The Art Institutes of York-PA

1409 Williams Rd
York, PA 17402-9012
Tel: (717)755-2300
  • 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.
The Art Institutes of York-PA (PA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Pivate, for profit Pivate, for profit
Total Faculty 32 staff 23 staff
The Art Institutes of York-PA Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 369 has declined by 39% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 15:1 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 500 students
The Art Institutes of York-PA Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 24:1
The Art Institutes of York-PA Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 271 students 345 students
The Art Institutes of York-PA Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 98 students 155 students
The Art Institutes of York-PA Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
The Art Institutes of York-PA Enrollment Breakdown PA All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
- 300
The Art Institutes of York-PA Dormitory Capacity (2014-2015)
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
-
% Asian
1%
2%
The Art Institutes of York-PA Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
10%
6%
The Art Institutes of York-PA Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
12%
14%
The Art Institutes of York-PA Black (2007-2016)
% White
74%
64%
The Art Institutes of York-PA White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
-
1%
The Art Institutes of York-PA More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
1%
11%
The Art Institutes of York-PA 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. 0.43 0.55
The Art Institutes of York-PA Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
34%
-
The Art Institutes of York-PA Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2009)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $32,800 -
The Art Institutes of York-PA Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $17,344 is more than the state average of $16,014. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $17,344 $16,014
The Art Institutes of York-PA In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100% 95%
The Art Institutes of York-PA % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates $28,388 -
The Art Institutes of York-PA Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $9,500 -
The Art Institutes of York-PA Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate 67% 85%
The Art Institutes of York-PA Percent Admitted (2007-2013)
Source: 2016 (or 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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Did You Know?
For Pennsylvania public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $10,785 per year for in-state students and $14,187 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,014 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Pennsylvania is 78%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Pennsylvania 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 0.55, which is lower than the national average of 0.66. The most diverse community college in Pennsylvania is Community College of Philadelphia. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.