
pcad.edu

Pennsylvania College of Art and Design Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate43%37%46%
Applicants35392261
Admissions15334119
Freshmen enrolled full time692346

Admissions requirements

Formal demonstration of competencies Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
SAT/ACT Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White187 (77%)
Black or African American20 (8%)
Two or more races15 (6%)
Asian9 (4%)
Hispanic7 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown5 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander1 (0.4%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$26,927/year
Average aid awarded
$8,775
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$22,740
$30-48K$23,080
$48-75K$26,303
$75-110K$29,936
$110K+$30,560

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district$25,000
Tuition in-state$25,000
Tuition out-of-state$25,000
Fee in-district$1,600
Fee in-state$1,600
Fee out-of-state$1,600

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity68
Room charge$9,150

Pennsylvania College of Art and Design Majors

MajorBachelor's
Illustration20
Fine & Studio Arts, General8
Graphic Design8
Game and Interactive Media Design6
Photography6
Grand Total48
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate44%53%39%
  • Full-time retention rate - 81%

General info

Alternative namesPCA&D
Founded1982
WikipediaPennsylvania College of Art and Design
MottoYour place to prepare for a life in art
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff66
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools

Location and Contacts

Address204 N Prince St
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 17608-0059
United States
City population59,000
Phone7173967833
Fax+1 (717) 396 1339

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