Admissions Office

  • Introducing Stiles Hall

    PAFA's New Housing Option

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  • 115th Annual Student Exhibition

    May 13, 2016 - June 5, 2016

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  • Visiting Artists Program

    Spring Schedule

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Visit PAFA Upcoming Events

Friday, May 13

115th Annual Student Exhibition Public Opening
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
5:00pm - 8:00pm

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Upcoming Application Deadlines 

Fall 2016 Master of Fine Arts (MFA) admission: Rolling Admission
Summer 2016 Low-Residency MFA admission: Rolling Admission
Fall 2016 Certificate/BFA Regular Decision admission: Rolling Admission
Fall 2016 Post-Baccaureate admission: Rolling Admission

Contact the Office of Admissions at or 215-972-7625 for more information.

The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) is committed to an environment that welcomes and encourages members of all diverse groups to apply. PAFA provides equal opportunity to all students and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, or status as a veteran.