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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

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

301
Applied
131
Accepted
251
Enrolled
44%
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Female Admissions

219
Females Applied
103
Females Accepted
47%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

82
Males Applied
28
Males Accepted
34%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

40
Application Fee
3.01
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
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

25,000
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Fees

1,600
Full-time student fees
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No

Student Body

251
Total Undergrad students
0%
International Students
23%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.59%
Black or African American 6.37%
White or Caucasian 72.91%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.8%
Asian 4.78%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.4%
Two or more races 6.37%
Other 4.78%

Gender

Male (32.67%)
Female (67.33%)

Campus Life

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, Thanksgiving Feast 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, Anime Club, Student AIGA and Society of Illustrators - Student Group

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

51
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 10
Part-time - 41
Male - 30
Female - 21