Tuition & Fees

$43,100

$43,100

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Not Reported

undergraduateRatios

Not Reported

Admissions Data Not Reported

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Private (nonprofit)

Student Enrollment
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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)
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: 1,567,872). 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

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

Cost

Tuition $43,100
Room $10,150
Board $5,560
Books & supplies $1,314
Total $60,124

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Acting
Animation
Art Education
Book Arts/Printmaking
Ceramics
Composition
Creative Writing
Dance
Directing/Playwriting/Production
Educational Program Design
Educational Technology
Fibers/Textile Studies
Film
Game Art
Glass
Graphic Design
Illustration
Industrial Design
Instrumental Performance
Jazz Studies
Jewelry/Metals
Museum Studies
Music Education
Musical Theatre
Painting/Drawing
Photography
Printmaking/Book Arts
Product Design
Sculpture
Studio Art
Theatre Design/Technology
Theatre Devised Performance
Vocal Performance
Wood/Furniture
Writing for Film/Television
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Undergraduate

Not reported

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

Not reported

undergraduatePart-time

Not reported

Transfer Admissions

Not Reported

Transfer applicants accepted

Not Reported

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
The 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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