Moore College of
Art & Design, Philadelphia
Moore College of Art & Design focuses on the education of students
for careers in the visual arts. Founded in 1848 Moore offers 9 undergraduate
majors, 3 graduate programs, and 1 post-baccalaureate program. Undergraduate
majors offered are: art education,
art history, fashion design, fine arts (2D and 3D emphasis), illustration,
curatorial studies, photography & digital arts, interior design and
textile design. Those studying fine arts have individual studios and access
to drawing and painting studios, the printmaking shop, the ceramics studio
and metal shop. Graduate programs available are: Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
in Studio Arts, MFA in Interior Design and
MA in Art Education. A post-baccalaureate in Art Education is also available.
Annual Tuition Fee: $29,266.
Address: Moore College of Art & Design,
20th Street and The Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19103
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of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia
Established in 1805 the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) is
one of the oldest art institutes in the world. The 4 year Certificate
Program is the academys most historic program. In the first 2 years
students receive a traditional atelier style artistic training in painting,
drawing, sculpture and printmaking. Guided and mentored by master artists,
students take classes in life drawing, painting, cast drawing, anatomy,
colour in painting, figure modeling,
still life painting, woodcut,
etching, perspective and art
history. The Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) program is a newer addition to
the academy. There is also a Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Graduate
Studies for students who wish to further their formal education in a studio-based
environment. The Post Baccalaureate program is aimed at students with
undergraduate degrees and extensive studio work below the graduate level.
PAFA also offers an Academy Master of Fine Arts Program (MFA).
Annual Tuition Fee: $24,410 (BFA program),
$31,100 (MFA program).
Address: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts,
118-128 N. Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19102
Tyler School of
Founded in the 1930s, the Tyler School of Art expanded in 2009 and opened
a new 255,000 sq ft art facility, allowing space for new studios, galleries,
workshops and exhibition space. The college offers a Bachelor Fine Arts
(BFA) in painting, sculpture, ceramics, glass, photography,
printmaking, graphics and jewellery/metals. Tyler also offers BA/BS degree
programs in architecture/ preservation, facilities management, art education,
visual studies and art history. Masters are also available in the area
of architecture, art history, education and fine
Annual Tuition Fee: Out-of-State Residents
$26,200 / Pennsylvania Residents $15,400.
Address: Tyler School of Art,
Temple University, 2001 N. 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122
University of the Arts, Philadelphia
The University of the Arts is home to the College of Art and Design; the
College of Performing Arts and the College of Media and Communication.
There are 46 undergraduate and graduate degrees on offer resulting in
the following qualifications: Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Music,
Bachelor of Science, Master of Arts, Master of Arts in Teaching, Master
of Fine Arts, Master of Industrial Design and Master of Music. BFA in
fine arts offer the following majors: crafts,
illustration, multidisciplinary fine arts, painting/drawing, photography,
printmaking and sculpture. Minors on offer are: animation, book arts,
figurative illustration, film/digital, narrative video, studio photography,
photography and typography. There are 8 graduate art degree programs including
MA's in Art Education, Teaching, Museum Communication and Museum Education;
and MFA's in Book Arts, Museum Exhibition Planning and Design and Ceramics/Painting/Sculpture.
Annual Tuition Fee: $31,900.
Address: The University of the Arts,
320 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102