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Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

128 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102.
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A free-standing school of the fine arts and a museum of American art.

Date of Initial Accreditation: 9/1/1979
Year of Most Recent Comprehensive Review: 2016
Academic Year of Next Scheduled Comprehensive Review: 2026-2027

Degree-Granting, Non-Degree-Granting, MSCHE, Not-for-Profit, Private.


Clint A. Jukkala, Executive Dean, College of Fine Arts
Telephone: (215) 972-7623
Facsimile: (215) 569-0153

Elizabeth Warshawer, Interim President and CEO
Telephone: (215) 972-2016
Facsimile: (2150972-1464

Degree and Program Listing

Bachelor of Fine Arts-4 to 5 years: Studio Art (Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture).
Certificate-1 year or 2 summers: Studio Art (Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture) (Post-Baccalaureate).
Master of Fine Arts-2 years: Studio Art (Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture).
♦ Continuing Education and Museum Education.
Bachelor of Fine Arts-4 years: Studio Art (Animation, Illustration).
Certificate-1 year: Fine Art Foundations; Studio.
Master of Fine Arts (Summer/Low Residency)-3 years: Studio Art.