Moore College of Art and Design

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Moore College of Art and Design can be found in Philadelphia, PA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Moore College of Art and Design has only approximately 560 enrolled students, which allows them to offer higher teacher to student ratios.

The majority of students accepted into this school had an SAT score between 850 to 1100, or got accepted with an ACT score in the range of 18 to 29. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Moore College of Art and Design average GPA ranges from 2.89 to 3.57 for accepted students. 56% of all students that apply are granted admission to Moore College of Art and Design, from which 32% choose to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Moore College of Art and Design Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Moore College of Art and Design was reported as 56.3% in Fall 2013 with over 435 applications submitted to Moore College of Art and Design. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 18 - 29
  • Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.57

How Hard Is It to Get into Moore College of Art and Design?

Applicant Selectivity: High

Moore College of Art and Design has a very competitive selection process for applicants, where most students accepted have a higher than average high school GPA and scored in the top percentiles on standardized tests like the SAT or ACT exam.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Moore College of Art and Design has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 64.2%
  • 2010-2011: 64.3%
  • 2011-2012: 66.7%
  • 2012-2013: 54.4%
  • 2013-2014: 56.3%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 59.1%

How Does Moore College of Art and Design Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Moore College of Art and Design is one percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Curtis Institute of Music4.8%
Rosemont College58.4%
Bryn Athyn College of the New Church51.8%
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley85.5%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Moore College of Art and Design (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math0 - 0
Composite Score18 - 29
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