Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Acceptance Rate 83.61 %
Tuition & Fees $40,376
Student Population 188
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $21,745
Graduation Rate 47 %

Academic Overview

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is a private (not-for-profit), four-years institute located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is a School of art, music, and design by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree.
The 2022 tuition & fees is $40,376 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 188 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 83.61% and the graduation rate is 47% last year.
The salary after graduation from Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $26,300. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, PAFA's tuition & fees is $40,376. For graduate programs, its 2022 average tuition & fees is $41,356.
2022 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at PAFA. The acceptance rate of PAFA is 83.61% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 9.80%. The average graduation rate is 47% and the transfer-out rate is 17%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $21,745 and 100% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 188 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 5 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is 83.61 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is 47 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is 17 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is 37 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is 188
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is 5 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
5 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $21,745 at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address128 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102-1510
Online Applicationhttps://www.pafa.org/admissions/undergraduate/apply
Financial Aidhttps://www.pafa.org/admissions/financial-aid-scholarships
Net Price Calculatorhttps://www.pafa.org/admissions/financial-aid-scholarships/net-price-calculator
Disability Servicehttps://www.pafa.org/advising-educational-support

Offered Degrees

PAFA offers 13 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
One but less than two years certificate10
Two but less than four years certificate50
Bachelor's Degree50
Post Bachelor's Degree10
Master's Degree10

Special Learning Opportunities

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:61)
Board/Meal Plan

Veterans Benefits

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges