Antonelli Institute

300 Montgomery Ave
Glenside, PA 19038-8242
Tel: (215)836-2222
  • 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 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 37%.
  • 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 69% over five years.
Antonelli Institute(PA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty8 staff25 staff
Antonelli Institute Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 188 has grown by 6% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.39 is less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has grown by 92% over five years.
Total Enrollment188 students618 students
Antonelli Institute Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio24:125:1
Antonelli Institute Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students188 students372 students
Antonelli Institute Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students-246 students
Antonelli Institute Part-Time Students (2007-2011)
Antonelli Institute Enrollment Breakdown PA All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
Antonelli Institute Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% Asian
Antonelli Institute Asian (2008-2013)
% Hispanic
Antonelli Institute Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Antonelli Institute Black (2007-2016)
% White
Antonelli Institute White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Antonelli Institute More (2012-2016)
Antonelli Institute Ethnicity Breakdown PA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.390.57
Antonelli Institute Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Antonelli Institute Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$28,500$34,800
Antonelli Institute Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $19,830 is more than the state average of $16,683. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$19,830$16,683
Antonelli Institute In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid92%94%
Antonelli Institute % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$12,000$13,000
Antonelli Institute Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$6,245
Antonelli Institute Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate65%69%
Antonelli Institute Percent Admitted (2007-2010)
Source: 2016 (or 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 score of 0.36, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Montgomery County, PA is DeVry University-Pennsylvania. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.