We are excited to welcome you to Moore College of Art & Design. Moore's exceptional faculty and world-class art and design education—including robust programs in Animation, Illustration and Fine Arts—ensure a seamless transition for you to continue your education in contemporary art.

With more than 175 years of art and design education expertise, Moore's excellence is thanks to our rich history, a dedicated faculty of practicing artists and designers, an inclusive and vibrant community of talented students, and intentionally small class sizes that offer one-on-one attention. 

As a Moore student, your art and design education and college experience will be personalized and focused just on you. Join us and find yourself right at home, here at Moore.

Joining Us at Moore Is Seamless:

  • All credits from PAFA will be accepted by Moore and you will graduate on time
  • Moore will match PAFA scholarships and provide an additional $2,000 to cover the difference in the cost of attendance *
  • No new student enrollment fees
  • Portfolio review waived
  • Moore housing is available

* This excludes full-tuition endowed scholarship students

Plus, you will enjoy the many perks of being a Moore student:

  • Dedicated studios for all Fine Arts students starting in your sophomore year
  • $1,000 paid internship between junior and senior years for all students
  • Exciting study abroad options and travel fellowship opportunities
  • 1:1 career guidance, including interview preparation and resume support, from our Locks Career Center
  • Annual senior art show to present and sell your original art and design work 
  • Safe and walkable neighborhood close to countless museums and cultural institutions along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway
  • Vibrant campus life with student activities and clubs
  • Free gym membership to select Planet Fitness locations
  • Creative & Critical Studies classes, Moore's liberal arts offerings, provide interdisciplinary study with a focus on multiculturalism
  • An active alumni network of 6,500+ artists and designers to connect with about career opportunities and guidance

Our graduates are trained and ready to excel in their career journey: 97% of 2022 Moore alumni were employed or in graduate school just one year after graduation.**

Five Things to Know About Moore with President Cathy Young


** Percentage based on an 83% survey response rate.

You're Welcome at Moore

We’re happy to tell you more about Moore, and to welcome you to our community. Find out about our financial aid packages and how to join us here at Moore. Schedule a meeting with Sierra Conniff, your personal Admissions expert, or complete our inquiry form at the link below. You can also attend an upcoming Admissions event—see our calendar below.