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Pennsylvania College Of Art And Design

Overview of Pennsylvania College Of Art And Design

Pennsylvania College of Art and Design is located in a small city, in Lancaster, PA. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degree levels at Pennsylvania College of Art and Design top out at the Bachelor's degree.

Areas of Study

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

Pennsylvania College of Art and Design Selectivity

The admissions department at Pennsylvania College of Art and Design does not accept all those who apply.

Faculty

The school's tenure system is geared toward rewarding and keeping the most valuable professors.

Student Body

Pennsylvania College of Art and Design offers classes to 256 students (230 full-time equivalent).

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Pennsylvania College of Art and Design

Pennsylvania College of Art and Design
204 N Prince St
Lancaster , PA 17608-0059
General Phone: (717) 396-7833
http://www.pcad.edu

Pennsylvania College of Art and Design Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Photography and Commercial Art33commercial art, photography
Fine Arts5fine arts

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

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Bachelor's degree383

Pennsylvania College of Art and Design Student Body

In 2007-2008, Pennsylvania College of Art and Design had a total enrollment of 256 students (230 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 36%
Women 62%
Full-Time 98%
Part-Time 2%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 82%
Black 4%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 4%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 6%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 37%
20-21 38%
22-24 18%
25-29 4%
30-34 2%
35-39 0%
40-49 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

ResidencePercent
Pennsylvania85%
Maryland5%
New Jersey5%
Virginia3%
Delaware2%

Pennsylvania College of Art and Design Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 75 %

Pennsylvania College of Art and Design Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Lancaster, 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 College of Art and Design Admissions and Selectivity

Acceptances:

GroupApplicantsAcceptedPercent
Accepted
EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled
Total27715155%9764%
Men975052%3570%
Women18010156%6059%

Application Requirements:

ItemRequirement
GPArequired
Class Rankrequired
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Recommendationsrecommended
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 College of Art and Design Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 16,655
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 16,655
Books and supplies $ 1,316

Financial Aid:
Pennsylvania College of Art and Design participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2269900)

Pennsylvania College of Art and Design Faculty

Pennsylvania College of Art and Design 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
Professorcalendar year1*1*
Associate professorcalendar year3$46,3870*
Instructorcalendar year6$36,7963$36,384
All faculty totalcalendar year10$40,5884$39,643

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

Pennsylvania College of Art and Design Degree Programs (2007)

Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art
Photography

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Pennsylvania College of Art and Design Highlights

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What Sets Pennsylvania College of Art and Design Apart:

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% of degrees in photography and commercial art
(vs. all colleges)
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% of degrees in fine arts
(vs. all colleges)
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% of full-time faculty on tenure track
(vs. all colleges)
Top 14%Pennsylvania College of Art and Design % of full-time faculty on tenure track

Notable:
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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