Antonelli Institute

300 Montgomery Ave
Erdenheim, PA 19038-8242
Tel: (215)836-2222
188 students
Private for-profit
Antonelli Institute offers degree programs in photography and graphic design/commercial art. Located in Pennsylvania, the school teaches artistic and technical skills necessary to succeed in the creative visual arts. Antonelli Institute is known for providing individualized "hands on" instruction in classes taught by working professionals.
School Highlights
Antonelli Institute serves 188 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is lower than the state community college average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 42%.
Antonelli Institute is one of 7 community colleges within Montgomery County, PA.
The nearest community college is DeVry University-Pennsylvania (3.60 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 38% over five years.
College Antonelli Institute Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 8 staff
62 staff
Antonelli Institute Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 188 has declined by 22% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 9:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.37 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 94% over five years.
Total Enrollment 188 students 1,371 students
Antonelli Institute Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1
Antonelli Institute Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 188 students
779 students
Antonelli Institute Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
Antonelli Institute Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
Antonelli Institute Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
Antonelli Institute Black (2006-2014)
% White
Antonelli Institute White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
Antonelli Institute More (2011-2014)
Antonelli Institute Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.37 0.70
Antonelli Institute Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $19,830 is more than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $19,830 is more than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $19,830 $5,664
Antonelli Institute In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $19,830 $10,360
Antonelli Institute Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Total Dormitory Capacity 102 271
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 92%
Antonelli Institute % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • The Antonelli Institute was founded to meet the training needs of professional photographers and military photographer. Following World War II, the school's excellent reputation attracted veterans seeking training in photography. Internationally renowned photographer and artist, Severo Antonelli, founded Antonelli Institute in 1938 in Philadelphia. The school's founder, a major futurist artist and photographer, had brought to the school his reputation as one of the leading photo-picturalist's in the United States. On two occasions, Antonelli's photographs were exhibited at the Smithsonian Institution in the first and largest one-man photography exhibits ever at the institution. The Graphic Design / Commercial Art Program prepares students for an entry level career in the graphic design and illustration field. Learning from practicing professionals in the field, students acquire the skills necessary for a full-time staff position or freelance practice. Upon satisfactory completion of this program, the Associate in Specialized Technology Degree will be awarded. The Photography Program of study prepares students for entry-level positions in the fast-paced field of professional photography; whether it be portraiture, advertising, commercial photographic lab work, freelance or any number of other areas where skilled photographers are needed. The program provides opportunities, not only for a high level of technical training and skills needed to do quality photography, but to help the student become a successful business person or a highly valued employee.

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Did You Know?
Montgomery County, PA community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.59, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Montgomery County, PA is DeVry University-Pennsylvania. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.