Pennsylvania College of Art and Design: Ranking & Review

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Pennsylvania College of Art and Design Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate50%53%49%
Applicants34497247
Admissions17251121
Enrolled undergraduates722250
Enrolled total (including graduate students)26082178

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $40.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRecommended
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesRequired
Admission test scoresRecommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Pennsylvania College of Art and Design Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$37,323$37,323
Off-campus$35,885$35,885
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment and other expenses per full academic year.

Pennsylvania College of Art and Design provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 26 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$23,500$23,500
Fees for full-time undergraduates$1,500$1,500
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$979$979

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sTotal
Visual and Performing Arts102737
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs44
Grand Total142741

A total of 41 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Pennsylvania College of Art and Design.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate43%36%45%
  • Full-time retention rate - 77%

General info

Alternative namesPCA&D
Founded1982
MottoYour place to prepare for a life in art
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff65
Instructional FTE38
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools

Location and Contacts

Official Websitepcad.edu
Address204 N Prince St
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 17608-0059
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Small
City population59,000
Phone7173967833
Fax+1 (717) 396 1339

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