The Art Institutes of York-PA

1409 Williams Rd
York, PA 17402-9012
Tel: (717)755-2300
369 students
Private for-profit
A Bradley Academy education is not a process where we hand you skills and knowledge. It is an interactive process where you take responsibility and apply your knowledge. Here, you learn from artists and professionals in a hands-on environment. You have the opportunity to make both professional contacts and lifelong friends. Our goal is to encourage your passion in the creative field you have chosen and to help you develop competencies that can be applied in a related industry.
School Highlights
The Art Institutes of York-PA serves 369 students (73% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the state community college average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 36%.
The Art Institutes of York-PA is one of 4 community colleges within York County, PA.
The nearest community college is YTI Career Institute-York (0.20 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 38% over five years.
College The Art Institutes of York-PA (PA) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Private not-for-profit
Total Faculty 32 staff
23 staff

Student Body

The student population of 369 has declined by 39% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 is less than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 369 students 371 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
# Full-Time Students 271 students
345 students
# Part-Time Students 98 students
155 students
Total Dormitory Capacity 212 300
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Unknown races
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. 0.43 0.55

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $17,544 is more than the state average of $15,915. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $17,544 $15,915
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Bradley Academy traces its roots back to 1952, when the York Academy of Arts was established. For many years, the school was located on East Philadelphia Street in York. Now, Bradley Academy is housed in a contemporary 38,000 square foot building in York, PA. Opened in August of 1997, the facility contains 20 classrooms and studios, a student computer commons, a gallery, an art store, and library.The typical class size is less than 25. However, classes may vary in size from 6 to a maximum of 42 for certain lecture classes. Specialized resource areas such as a graphics lab, display windows and vignette space allow students to apply the skills learned in the classroom. There are 30 Art Institute locations in addition to Bradley Academy in major metropolitan areas throughout North America. The college offers programs in Animation, Digital Arts, Fashion Marketing, Graphic Design, Interior Design and Web Design. Bradley Academy is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Career Schools and Colleges of Technology (ACCSCT). The School is also licensed by the State Board of Private Licensed Schools (Pennsylvania Department of Education).

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