Tuition & Fees

$17,570

$17,570

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

500-599
16%
400-499
54%
300-399
30%
500-599
35%
400-499
65%
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undergraduateRatios

27%

male

73%

female

1

teacher

3

students

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Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 29
Declined + 10
Total Received 39
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Private (proprietary)

83

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Graphic Design
  2. Photography
  3. Illustration
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Codes

SAT 3699

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School Facts

Paier College of Art, founded in 1946, is a small private art college located in Hamden Connecticut outside of New Haven. It is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges and Licensed by the CT Board of Governors of Higher Education. Paier College of Art offers degrees, diplomas and certificates in the areas of Fine Arts, Illustration, Graphic Design, Interior Design and Photography.

Public/private Private (proprietary)
Campus Enrollment 83
Established in 1946
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ACCSC (Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges)

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Hamden, CT

Campus located in Hamden (population: 61,284), two miles from New Haven.

Paier College of Art
20 Gorham Avenue
Hamden, CT 06514

Campus Life

yes
Students may have cars on campus
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
0%
Top 1/4
0%
Top 1/2
21%
Bottom 1/2
79%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

500-599
16%
400-499
54%
300-399
30%
500-599
35%
400-499
65%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Common application accepted no
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 29
Declined + 10
Total Received 39

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations

Important

Essay
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Lynn Pascale
Admissions Director
P: 203 287-3031
lpascale@paier.edu

Financial Aid

46%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$7,816

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $17,100
Additional fees $470
Books & supplies $2,700
Total $20,270
Average Financial Aid - $7,816
Total with Avg. Aid $12,454

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $187,626
State
Institutional $7,700
Other external $8,522
Total $203,848

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional
Other external
Total

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 203 287-3034
jderose@paier.edu

Financial Aid Officer

John DeRose
Director of Financial Aid
jderose@paier.edu

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Fine Arts
Graphic Design
Illustration
Interior Design
Photography
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Graphic Design
  2. Photography
  3. Illustration

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

83

total students

99%

in-state

1%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

83
students

Female
73%
61

Male
27%
22

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

67%

56
students

Female
77%
43

Male
23%
13

33%

27
students

Female
67%
18

Male
33%
9

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
11%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Hispanic/Latino
52%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

77%

Transfer applicants accepted

78%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of All
Interview Required of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: second week of semester

Spring: second week of semester

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

65

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

65

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Other

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Other
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Russia
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors

International Student Contact

Angela DeRose
Registrar
203 287-3033
aderose@paier.edu

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