Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts: Review & Facts

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Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 300 students enrolled. This college was established in 1806 and is one of the 44 schools located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
5
Few
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts will give you the opportunity to get a 2-year certificate, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, or master's degree.

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 5 majors. The most popular concentration is Art. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.


Student Retention
81%
Good
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is high at 81% (above Pennsylvania average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
6 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is good: 73%. Approximately 33% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is very good, 6:1. Learn more information on instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$34,500
High
Average tuition costs are extremely high - $33,000 annually. The additional fees at PAFA beyond tuition are approximately $1,500; which totals $34,500 per year.

Read the details about Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
98%
As reported in recent government data, 199 applications were submitted and 195 were accepted; so it is very easy to enroll at this school.

The college might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at PAFA is $60.00. The graduate application fee is $60.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (215) 972-7600.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$10,400
High
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts provides study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at PAFA, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

Safety
Grade
B-
Dicey
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 100 students, which offers a decent on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is high -- nearly $10,400 annually.

Based on the college crime data, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts appears to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Location and Maps



Post Address: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 128 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102-1510, USA
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