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  • 9 BFA Majors
  • 11 BFA Minors
  • 7:1 Student-to-Faculty Ratio
  • 382 students enrolled in 2021–2022 (93% Undergraduate students, 6% Graduate students, 1% Post-Baccalaureate students)
  • 100% of BFA students receive some kind of financial aid or support
  • $1,000 paid internship for every BFA student in every major
  • 97% of our BFA alumni are employed or in graduate school one year after graduating*
  • #22 in best colleges for design in America, according to Niche
  • Top 10 for Visual Arts, according to College Magazine
  • Private nonprofit
  • 6 free public exhibition spaces in The Galleries at Moore
  • 3 Graduate Studies degree opportunities
  • 4+1 Program opportunities (BFA+MA) for every undergraduate major
  • 6 Adult Continuing Education certificate programs
  • 2 Youth Education programs (and 100 years of Young Artists Workshop in 2021!)
  • 174 years of leading the way in equity and inclusion

*Percentage based on an 82% survey response rate

WHERE DO MOORE STUDENTS COME FROM?
  • 48% from Pennsylvania
  • 33% from the surrounding states of New York, New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland
  • 19% from the rest of the United States
  • 1% from international locations
BFA Age/Gender – Fall 2021
  • Men – 0
  • Women – 357
    • 18 to 19 years old – 128
    • 20 to 21 years old – 143
    • 22 to 24 years old – 61
    • 25 to 29 years old – 18
    • 30 to 34 years old – 4
    • 35 to 49 years old – 0
    • 50 to 64 years old – 1
Post-Bacc/Graduate AGE/GENDER – FALL 2021
  • Men – 1 (30 to 34 years old)
  • Women – 24
    • 20 to 21 years old – 1
    • 22 to 24 years old – 6
    • 25 to 29 years old – 4
    • 30 to 34 years old – 4
    • 35 to 39 years old – 4
    • 40 to 49 years old – 3
    • 50 to 64 years old – 2
BFA STUDENT ETHNICITY – FALL 2021
  • 16% African American
  • 6% Asian/Pacific Islander
  • 56% Caucasian
  • 6% Hispanic
  • 1% Native American
  • 1% International
  • 8% Two or More Races
  • 6% Unknown
BFA TUITION & FEES IN 2022–2023
  • Tuition: $45,960
  • General College Fees: $1,576
  • Room & Board: $17,862
  • Technology Fee: $222
  • Total: $65,620
UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP AID AND FELLOWSHIPS
  • Extensive financial aid and scholarship opportunities for every student
  • Moore annually grants $3.5 million in scholarship aid to students who demonstrate artistic and academic excellence.
  • Competitive leadership and travel fellowships
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 Competitive Penny and Bob Fox Internship Fellowships awarded at $3,000 each.
ENROLLMENT: FALL 2021
  • 357 BFA students
  • 23 Graduate students
  • 2 Post-Baccalaureate students
First-Year BFA Retention
  • 77% Fall 2020 returned in Fall 2021
  • 67% Fall 2019 returned in Fall 2020
  • 72% Fall 2018 returned in Fall 2019
  • 71% Fall 2017 returned in Fall 2018
  • 78% Fall 2016 returned in Fall 2017
  • 73% Fall 2015 returned in Fall 2016
  • 76% Fall 2014 returned in Fall 2015
BFA SIX-YEAR GRADUATION RATES
  • 64% Fall 2016 graduated in six years
  • 59% Fall 2015 graduated in six years
  • 55% Fall 2014 graduated in six years
  • 73% Fall 2013 graduated in six years
  • 58% Fall 2012 graduated in six years
  • 57% Fall 2011 graduated in six years
  • 57% Fall 2010 graduated in six years
BFA Transfer Student Four-Year Graduation Rates
  • 86% Fall 2018 graduated in four years
  • 72% Fall 2017 graduated in four years
  • 72% Fall 2016 graduated in four years
  • 77% Fall 2015 graduated in four years
  • 73% Fall 2014 graduated in four years
  • 65% Fall 2013 graduated in four years
  • 84% Fall 2012 graduated in four years

By the numbers

According to The Economist, Moore College of Art & Design ranks:

#1 in Pennsylvania

In overall performance for adding value among art and design colleges & universities

#3 in the Nation

In overall performance for adding value among art and design colleges and universities

Top 7% in added value

Among all higher education institutions nationwide (according to the economist)

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