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Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
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  • 4 Year
  • PHILADELPHIA, PA

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Report Card

grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Value
    grade D+
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
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  5. Athletics
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  6. Party Scene
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  7. Professors
    grade C
  8. Location
    grade A+
  9. Dorms
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  10. Campus Food
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  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade B+

About

128 N. BROAD STREET
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19102
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From Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) attracts some of the most promising art students from across the country and around the globe. We offer areas of study in painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, illustration, and animation taught by our distinguished faculty of working artists. Our campus in Philadelphia offers cutting-edge art making and classroom facilities, personal studios for students, a historic cast collection, and the opportunity to exhibit in a world-class museum. PAFA holds a unique position as America's first art school and museum.

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Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
88%
SAT Range
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ACT Range
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Application Fee
$60
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$39,823 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$22,809 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

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Academics

Professors
grade C
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
4:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
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Majors

100% of Students Receive Scholarship

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100% of our accepted students receive merit scholarships. The average undergraduate merit scholarship is $19,722 per year, and the average graduate merit scholarship is $17,290 per year.

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    41%
  • On Campus
    1%
  • Online
    59%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
126 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
9
Undergrads Over 25
12%
Pell Grant
35%
Varsity Athletes
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Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
68%
Poll
67%
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$20,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
62%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
77%
National
83%
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