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Fast Facts About MOORE

BFA Tuition & Fees 2016-2017
Tuition: $37,032
General College Fees: $1,269
Room & Board: $14,389
Total: $52,690
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BFA MAJORS

Ten majors leading to a Bachelors of Fine Arts degree

  • Animation & Game Arts 
  • Art Education
  • Art History
  • Curatorial Studies
  • Fashion Design
  • Fine Arts 
  • Graphic Design
  • Illustration
  • Interior Design (Accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation, CIDA, Interior Design Data for CIDA)
  • Photography & Digital Arts

MINORS

Moore provides students with the opportunity to create a customized learning experience, offering 17 tracts leading to one of 11 minors to complement the major courses of study.

ENROLLMENT FALL 2016

  • 367 – BFA Students
  • 30 – Grad Students
  • 4 – Post Bacc

FIRST YEAR RETENTION

  • 74% Fall 2011 returned in Fall 2012
  • 79% Fall 2012 returned in Fall 2013
  • 83% Fall 2013 returned in Fall 2014
  • 73% Fall 2014 returned in Fall 2015
  • 72% Fall 2015 returned in Fall 2016

BFA 6 YR GRADUATION RATE

  • 67% Fall 2009 graduate within 6 years
  • 57% Fall 2008 graduate within 6 years
  • 58% Fall 2007 graduate within 6 years
  • 56% Fall 2006 graduate within 6 years

ETHNICITY FALL 2016

  • 1% International
  • 21% African American
  • 4% Asian/Pacific Islander
  • 6% Hispanic
  • 58% Caucasian
  • 10% Two or More Races

ETHNICITY FALL 2015

  • 1.5% International
  • 21% African American
  • 3% Asian/Pacific Islander
  • 7% Hispanic
  • 59% White
  • 6% Two or More Races
  • 2.5% Unknown

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION FALL 2015

  • 59% In-state
  • 32.5% Contiguous
  • 7% Rest of states
  • 1.5% International

UNIQUE PAID INTERNSHIP FELLOWSHIPS

  • Required internships in every major with Student Teaching Requirement in Art Education
  • $1,000 Internship Fellowship for every student completing the internship or student teaching requirement. Five CompetitivePenny and Bob Fox Internship Fellowships awarded at $3,000 each.

UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP AID AND  FELLOWSHIPS

  • Extensive financial aid and scholarship opportunities
  • Moore annually grants $3.5 million in scholarship aid to students who demonstrate artistic and academic excellence.
  • Competitive leadership and travel fellowships

EXCLUSIVE INTERNATIONAL STUDY PROGRAM 

  • Rome, Italy 2016 and Athens, Greece 2017

THE LOCKS CAREER CENTER

Life-long resource for students and alumnae in their professional pursuits throughout their career

ADDITIONAL BENEFITS AND RESOURCES

  • Wireless Campus
  • The Art Shop selling the work of students and alumnae
  • Writer's Studio
  • Exhibition opportunities through student shows in Moore’s five professional galleries and the Student Run Gallery
  • Extensive Leadership Programs and Opportunities
  • Community Service Opportunities
  • City As Campus – connecting Moore students with Philadelphia’s cultural community
  • Penny and Bob Fox Digital Center for Digital Arts, Design and Print Media
  • 24/7 Security

Moore College of Art & Design is a Non-Profit Organization