Admission Requirements

The admission staff at PCA&D is here to guide you through the application process. Review our requirements for students who would like to gain entry to our bachelor of fine art degree program as full-time or part-time, first-time or transfer.

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To fully experience PCA&D and the creative energy you feel the moment you walk through our doors and explore our city, a visit is essential.

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Tuition & Cost

Pennsylvania College of Art & Design's tuition, fees, estimated additional expenses, and payment plan information for the academic year.

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Financial Aid

As a PCA&D student, you may be eligible for a full-range of federal, state, and institutional assistance that includes scholarships, non-repayable grants, educational loans, and part-time work study.

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Find My Admissions Counselor

Every student who inquires about PCA&D’s BFA program is assigned an admissions counselor based upon their geographic location. Our admissions counselors are helpful, friendly, and knowledgeable and will work to help make the transition to college as smooth as possible.

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Explore some of our frequently asked questions about Pennsylvania College of Art & Design.

Some basics:

  • Located in downtown Lancaster, PA
  • 9 to 1 student to faculty
  • Offers a four-year, Bachelor of Fine Arts degree
  • Accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) and National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
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