2022 Acceptance Rate

A total of 187 students have applied and 95 students have allowed to admit to Pennsylvania College of Art and Design (Acceptance rate: 50.80%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 41.05 % where 39 students have finally enrolled out of 95 admitted students.
The acceptance rate of the school is lower (tighter to admit) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Pennsylvania. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as The Art Institute of Philadelphia and The Art Institute of Pittsburgh, its acceptance rate is slightly lower than average (relatively difficult to get in) (the average acceptance rate of the schools is 56.80%).
The yield of the school is higher (more admitted-students enrolled) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Pennsylvania. Compared to similar schools in rankings, its yield is average (average yield is 38.40%).
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). (Last update: June 2022)

How to Apply to Pennsylvania College of Art and Design

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Admission Statistics Charts

Admission Requirements

The following table summarizes the admission requirement to apply to Pennsylvania College of Art and Design. The school requires 4 items to submit - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Formal demonstration of competencies and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 1 items are recommended to submit - Completion of college-preparatory program and .
Admission Requirements for Applying to Pennsylvania College of Art and Design
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesRequired
Admission test scoresNeither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended