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Paier College

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Private, for-profit, 4-year or above

Faculty

79 Faculty Members | 1:01 student faculty ratio

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

Raier College of Art is accredited by the Connecticut Board of Governors of Higher Education and has been granted authority by the Connecticut Legislature to award the degrees of Bachelor of Fine Arts and Associate of Fine Arts.

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

$23,760

Out of state

$23,760
Graduate

In state

$7,920

Out of state

$7,920

Financial Aid: Undergraduates

Received financial aid
81%
Did not receive aid
19%
Type of aid % of students receiving aid Average amount
Federal grants 63.0% $5,303
State/local grants 0.0% $0
Institutional grants 0.0% $0
Loans 75.0% $6,618

Financial aid resources

Paying for college

Learn about different ways to cover costs, incluing financial aid, GI Bills, grants and scholarships

Applying for financial Aid

Review this step-by-step guide on everything you need to do to complete your application.

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Academics

Most Popular Undergraduate majors

  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Interior Architecture
  • Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician
  • Commercial and Advertising Art
  • Photography
Full List of Majors

Undergraduate Majors X

  • ARCHITECTURE AND RELATED SERVICES
    • Interior Architecture
      • A program that prepares individuals to apply architectural principles in the design of structural interiors for living, recreational, and business purposes and to function as professional interior architects. Includes instruction in architecture, structural systems design, heating and cooling systems, occupational and safety standards, interior design, specific end-use applications, and professional responsibilities and standards. See other colleges that offer this major
  • COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS AND SUPPORT SERVICES
    • Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician
      • A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to the operation and maintenance of camera and lighting equipment and the production of finished still, video, and film products under the supervision of photographers, directors, and editors. Includes instruction in equipment setup and maintenance; lighting; power supplies; studio and film set tasks such as camera operator, grip, and best boy; plate and negative handling and development; laboratory procedures; and digital software applications. See other colleges that offer this major
  • VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
    • Commercial and Advertising Art
      • A program in the applied visual arts that prepares individuals to use artistic techniques to effectively communicate ideas and information to business and consumer audiences via illustrations and other forms of digital or printed media. Includes instruction in concept design, layout, paste-up, and techniques such as engraving, etching, silkscreen, lithography, offset, drawing and cartooning, painting, collage, and computer graphics. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Photography
      • A program that focuses on the principles and techniques of communicating information, ideas, moods, and feelings through the creation of images on photographic film, plates, and digital images and that may prepare individuals to be professional photographic artists. Includes instruction in camera and equipment operation and maintenance, film and plate developing, light and composition, films and printing media, color and special effects, photographic art, photographic history, use of computer applications to record or enhance images and applications to the photography of various subjects. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Art/Art Studies, General
      • A general program that focuses on the introductory study and appreciation of the visual arts. Includes instruction in art, photography, and other visual communications media. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Fine/Studio Arts, General
      • A program that prepares individuals to generally function as creative artists in the visual and plastic media. Includes instruction in the traditional fine arts media (drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, CAD/CAM) and/or modern media (ceramics, textiles, intermedia, photography, digital images), theory of art, color theory, composition and perspective, anatomy, the techniques and procedures for maintaining equipment and managing a studio, and art portfolio marketing. See other colleges that offer this major
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Admissions

Undergraduate acceptance rate

Acceptance rate
96.23%
  • Apply 53
  • Accepted 51
  • Attend 38

Application Fee

Undergraduate
$25
Graduate
$25

Undergraduate application requirements

  • High school transcript

    Required
  • High school GPA

    Not applicable
  • Recommendation letter

    Not applicable
  • Admissions test
    (SAT or ACT)

    Not applicable
  • TOEFL
    (international students)

    Required
  • Completion of college
    prep program

    Not applicable
  • Demonstration of
    competencies

    Required
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
62%
Male Students
39%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian45.54%
  2. Hispanic/Latino23.0%
  3. Black22.54%
  4. Asian3.29%
  5. Two Or More Ethnicities2.81%
  6. Not Specified1.41%
  7. Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander0.94%
  8. American Indian/Alaska Native0.47%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

142

Undergraduate students

142

Attendance breakdown

Full time
59%
Part time
41%

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children
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