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PAFA attracts some of the most promising art students from all over the globe. They may be working toward a full-time degree program in the School of Fine Arts or simply want to enrich their lives with courses from our Continuing Education offerings.

Prospective School of Fine Arts students: The PAFA Office of Admissions is here to assist you in learning more about our amazing faculty, facilities and students. We offer individual and group tours of the School of Fine Arts and our historic Cast Hall. Please schedule a visit to learn more about what makes PAFA an exceptional art school.

Office of Admissions and Financial Aid:
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
128 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Phone: 215-972-7625
Email: admissions@pafa.edu
Summer Office Hours: Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

We also offer portfolio reviews for applicants to all programs, which are informational and provide prospective students with guidance on how to create a portfolio, in general, as well as how to submit a portfolio to PAFA that will enhance your merit scholarship opportunity. Tours and portfolio reviews are by appointment only.

Continuing Education Program: Walk-ins are welcome!

Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.