Hussian School of Art

The Bourse Suite 300 111 S. Independence Mall East
Philadelphia, PA 19106-0000
Tel: (215)574-9600
  • The mission of the school is to develop each student's artistic talent to its full creative potential, enabling graduates to promote their strongest marketable skills.
School Highlights
  • Hussian School of Art serves 79 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the state community college average of 26:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 37%.
  • Hussian School of Art is one of 13 community colleges within Philadelphia County, PA.
  • The nearest community college is Metropolitan Career Center Computer Technology Institute (0.80 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Hussian School of Art(PA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, for profit
Total Faculty8 staff25 staff
Hussian School of Art Total Faculty (2014-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 79 has declined by 40% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.44 is less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has grown by 18% over five years.
Total Enrollment79 students571 students
Hussian School of Art Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio10:126:1
Hussian School of Art Student Staff Ratio (2014-2016)
# Full-Time Students79 students354 students
Hussian School of Art Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
Hussian School of Art Enrollment Breakdown PA All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Hussian School of Art Asian (2011-2016)
% Hispanic
Hussian School of Art Hispanic (2012-2013)
% Black
Hussian School of Art Black (2010-2016)
% White
Hussian School of Art White (2010-2016)
Hussian School of Art Ethnicity Breakdown PA All Ethnic Groups 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.0.440.57
Hussian School of Art Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Hussian School of Art Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2014)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$31,300$34,800
Hussian School of Art Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2012-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $18,200 is more than the state average of $16,591. The private state tuition has grown by 25% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$18,200$16,591
Hussian School of Art In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%94%
Hussian School of Art % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates$27,000$13,000
Hussian School of Art Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$9,500$6,246
Hussian School of Art Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate65%84%
Hussian School of Art Percent Admitted (2007-2016)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • The Hussian School of Art is a four-year professional career school dedicated exclusively to the Graphic Arts. Our main objectives are: to give students as much real world experience as possible before they ever look for a job; and to ensure each student receives a well-rounded, well-founded design and illustration education that integrates the best of traditional media with the exciting possibilities of evolving new media. The college offers a Graphics Arts vurriculum in Advertising and Illustration. First year includes basic foundation courses to develop a comprehensive understanding of the theory, vocabulary and techniques common to all visual arts. In the second year, Intermediate and Advanced courses are covered to further enhance a working knowledge of the tools, equipment, technology and elements of problem-solving in design. In the third year student focus on major; Advertising or Illustration. In the fourth year full concentration on Advertising or Illustration major. Courses emphasize refinement of creative and artistic skills and preparation of professional portfolio. Hussian School of Art is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology (ACCSCT).

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Philadelphia 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 0.57, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Philadelphia is Community College of Philadelphia. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.