Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts


Student Population
 Location Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 Online pafa.org 
School Type Private 4 Year
Size Small
Profit Status Non-profit
On campus housing No
Degrees Offered Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 178 prospective students applied, and 165 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 38 enrolled in the school.  262 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 6 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $35,646 plus fees of $1,450. PAFA is ranked 1433 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


Getting In

Admission Standards
Test Scores
Applications Accepted
Applications Due-
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,511
Other Fees$1,450
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $16,480
Budget for Other Expenses$4,202
Total One Year Cost$59,289


Average Salary After 10 Years
$22,000 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
73% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts students
Subject Percent of Class
Visual and Performing Arts 100%