Moore College of Art & Design 1

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20th and the Parkway

Philadelphia, PA 19103

Phone: (215) 965-4015
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Moore College of Art & Design is a private institution that was founded in 1848. It has an urban setting. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Its tuition and fees are $32,738 (2012-13).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

Moore College of Art & Design is dedicated to excellence in preparing students for lifelong learning and leadership in fine arts, design arts, art history and art education. With ten fine arts and design arts programs leading to a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, Moore offers majors in Fashion Design, Fine Arts (2D and 3D concentrations), Art Education, Graphic Design, Photography/Digital Arts, Illustration, Interior Design, Curatorial Studies, Art History , and Textile Design. Minors are available in all majors except Art Education. Founded in 1848, and located on the beautiful Benjamin Franklin Parkway in the center of Philadelphia's cultural district, Moore remains the only women's college of the visual arts in the United States. As it has from the beginning. Moore continues to advance the role of women in the visual arts and to ensure their success by bridging the worlds of education and career. As a leader in the arts and cultural communities, Moore promotes the visual arts through distinctive education and gallery programs. With an average student population of 500 and a student to faculty ratio of 8:1, Moore is committed to maintaining a small school environment as the College continues to evolve in the 21st century. Moore faculty and administrators value individuality, creativity and professionalism. They encourage excellence, exploration, and self-expression. Moore nurtures women with special talents in the visual arts and prepares them to flourish in their chosen fields.

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School type private
Year founded 1848
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When applying to Moore College of Art & Design, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling, and the early decision deadline is November 15. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. The application fee at Moore College of Art & Design is $40.

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Moore College of Art & Design offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, health service, and health insurance. Moore College of Art & Design also offers campus safety and security services like late night transport/escort service and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Moore College of Art & Design.

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Tuition and fees $32,738 (2012-13)
Room and board $12,298 (2012-13)
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