Established in 1982, Pennsylvania College of Art and Design is a non-profit private specialized higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Lancaster (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Pennsylvania. Officially accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Pennsylvania College of Art and Design (PCA&D) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 250-499 students) coeducational US 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), bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 38 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 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, housing, financial aids and/or scholarships, as well as administrative services.
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|Name||Pennsylvania College of Art and Design|
|Motto||Your place to prepare for a life in art
|Address||204 N Prince Street
|Tel||+1 (717) 396 7833|
|Fax||+1 (717) 396 1339|
|over 20,000 US$
|over 20,000 US$
|Gender||Men and Women (coed)|
|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 recommended
- Secondary school record is recommended
- 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 Office||204 N. Prince Street, PO Box 59
(717) 396 7833
800 689 0379
|Basic Classification||Special Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools|
|2000 Classification||Associates Colleges|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, very small, primarily nonresidential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||Exclusively undergraduate four-year|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Professions plus arts & sciences, no graduate coexistence|
|Graduate Instructional Program||Not Classified (Exclusively Graduate Programs)|
Pennsylvania 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 11,146 physical volumes, 1,731 physical media and 13 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Pennsylvania College of Art and Design provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 58 students in the 2018 academic year.
|Sport Facilities||Not reported|
|Study Abroad||Not reported|
|Distance Learning||Not reported|
|Institutional Hospital||Not reported|
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