Moore College of Art & Design, founded in 1848, is the first and only women’s visual arts college in the U. S. 

The College provides personalized attention in an intimate learning environment where every student is a valued member of our community.  Moore is dedicated to preparing students for inspiring careers in art and design. Our unique paid internship program for undergraduate women has a high success rate in aiding the launch of your career. Students are free to explore their creativity while pursuing a comprehensive academic program in a beautiful, inspiring campus setting. At Moore everyone is empowered to work hard and discover their own creative voice.

96% of 2013 graduates are employed or attending graduate school &  90% are employed in their area of study! 

Some of the numerous employers include:

  • Anthropologie
  • Bala Cynwyd Middle School
  • Carol Hochman Design Group
  • Destination Maternity
  • Family Circle Magazine
  • Independence Blue Cross
  • International Sculpture Center
  • Stephen Taylor Photography
  • The Barnes Foundation

Click here to learn more about careers

100% of undergraduates receive Paid internships!

Some of the numerous internship hosts include:

  • Comcast
  • Diane von Fürstenburg
  • Istanbul’s Salt Art Gallery 
  • Los Angeles Film Festival
  • Penn Museum of Anthropology and Archaeology
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • The Franklin Learning Center
  • The McMullen Design Group

Click here to learn more about Moore's unique internship program

95% of undergraduates receive scholarships! 

Scholarships are merit based awards and do not have to be repaid. Moore offers more than $600,000 in merit scholarships to first-year and transfer undergraduate students. Awards are based on the applicant's academic and artistic achievements. Click here to learn more about scholarships and here for information about Moore's fellowships and awards.


Majors include: Art Education ● Art History ● Curatorial Studies ● Fashion Design ● Fine Arts ● Foundation ● Graphic Design ● Illustration ● Interactive & Motion Arts ● Interior Design ● Liberal Arts ● Photography & Digital Arts.  In addition, most majors are available as minors and are intended to complement the major courses of study. Additional minors include: Business, Creative Writing, Illustration (Drawing Emphasis) and Textile Design.  

Vist the pages below to learn more about these three majors or click here learn about other majors.

Above photo by Karl Seifert