Moore College of Art and Design

Philadelphia, PA, USA
3.95 Average Rating

College of Art & Design is an independent, nonprofit organization offering baccalaureates for women and co-educational degrees at the graduate level. Founded in 1848, Moore was the first women’s art school in the nation. The college features a Writer’s Studio, exhibition opportunities in the school’s five professional galleries and Student Run Gallery, the Penny and Bob Fox Digital Center for Digital Arts, and an Art Shop where students can sell their work. The Moore campus also hosts the Locks Career Center, a lifelong professional resource for all students and alumnae.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Female Only

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Major city

0
100
54%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
No
ACT
No
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. December 2, 2019

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
50%
Out-Of-State Students
49%
52%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 18
0
36
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
398
Total Number of Undergrads
373
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

0
100
54%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
57%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
7:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$38,073
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$43,738
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$43,738
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$16,188
Books and Supplies
$2000

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
100%
Average Aid Per Year
$17,153
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
100%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$5,329
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$13,191

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
100%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$11,359
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$27,000
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$287
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Organizations
5
Size of Town
Major city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
Yes
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

0
100
38%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
No
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Philadelphia
New York
Los Angeles
Washington
San Francisco
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$33,300
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What Students Are Saying

3.95 Average Rating
Moore is special to me because of the environment, location, and positive message. The environment is very joyful, while the location is well-relaxed, and inspiring. The positive message on women empowerment is by far, my favorite thing about Moore's existence.
Keyana from Philadelphia, PA
Moore College of Art and Design is a small, focused, driven college in Philadelphia, PA. Perfect for women that want a college that is highly focused on art academics and leadership. Great for students that are interested in building their art skills in personal environment.
Nicole from Philadelphia, PA

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