Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Philadelphia, PA
University Website: WWW.PAFA.ORG
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The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is a museum and art school in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was founded in 1805 and is the oldest art museum and school in the United States. The academy's museum is internationally known for its collections of 19th and 20th century American paintings, sculptures, and works on paper. Its archives house important materials for the study of American art history, museums, and art training.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $26,370.00 avg tuition

128 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102-1510
(215) 972-7600

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Areas of Study:

  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Applied 93
Admitted 83 89%
Enrolled total 24
Full Time: 24
Part Time 0
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT Math 0 0
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 0 0
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 82%
4-year graduation rate 50%
6-year graduation rate 61%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Recommended
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Required
Admission Test Scores Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $26,370.00 $26,370.00 $26,370.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $840.00 $840.00 $840.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $1,015.00 $1,015.00 $1,015.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $32,660.00 $32,660.00 $32,660.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $490.00 $490.00 $490.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
(with family)
Room and Board $0.00 $11,280.00 $2,375.00
Other Expenses $0.00 $2,375.00 $2,375.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $50.00
Graduate Application Fee $50.00
Books and Supplies $1,365.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 100%
Percent receiving grant aid 100%
Avg amount of grant aid $14,628.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 72%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,116.00

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
Drawing X
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other X
Painting X
Printmaking X
Sculpture X

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Frankel-Adair Scholarship $1,500 April 30, 2017
NAAAP Philadelphia Scholarship $2,000 April 30, 2017

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