Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$38,926
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$39,823
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
9.33%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
87.8%
172 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
188
95.2% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
50%
8 Graduates

About

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is a higher education institution located in Philadelphia County, PA. In 2020, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts were Painting (19 degrees awarded), Sculpture (6 degrees), and Illustration (5 degrees).

In 2020, 87 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. 71.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 28.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (56 degrees), 9.33 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (6 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is $38,926, which is $24,526 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

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The median undergraduate tuition at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is $38,926, which is $24,526 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $39,823.

In 2020, 100% of undergraduate students attending Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 51% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$38,926
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts was $38,926. The cost of tuition at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is $24,526 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

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Average Net Price

$39,823
2020 Value
6.31%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $39,823. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts grew by 6.31%.

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Other Student Expenses

$14,990
Room and Board
$1,612
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts was of $14,990 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,612. The cost of room and board decreased by 10.3% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

100%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
51%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

100% of undergraduate students at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2019, when 100% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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9.33%
2018 Default Rate
7
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts was 9.33%, which represents 7 out of the 75 total borrowers.

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Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts received 172 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those 172 applicants, 151 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 87.8% acceptance rate.

There were 188 students enrolled at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts has an overall enrollment yield of 12.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

87.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
151
Accepted Out of 172

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts was 87.8% (151 admissions from 172 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 88.4%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants stayed by 0%, while admissions declined by −0.658%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts has a total enrollment of 188 students. The full-time enrollment at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is 179 students and the part-time enrollment is 9. This means that 95.2% of students enrolled at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, both undergraduate and graduate, is 57.4% White, 7.45% Two or More Races, 6.91% Black or African American, 5.85% Asian, 4.26% Hispanic or Latino, 1.06% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (42.1%), followed by White Male (14.3%) and Two or More Races Female (7.14%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (41.5%), followed by White Male (15.1%) and Asian Female (9.43%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

95.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, both undergraduate and graduate, is 188 students. The full-time enrollment at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is 179 and the part-time enrollment is 9. This means that 95.2% of students enrolled at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts are enrolled full-time compared with 68.5% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

37%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts was 37%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71.5%), Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    108
  2. Two or More Races
    14
  3. Black or African American
    13

The enrolled student population at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is 57.4% White, 7.45% Two or More Races, 6.91% Black or African American, 5.85% Asian, 4.26% Hispanic or Latino, 1.06% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 44% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.4% Black or African American.

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In 2020, 37 more women than men received degrees from Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is white (56 degrees awarded). There were 9.33 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (6 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is Painting (19 degrees awarded), followed by Sculpture (6 degrees) and Illustration (5 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Visual & Performing Arts (87 degrees awarded).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts are Graphic designers (84,155 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (80,043 people), Other managers (67,929 people), Other designers (64,319 people), and Postsecondary teachers (53,367 people).

The most specialized majors at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts are Visual & Performing Arts (87 degrees awarded).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts are Physicians, Surgeons, Credit analysts, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Actuaries

The most specialized majors at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts are Visual & Performing Arts (87 degrees awarded).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts are Elementary & secondary schools (162,203 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (113,609 people), Specialized design services (60,617 people), Computer Systems Design (58,045 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (48,772 people).

The most specialized majors at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts are Visual & Performing Arts (87 degrees awarded).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.
Most Common
  1. 19 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 6 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 5 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts was Painting with 19 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

25
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
62
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 25 degrees were awarded to men at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, which is 0.403 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (62).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 10 degrees were awarded to men at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Painting, which is 0.526 times less than the 19 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 27 degrees were awarded to women at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in General Fine Studio Arts, which is 3 times more than the 9 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

64%
100% Completion Time
82%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 64% of students graduating from Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 82% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 82% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is Male and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    56 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    6 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    6 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is white (56 degrees awarded). There were 9.33 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (6 degrees).

6.9% of degree recipients (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    42 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    14 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    4 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is white female (42 degrees awarded). There were 3 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (14 degrees).

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Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts has an endowment valued at nearly $37.1M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $170k (0.458%), compared to the 1.87% average return ($195k on $10.4M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2020, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts had a total salary expenditure of $19.2M. Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts employs 16 Professors, 2 Associate professors, and 1 Assistant professors. Most academics at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts are Male Professors (11), Female Professors(5), and Male Associate professors (2).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 20 employees, Management, with 9 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 9 employees.

Endowment

$37.1M
2020 Endowment
2.05%
decline from 2019

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts has an endowment valued at about $37.1M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts declined 2.05% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $26.7M higher than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $77.1k - State
  3. $12.3k - Local

As of 2020, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $77.1k from state grants and contracts, and $12.3k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$7.86M
2020 Salaries
4.48%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts paid a median of $7.86M in salaries, which represents 40.9% of their overall expenditure ($19.2M) and a 4.48% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 9.03% growth from 2018 and a 1.79% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.95M (42.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.14M
Instructional Salaries
19
Number of Employees

In 2020, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts paid a total of $1.14M to 19 employees working as instructors, which represents 14.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $855k (29%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
16 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
20 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts were Professor with 16 employees; Associate professor with 2 employees; and Associate professor with 1 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 20 employees; Management with 9 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 9 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts was Male Professor with 11 employees, Female Professor with 5 employees, and Male Associate professor with 2 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

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