There’s a lot going on outside the classrooms! The links below will help you find out more!
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Here at PAFA, we understand that the college application process can be daunting. While students are inundated with brochures and informational materials, their families are often left in the dark. We don’t want your experience to be that way!
In PAFA’s Admissions Office, it is our goal to assist families personally during the college application process. The following materials are designed to inform parents and families applying to PAFA. These pages can quickly answer many of your questions. However, we don’t want your research to end here.
The college application process should be a discussion among students, families and institutions. To facilitate this conversation, we encourage applicants to contact PAFA’s Office of Admissions directly. Applicants may schedule personalized tours, portfolio reviews and information sessions to learn about our programs. Whether you have questions and queries, or are simply looking for assistance during the application process, we hope to hear from you early and often!
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Visit here to learn more about PAFA’s application process. This section contains important Application Deadlines, Admissions Checklists, and downloadable versions of our Application and Portfolio Guide. This section also includes information for Transfer Students and International Students.
Here, families can learn more about the costs of studying at PAFA, including Tuition, Living Expenses, and Fees. This section may be particularly useful for families that wish to compare PAFA’s costs to those at other institutions.
Families should visit here to learn more about opportunities forfinancial assistance, including Scholarships, Loans, and Financial Aid. Additionally, this section contains PAFA’s FAFSA Code, and details the aid available for international students.
This section is designed to help students and families familiarize themselves with PAFA, either by scheduling a visit or meeting with an Admissions Representative abroad. Prospective families can arrange tours and portfolio reviews on our campus, or learn when a member of our Admissions staff will be visiting locally. Additionally, this section contains valuable information regarding National Portfolio Day events.
These pages are designed to help prospective students and their families learn about housing opportunities at PAFA. This section provides information about I-House, a dormitory-style residence facility available to our students, along with apartment listings and housing guidelines for students who wish to live residentially. Parents may also visit here to learn more about PAFA’s annual H.O.M.E. Day (Housing, Off-Campus, Made Easy!).
Here, students and families can learn more about the nuances of applying for admission at PAFA, including information about part-time students, reapplication/readmission, and applications from our continuing education program.
Visit here to request a copy of PAFA’s Viewbook, which contains information about our programs and contains an Application for Admission.