Pennsylvania College of Art and Design

Pennsylvania College of Art and Design

Lancaster, Pennsylvania


Tuition and Fees

The cost for undergraduate students to attend Pennsylvania College of Art and Design for an academic year can be broken down into $25,000 for tuition, $1,600 for fees, $1,568 for books and supplies, $10,754 for room and board and $1,188 for other expenses. The cost for in-state and out-of-state students is the same.

Tuition and Fees

$26,600
Tuition$25,000
Fees$1,600
Books and supplies$1,568
Room and board$10,754
Other expenses$1,188

Tuition Plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institutionYes
Tuition guaranteed planNo
Prepaid tuition planNo
Tuition payment planYes
Other alternative tuition planNo

Financial Aid

100% of undergradate students at Pennsylvania College of Art and Design received financial aid. The distribution of financial aid types at Pennsylvania College of Art and Design consists of 100% receiving grant or scholarship aid of $8,775 on average, 48% receiving pell grants of $4,597 on average, 100% receiving institutional grants or scholarships of $4,375 on average, and 91% receiving federal student loans of $5,752 on average.

Average Grant/Scholarship Aid

$8,775

Awarded any Financial Aid

100%
Aid TypeNumber ReceivingPercent ReceivingAverage Aid Received
Grant or scholarship aid54100%$8,775
Pell grants2648%$4,597
Institutional grants or scholarships54100%$4,375
Federal student loans4991%$5,752

Net Price

Average Net Price

$26,927

Net prices changes by family income and financial need. Net price typically increases with increase in family income because of higher amounts of financial aid available to students belonging to lower income families. Students in the lowest $0 – $30,000 family income bracket paid net price of $22,740 compared to net price of $23,080 in the $30,001 – $48,000 family income bracket, $26,303 in the $48,001 – $75,000 family income bracket, $29,936 in the $75,001 – $110,000 family income bracket and $30,560 in the $110,001 and more family income bracket.

Net Price by Family Income

Family IncomeNet Price Paid
$0 – $30,000$22,740
$30,001 – $48,000$23,080
$48,001 – $75,000$26,303
$75,001 – $110,000$29,936
$110,001 and more$30,560

Net price reflects the actual cost to attend after accounting for finanical aid. Net price includes tuition, books, living costs, and other expenses after subtracting federal financial aid received by students.

Sticker Price

The cost for a 4 year bachelors degree at Pennsylvania College of Art and Design is $169,553. The cost reported is aggregated over 4 years and includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, room and board, and other miscellaneous expenses. The year to year increases in tuition and cost of living are accounted by applying a rate of increase of 4% which is based on the average rate of increase in the last 2 years as reported by Pennsylvania College of Art and Design. The actual net cost paid by students could be lower because financial aid is not accounted for in this cost. The cost for in-state and out-of-state students is the same.

4-year Sticker Price

$169,553
Year Sticker Price
1$40,110
2$41,589
3$43,127
4$44,727