ABBY DOYLE '25
JADIN POLISKI '20
KAITLYN MCCULLEY '21
KENNEDY TOOMEY '22
CASSIE CARVER-PETERS '23
CHRISTINA CLEMENTE '22
JEFF MAISONNEUVE '21
ALEXANDER SMITH '24
Tour Rock Lititz
DEC 15 or Jan 26
Interested in live experience design? Join our tour of the Rock Lititz campus!
At Pennsylvania College of Art & Design, our community is all about the creative life. About inspiration, innovation, & imagination.
PCA&D was founded by artists like you, so future artists could thrive and grow. We’re all working artists, designers, and creatives, and we can help you find your own path to success.
Explore Our Programs
6 Majors 13 Minors 13 Certificates
Students can earn a Bachelor of Fine Art (BFA) degree in our Majors program and gain specialization in other areas through our Minors program. PCA&D recognizes the need for continuing education throughout a career, so our Certificate program is structured with adult students’ lifestyles and commitments in mind in addition to credit and non-credit options for youth, high school students, and adults in our Center for Creative Exploration.
by the Numbers
Ranked on Niche.com as the #16 Best College for Design in the nation and in the top 5% of Colleges for Art.
Our faculty and staff are working creative professionals who have been where you are. You’ll work with real clients, exhibit in galleries, access internships, and build valuable networks.
Lancaster City is ranked #1 out of 1,300 small cities for affordability, safety, and quality of life by WalletHub.
We’re located 1.5 hours from Philly and Baltimore, and 2.5 hours from New York City.
Campus is surrounded by more than 125 arts and culture organizations like theaters, galleries, performance spaces, shops, art markets …and more.
Everyone receives a scholarship, and many receive a PCA&D Grant based on the results of the FAFSA.
Whether you’re just starting to learn about PCA&D or ready to submit an application, connect with us. We offer a range of ways to visit, from on-campus visits to online info sessions and 1-on-1s with an admissions counselor.
Live Experience Design & Production
Graduate with the technical, design, and management skills used in live experience design & production
We're stil accepting applications for the Spring semester. Scholarships and grants are available.
Is Your Degree On Pause?
Complete an Associates degree or certificate in a year with financial support of the ACHIEVE program!
Saturday Tour Day
Drop in and explore our campus as you connect with Admissions staff.
Fall Open House
Join us 10am to 1:30pm to experience our campus and meet our faculty