Pennsylvania College of Art and Design - Bachelor's Degree

The college began in 1982 as the Pennsylvania School of the Arts, in Marietta, Pennsylvania. It was begun by faculty and many volunteers from the recently closed York Academy of Arts, which had been located in York, Pennsylvania.

  • Average Tuition USD 32,944

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Pennsylvania College of Art & Design is a professional art college offering a BFA degree, certificates, credentials, and curricula that enable students of all ages to pursue art as their life’s work.

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  • 204 N Prince St, Lancaster, PA 17603, United States

    Graphic Design

    USD 21,300 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply artistic and computer techniques to the interpretation of technical and commercial concepts. Includes instruction in computer-assisted art and design, printmaking, concepts sketching, technical drawing, color theory, imaging, studio technique, still and life modeling, multimedia applications, communication skills and commercial art business operations.

  • 204 N Prince St, Lancaster, PA 17603, United States

    Media Studies

    USD 21,300 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on how messages in various media are produced, used, and interpreted within and across different contexts, channels, and cultures, and that prepare individuals to apply communication knowledge and skills professionally.

  • 204 N Prince St, Lancaster, PA 17603, United States


    USD 21,300 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the principles and techniques of communicating information, ideas, moods, and feelings through the creation of images on photographic film, plates, and digital images and that may prepare individuals to be professional photographic artists. Includes instruction in camera and equipment operation and maintenance, film and plate developing, light and composition, films and printing media, color and special effects, photographic art, photographic history, use of computer applications to record or enhance images and applications to the photography of various subjects.

  • 204 N Prince St, Lancaster, PA 17603, United States


    USD 21,300 Tuition Fee

    Any instructional program in fine arts and art studies not listed above.

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    Established in 1982


    The college also offers a continuing education program with professional certificates in digital photography; Digital Design:Print; Digital Design:Web; and Social Media Marketing & Communications; and a wide variety of credit and non-credit studio and computer courses for adults.

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