Welcome to PCA&D Pennsylvania College of Art & Design. Founded in 1982, PCA&D is a private, non-profit, professional art college offering BFA degrees, certificates, credentials, and curricula that enable students of all ages to pursue art as their life’s work. PCA&D’s mission, affiliations, and accreditations are listed here. PCA&D is accredited by the National...

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Who We Are

Our faculty, staff, and Trustees are dedicated to fulfilling the promise that Pennsylvania College of Art & Design is “Your place to prepare for a life in art.”

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Pennsylvania College of Art & Design is one of the region’s leading cultural centers. PCA&D offers signature events, artist talks, classes, workshops, and gallery events throughout the year that are unique within and closely link us to the Lancaster community. With our City as Campus focus, PCA&D students are an integral part of the...

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Plan Your Visit

Whether you’re attending an admissions Open House or enjoying PCA&D on a First Friday celebration of the arts in Lancaster, make your trip to Lancaster super easy.

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Join the team at Pennsylvania College of Art & Design. We're the region's leading BFA degree-granting college of art & design education.

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Consumer Information

Information provided to consumers relates to disclosure and reporting requirements of the Higher Education Act of 1965 as amended by the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008. Further information about the HEA and HEOA is available directly from the U.S. Department of Education.

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