Earn your Bachelor of Fine Arts through Penn and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Earn your Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree while studying at two of Philadelphia’s most prestigious institutions. For nearly 100 years, the University of Pennsylvania has partnered with the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts to provide students with an unparalleled opportunity to pursue their artistic passions and intellectual pursuits in the Ivy League.
The Bachelor of Fine Arts offers self-motivated and committed students, like you, the chance to design a curriculum at the intersection of your interests. As a Penn BFA student, you have access to a broad range of courses throughout the School of Arts and Sciences and the College of Liberal and Professional Studies, in more than 50 areas of study. The Bachelor of Fine Arts program provides flexibility by offering on-campus and online course options while prioritizing the power of personal connection—between students, teachers, and program staff. Contact LPS to answer any questions that arise as you explore the BFA program at Penn.