Paier College Of Art

Overview of Paier College Of Art

Hamden, CT is home to Paier College of Art. Hamden is a large suburb. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Degrees at Paier College of Art go up to the Bachelor's degree.

Areas of Study

Students commonly pursue studies in architecture and planning, art studies, fine arts, photography and commercial art.

Paier College of Art Selectivity

Prospective students are drawn to the school's open admissions.


The school has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Body

Paier College of Art has 249 enrolled students (as of 2007-2008).

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Paier College of Art

Paier College of Art Inc
20 Gorham Ave
Hamden , CT 06514-3902
General Phone: (203) 287-3031

Paier College of Art Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Photography and Commercial Art28commercial art, photography
Architecture and Planning14interior architecture
Fine Arts5fine arts, painting
Art Studies4art studies
Media0photo and film tech

Number of programs and degrees for Paier College of Art in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year83
Bachelor's degree384
Associate's degree01
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years51
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years01

Paier College of Art Student Body

In 2007-2008, Paier College of Art had a total enrollment of 249 students (106 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 91%
Black 3%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 2%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 22%
20-21 31%
22-24 19%
25-29 11%
30-34 5%
35-39 5%
40-49 3%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

Paier College of Art Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 85 %
Part-Time 64 %

Paier College of Art Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Hamden, Connecticut for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Connecticut Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Paier College of Art Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 12,360
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 12,360
Books and supplies $ 2,700

Financial Aid:
Paier College of Art participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 745900)

Paier College of Art Faculty

Paier College of Art has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year9$34,9001*
All faculty totalacademic year9$34,9001*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Paier College of Art Degree Programs (2007)

Architecture And Planning
Interior Architecture

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician and Assistant

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

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Paier College of Art Highlights

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What Sets Paier College of Art Apart:

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