Pennsylvania College of Art and Design: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - ExcellentSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - OustandingCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
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Pennsylvania College of Art and Design is a private not-for-profit school with 245 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1982 and is one of the 9 schools and colleges located in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
6
Several-month certificate and bachelor's degree are available at Pennsylvania College of Art and Design.

Pennsylvania College of Art and Design implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 6 majors. The most popular concentrations are Art, Marketing and Advertising, Photography, and Graphic Design and Animation. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
62%
Pennsylvania College of Art and Design student retention rate is relatively low at 62% (way below Pennsylvania average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Pennsylvania College of Art and Design is low: 42%.

Student to faculty ratio at Pennsylvania College of Art and Design is good, 8:1. Read more information on instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$19,700
Average tuition price is fairly high - about $18,700 per year. The additional fees at Pennsylvania College of Art and Design beyond tuition are roughly $1,000, which totals $19,700 per year.

Read the details about Pennsylvania College of Art and Design additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
40%
As reported in recent government data, 375 applications were submitted and 151 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to become a student at this school.

This school might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Pennsylvania College of Art and Design is $40.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Pennsylvania College of Art and Design and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (717) 396-7833 or check Pennsylvania College of Art and Design Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Pennsylvania College of Art and Design provides a distance education program.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Pennsylvania College of Art and Design, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

ROTC
Available
No
At this moment there is no on-campus housing at Pennsylvania College of Art and Design.

Based on the college crime information, Pennsylvania College of Art and Design seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Pennsylvania College of Art and Design Location and Maps



Post Address: Pennsylvania College of Art and Design, 204 N Prince St, Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17608-0059, USA
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