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Tuition & Fees

$41,464

$41,464

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Not Reported

undergraduateRatios

42%

58%

male

female

1
8

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,115
Declined + 364
Total Received 1,479
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Private (nonprofit)

1,890

undergraduate students

173

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Dance
  2. Illustration
  3. Graphic Design
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Codes

SAT 2664
ACT 3664

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School Facts

The University of the Arts, founded in 1876, is the nation's first and only university dedicated to the visual, performing and communication arts. Its 2,200 students are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs on its campus in the heart of Philadelphia's Avenue of the Arts.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,063
Established in 1876
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)

Philadelphia, PA

18-acre, urban campus in Philadelphia (population: 1,553,165). Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation to immediate area around campus in the evening. Public transportation serves campus.

The University of the Arts
320 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
33%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
85%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing

Admissions Facts

Application fee $60
Common application accepted no
Application deadline March 15 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required of some

Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,115
Declined + 364
Total Received 1,479

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Interview
Particular talent/ability
Secondary school record

Important

Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Minority affiliation
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Geographical residence
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Rick Longo
VP of Enrollment, Retention & Student Affairs
P: 215 717-6030
F: 215 717-6045
admissions@uarts.edu

Cost

Tuition $41,464
Room $9,762
Board $5,358
Books & supplies $1,272
Total $57,856

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Acting
Advertising
Animation
Art Education
Book Arts/Printmaking
Craft/Material Studies
Creative Writing
Dance
Design/Art/Technology
Directing/Playwriting/Production
Educational Program Design
Film/Digital Video
Film/Media Studies
Film/Video
Graphic Design
Illustration
Industrial Design
Jazz Studies
Multidisciplinary Fine Arts
Museum Communication
Museum Education
Museum Exhibit Planning/Design
Music Business/Entrepreneurship/Technology
Music Education
Music/Composition
Music/Instrumental Performance
Music/Vocal Performance
Musical Theatre
Painting/Drawing
Photography
Printmaking/Book Arts
Sculpture
Studio Art
Teaching/Music Education
Teaching/Visual Arts
Theatre Design/Technology
Web Development/Interaction Design
Writing for Film/Television
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Undergraduate

92%

1,890
students

Female
58%
1,090

Male
42%
800

Graduate

8%

173
students

Female
70%
121

Male
30%
52

undergraduateFull-time

98%

1,860
students

Female
58%
1,074

Male
42%
786

undergraduatePart-time

2%

30
students

Female
54%
16

Male
46%
14

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
13%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
61%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

79%

Transfer applicants accepted

51%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

75

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

48

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Internships
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

85%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 16
Countries most often represented Canda
China
Japan
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Mara Flamm
Director, International Student Services
215 717-6621
mflamm@uarts.edu

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