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Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Philadelphia, PA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate88%
Acceptance Rate88%

About Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Overview

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is a private, nonprofit school in the urban setting of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts was founded in 1805 and enrolls 135 undergrads and no graduate students. Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts provides on-campus housing for up to 60 students. The majority of students live on campus, and first year-students are required to live in campus housing.

📆 Mark your calendar! The deadline to apply regular decision to Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts for Fall 2023 is February 1.

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2022 Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 88%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 100%
Early Action Acceptance Rate 88%
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 88%
Tuition $38,926

Is Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts a Good School?


The definition of a "good school" varies. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is.

Let's take a look at these factors to get a better view of what Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts offers and if the school might be a good choice for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

The acceptance rate at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is 88%. Last year, 172 students applied to Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and 152 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. Retention measures how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Graduates

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Check with Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

Based on this information, does Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seem like a good fit? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts a good school for you?

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Where is Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts?

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is located in the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the suburbs of Philadelphia.

If you are interested in seeing Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 95 to Philadelphia, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Philadelphia International Airport.

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College Info

128 North Broad Street Philadelphia, PA 19102

Campus Setting: Urban

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Feb 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is Feb 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts ACT Scores

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Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts SAT Scores

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Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$61,846

In State

$61,846

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$40,376
$40,376
Fees
$1,450
$1,450
Housing
$18,252
$18,252
Books
$1,768
$1,768

Student Life

Wondering what life at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is like? There are approximately 135 students enrolled at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. 93% percent of students attend school full-time.

93%

Full Time

7%

Part Time

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

135

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

88%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$41,826

Out-of-State

$41,826

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Feb 1
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