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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 North Prince Street, PO Box 59
Lancaster, PA  17608-0059
United States
Contact Phone: 717-396-7833

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Majors & Degrees

Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics And Special Effects Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Commercial And Advertising Art Checkmark
Digital Arts Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Illustration Checkmark
Photography Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

392
Applied
173
Accepted
246
Enrolled
44%
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Female Admissions

286
Females Applied
132
Females Accepted
46%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

106
Males Applied
41
Males Accepted
39%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

40
Application Fee
3.2
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
Other requirements exist (see below)
Required for some programs 2 recommendations
Recommended Interview
Other requirements: Portfolio

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

246
Total Undergrad students
0%
International Students
25%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.85%
Black or African American 8.13%
White or Caucasian 76.02%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.81%
Asian 3.66%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.41%
Two or more races 6.1%
Other 2.03%

Gender

Male (30.08%)
Female (69.92%)

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 27%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group 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

Student Organizations

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

56
Total Faculty
10:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 43
Male - 35
Female - 21
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