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Pennsylvania College of Art & Design

Lancaster, PA

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Overview

Pennsylvania College of Art & Design is a 4-year institution located in Lancaster, PA, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 204 N. Prince St.
Lancaster, PA  17603
Contact Jenn Renko
Director of Admissions
Email: jrenko@pcad.edu
Phone: 717-396-7833

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Majors & Degrees

Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Arts, Entertainment, And Media Management, Other Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Game And Interactive Media Design Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Illustration Checkmark
Photography Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

378
Applied
178
Accepted
242
Enrolled
47%
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Female Admissions

261
Females Applied
127
Females Accepted
49%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

117
Males Applied
51
Males Accepted
44%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

40
Application Fee
313
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Other requirements exist (see below)
Required for some programs Interview
Other requirements: Portfolio Review

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Out of state Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

25,950
Private
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Fees

1,700
Full-time student fees
10,638
Room & board
9,000
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Student Body

242
Total Undergrad students
0%
International Students
20%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.37%
Black or African American 12.4%
White or Caucasian 69.42%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.41%
Asian 3.31%
Two or more races 6.61%
Other 2.48%

Gender

Male (30.17%)
Female (69.83%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 26%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Halloween Party, Drag Ball and Spring Picnic

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Council, PCA&D Esports, Student AIGA, Society of Illustrators - Student Group and PCA&D Alliance

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
trained evening/weekend security personnel

Faculty

57
Total Faculty
8:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 14
Part-time - 43
Male - 37
Female - 20
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