Welcome to The Art Institute of York—Pennsylvania
This Art Institute school is no longer accepting new students. Currently enrolled students can find out more about the programs in the Catalog.
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The pages that follow are designed to give you insight into The Art Institute of York—Pennsylvania, the programs of study, the courses you will take, the admissions process, tuition, and the opportunities for graduates. These facts can’t begin to capture the enthusiasm of our students as they prepare for a career or the experience of talking to people who care about your future. The “facts” simply can’t show you the spirit that is The Art Institute of York—Pennsylvania.
The only way to fully understand what happens here is to visit. Talk with students and staff. See the work. Check our results. Ask questions. Explore your concerns. Let us show you the value of our career education. We appreciate your interest and welcome your questions.
The Art Institute of York—Pennsylvania traces its history back to 1952, when the York Academy of Arts was established in the city by local artists to meet the community’s needs for training in the visual arts. Thirty years later The Art Institute of York—Pennsylvania became part of the Antonelli Institute of Art & Photography group headquartered in Philadelphia. In 1988, The Art Institute of York—Pennsylvania became Bradley Academy for the Visual Arts and once again became an independent school continuing to provide area employers with well-trained graduates. In 1997, The Art Institute of York—Pennsylvania moved to its current location, a newly constructed, contemporary 38,000-square-foot building in east York. In 2003, The Art Institute of York—Pennsylvania was acquired by The Art Institutes International, a leader in creative education in the United States. In support of that acquisition, The Art Institute of York—Pennsylvania changed its name to The Art Institute of York—Pennsylvania in 2007.