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Moore College of Art and Design Overview

Located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Moore College of Art and Design is a private not-for-profit institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

What Is Moore College of Art and Design Known For?

89 Undergraduate Awards
$45,009 Avg Cost After Aid
50% Acceptance Rate
  • Students who want to work more closely with their professors have an easier time at Moore College since the student to facuty ratio is 7 to 1.
  • The highest award offered at Moore College is the master's degree.
  • In 2019-2020, 20% of the faculty were full-time.
  • On average, it takes about 4.1 years for students from Moore College to earn a bachelor's degree. This is excellent when compared to the average of 4.4 years.

Where Is Moore College of Art and Design?


Contact details for Moore College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 20Th And The Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19103-1179
Phone: 215-568-4515

How Do I Get Into Moore College?

You can apply to Moore College online at:

Admission Requirements for Moore College

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations recommended
SAT or ACT Scores considered but not required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Moore College?

50% Acceptance Rate
100% Of Accepted Are Women
The acceptance rate at Moore College is 50%, which is a sign that the school is fairly selective. While it may not be as hard to get into as other colleges, you should not take admission for granted.

Can I Afford Moore College of Art and Design?

$45,009 Net Price
87% Take Out Loans
7.5% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Moore College is $45,009. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Moore College, approximately 87% of students took out student loans averaging $12,783 a year. That adds up to $51,132 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Moore College is 7.5%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Moore College of Art and Design Undergraduate Student Diversity

354 Full-Time Undergraduates
100% Women
35% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 365 undergraduate students at Moore College, with 354 being full-time and 11 being part-time.


There are also 24 graduate students at the school.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Moore College of Art and Design students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 16
Black or African American 47
Hispanic or Latino 31
White 208
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 50

Geographic Diversity

Pennsylvania students aren't the only ones who study at Moore College of Art and Design. At this time, 11 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 9 countries are represented at Moore College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Canada, China, and Honduras.

Online Learning at Moore College of Art and Design

88 Took All Classes Online
389 Took At Least One Class Online
2,175.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 389 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Moore College has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 95th most popular in Pennsylvania for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Growth Rankings of Moore College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Moore College of Art and Design was 2,175.0%. This is the #61 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Moore College regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Moore College of Art and Design Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s TOTAL
Design & Applied Arts 46 0 0 46
General Visual & Performing Arts 19 0 0 19
Fine & Studio Arts 12 0 5 17
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 9 0 0 9
Teacher Education Subject Specific 2 1 4 7
Cultural Studies & Analysis 0 0 2 2
Museum Studies 1 0 0 1
TOTAL 89 1 11 101


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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