Apply to PAFA

Undergraduate Application Options
 

FALL 2023 PAFA APPLICATION

SPRING 2023 PAFA APPLICATION

2023 COMMON APPLICATION

PAFA/PENN APPLICATION¹

CERTIFICATE APPLICATION²

¹ Penn portion of the application. See below for additional application information.
² For the Studio and Fine Art Foundations Certificate Programs.

Graduate Application Options
 

2023 MFA APPLICATION

2023 LOW-RES MFA APPLICATION

2023 POST-BAC CERTIFICATE APPLICATION


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 also request a fee waiver by contacting the Admissions Office.

Application Requirements

Additional information for transfer applicantsinternational students, and those interested in the PAFA/Penn BFA.

Application Deadlines

Undergraduate 
 

December 1
  • Regular Decision Deadline for Spring Semester Start
  • Early Action Deadline for Fall Semester Start
February 1
  • Scholarship Priority and Regular Decision Deadlines for Fall Semester Start

* Applications for the Fall 2023 semester are still open after the Scholarship Priority deadline. These applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis. Certificate applications are open for rolling admission year-round.

Graduate
 

February 15 (Scholarship Priority)

MFA Program
Low-Residency MFA Program
Rolling Admission Post-Baccalaureate Program

* Applications for the MFA and Low-Res MFA programs are still open after the Scholarship Priority deadline. These applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis.