Moore College of Art and Design

country rank  1244
world rank  3443

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University Overview

Established in 1848, Moore College of Art and Design is a non-profit private specialized higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Philadelphia (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Pennsylvania. Officially accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Moore College of Art and Design is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 250-499 students) women only US higher education institution. Moore College of Art and Design offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 172 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Moore College of Art and Design also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym
Founded 1848

University Location

Address 20th and the Parkway
Philadelphia
19103-1179 Pennsylvania
United States
Tel +1 (215) 965 4000
Fax +1 (215) 568 8017

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Women Only
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is required
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 20th Street & The Parkway
Philadelphia 19103-1179
(215) 9654014
800 523 2025

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 250-499
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Special Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools
2000 Classification Schools of art, music, and design
Size & Setting Four-year, very small, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Very high undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, more selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, high graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences focus, high graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Moore College of Art and Design's Library
Moore College of Art and Design's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 25,183 physical volumes, 468 physical media and 16 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Moore College of Art and Design provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 224 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Foundation for Interior Design Education and Research (FIDER)
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD)

Academic Structure

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