Pennsylvania College of Art and Design

country rank  1537
world rank  5346

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University Overview

Established in 1982, Pennsylvania College of Art and Design is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Lancaster (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Pennsylvania. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Pennsylvania College of Art and Design (PCA&D) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: under-250 students) coeducational higher education institution. Pennsylvania College of Art and Design (PCA&D) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 36 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. PCA&D also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, financial aids and/or scholarships, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym PCA&D
Founded 1982
Motto Your place to prepare for a life in art

University Location

Address 204 N Prince Street
Lancaster (population range: 50,000-249,999)
17608-0059 Pennsylvania
United States
T +1 (717) 396 7833
F +1 (717) 396 1339

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office 204 N. Prince Street, PO Box 59
Lancaster 17608-0059
+1 (717) 396 7833
800 689 0379

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range under-250
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 50-99
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Pennsylvania College of Art and Design's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)

Affiliations

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

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018