Antonelli Institute

Tel: (215)836-2222
187 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 187 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher 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 8 community colleges within Montgomery County, PA.
The nearest community college is DeVry University-Pennsylvania (3.60 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 7 teachers has declined by 65% over five years.
College Antonelli Institute Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
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 7 staff
61 staff
Antonelli Institute Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 187 has declined by 16% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 18:1 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 117% over five years.
Total Enrollment 187 students 1,315 students
Antonelli Institute Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 27:1
Antonelli Institute Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 187 students
815 students
Antonelli Institute Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
Antonelli Institute Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
Antonelli Institute Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Antonelli Institute Black (2006-2013)
% White
Antonelli Institute White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Antonelli Institute More (2011-2013)
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 (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $19,830 is more than the state average of $5,590. 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 $10,086. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $19,830 $5,590
Antonelli Institute In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $19,830 $10,086
Antonelli Institute Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity 80 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 89%
Antonelli Institute % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (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?
For Montgomery County, PA private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,551 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

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 0.66, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Montgomery County, PA is Harcum College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.