Accreditation and compliance

Documents of accreditation for Pennsylvania College of Art & Design are available on request from the office of the president: presidentsoffice@pcad.edu.

PCA&D is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), is approved as a college and for degree-granting privileges by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, and is a member of the Association of Independent Colleges of Art & Design (AICAD).

MSCHE Accreditation Status
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
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4th Floor, MB #166
Wilmington, DE 19801



To file a formal complaint against Pennsylvania College of Art & Design, you may use the following links to the College’s accrediting agencies: