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Pennsylvania Academy Of The Fine Arts

Overview of Pennsylvania Academy Of The Fine Arts

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is located in a large city, in Philadelphia, PA. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degree levels at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts top out at the Master's degree.

Areas of Study

Students at the school often study fine arts, photography and commercial art.

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Selectivity

The admissions department at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts does not accept all those who apply.

Faculty

Students at the school benefit from the low student/teacher ratio.

Student Body

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts offers classes to 327 students (361 full-time equivalent).

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts will be the recognized world leader for American fine arts education, which, bringing together artists and the public, integrates a world-class collection of American art, major exhibitions and exceptional teaching programs."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
128 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia , PA 19102-1510
General Phone: (215) 972-7600
http://WWW.PAFA.ORG

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Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Fine Arts89painting, sculpture, fine arts studies
Photography and Commercial Art4drawing, printmaking

Number of programs and degrees for Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Bachelor's degree344
Postbaccalaureate certificate161
Master's degree431

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Student Body

In 2007-2008, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts had a total enrollment of 327 students (361 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 37%
Women 63%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 71%
Graduate 29%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 70%
Black 3%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 5%
Unknown 15%
(Foreign Students) 5%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 20%
20-21 16%
22-24 19%
25-29 17%
30-34 9%
35-39 3%
40-49 6%
50-64 7%
65+ 1%

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 81 %

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Admissions and Selectivity

Acceptances:

GroupApplicantsAcceptedPercent
Accepted
EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled
Total655686%2748%
Men231983%1053%
Women423788%1746%

Application Requirements:

ItemRequirement
GPArecommended
Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Recommendationsrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencerequired
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 21,980
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 21,980
Books and supplies $ 1,252

Financial Aid:
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2107300)

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year6$28,3093$26,419
Associate professoracademic year5$26,4593$24,049
Assistant professoracademic year5$23,3880*
Instructoracademic year2*0*
Lectureracademic year1*0*
All faculty totalacademic year19$23,9216$25,234

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

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Degree Programs (2007)

Fine Arts
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
Painting
Sculpture

Photography And Commercial Art
Drawing
Printmaking

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Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Highlights

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What Sets Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Apart:

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% of degrees in fine arts
(vs. all colleges)
Top 1%$pretty_college $award_cats{$char}
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
% of degrees in photography and commercial art
(vs. all colleges)
Top 18%Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts % of degrees in photography and commercial art

Notable:
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Career counseling
checked Student employment services
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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