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There is an application fee of $60 which is paid online when submitting your application. PAFA does accept fee waivers from the CollegeBoard, NACAC, and School Lunch Program. Students experiencing financial hardship can request a fee waiver by contacting the Admissions Office.

Undergraduate Application Deadlines

December 1 Spring semester applications
Early Action Fall semester applications
February 1 Regular Decision Fall applications
Scholarship Priority Fall applications

* Applications for the Fall 2022 semester are still open after the Scholarship Priority deadline. These applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis. 

Using the Self Service Center

During the admissions process, applicants may check the status of their application through PAFA's Self-Service Center. To track your progress in completing all the application requirements, use the Applications Summary option.

  • If you applied using PAFA's Application, you can sign in with the same application login.
  • Common Application users will need to create a Self Service Center account to check the status of their application. Use the same email entered on your Common Application.

Please note that only complete applications will be reviewed for admission. Applicants with missing requirements will be notified and should refer to the Application Summary page to see what materials are incomplete.

Picture Yourself at PAFA

The Admissions and Financial Aid staff at PAFA are available to assist you during all stages of the application and enrollment process.

Telephone: (215) 972-7625
Fax: (215) 569-0153
Financial Aid Telephone: (215) 972-2019

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