Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Overview

Address128 N. Broad Street
School Websitewww.pafa.org
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

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StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is master's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 173 students applied to Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Of those students, 156 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts was $37,428, in addition to fees of $1,450. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts has a 82% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts acceptance rate is 90%. To put this into perspective, 156 of the 173 students who applied to Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts had an SAT score between the range of 0 and 0. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts was between null and null in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, the tuition for in-state residents is $37,428. Combined with fees of $1,450, room and board costs of $16,480, other expenses of $4,202 and the $1,511 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $61,071.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $38,878 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts to $61,071 for out-of-state students.

Students at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts was $4,657 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 25%.

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
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Student-to-Faculty Ratio7:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts has a good gender split, with 71% of undergraduates being female and 29% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 65% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 15% of students come from in-state and 21% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is 7:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts to thrive in your studies.

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