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  • Undergraduate Open House

    November 11, 2018

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What's Happening At PAFA Upcoming Events

Undergraduate Open House

Sunday, November 11, 2018
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Graduate Open House

Satruday, November 17, 2018
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Undergraduate Admissions

BFA and PAFA/Penn BFA admission

  • Spring 2019 Deadline: November 15, 2018
  • Early Decision Fall 2019 Deadline: November 15, 2018
  • Early Action Fall 2019 Deadline: December 1, 2018
  • Scholarship Priority Regular Decision Deadline: February 1, 2019

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Graduate Admissions

Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Fall 2019 Deadline: January 15, 2019

Low-Residency MFA Summer 2019 Deadline: January 15, 2019

Post-Baccalaureate Fall 2019 Deadline: March 15, 2019

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

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