Applying to PAFA

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PAFA's Office of Admissions welcomes applications from talented artists and artists in the making.

The Certificate, BFA, and Penn BFA require a high school diploma or equivalent. The MFA and Post-Baccalaureate programs require a bachelor’s degree in art, or equivalent.

Contact the Office of Admissions at or 215-972-7625 with questions or to schedule a visit.

The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is committed to an environment which welcomes and encourages members of all diverse groups to apply to our programs of study.  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.