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  • 9 BFA Majors
  • 11 BFA Minors
  • 8:1 Student-to-Faculty Ratio
  • 408 students enrolled in 2019–2020 (95% Undergraduate students, 4% 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
  • 94% of our BFA alumni are employed or in graduate school, just one year out from graduation*
  • #22 in best colleges for design in America, according to Niche
  • Top 10 for Visual Arts, according to College Magazine
  • 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!)
  • 172 years of leading the way in equity and inclusion
  • 50% from Pennsylvania
  • 35% from the surrounding states of New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Ohio and West Virginia
  • 14% from the rest of the United States
  • 1% from international locations
  • 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.
  • 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


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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