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The University of the Arts

Philadelphia, PA
University Website: www.uarts.edu
Apply Online: www.uarts.edu/apply-now
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The University of the Arts (UArts) is one of the United States' oldest universities dedicated to the arts. Its campus makes up part of the Avenue of the Arts in Center City, Philadelphia. The University is composed of two colleges: the College of Art, Media and Design (CAMD) and the College of Performing Arts (CPA).

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $33,500.00 avg tuition

320 S Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19102-4901
(215) 717-6000

Apply online Admissions:
Financial Aid:

Areas of Study:

  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Education
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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The University of the Arts

Applied 1,629
Admitted 1,094 67%
Enrolled total 435
Full Time: 435
Part Time 0
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 440 580
SAT Math 430 550
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 440 580
ACT Composite 19 25
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 80%
4-year graduation rate 59%
6-year graduation rate 67%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Required
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

The University of the Arts

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $33,500.00 $33,500.00 $33,500.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $1,396.00 $1,396.00 $1,396.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $33,500.00 $33,500.00 $33,500.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $1,634.00 $1,634.00 $1,634.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
(with family)
Room and Board $12,300.00 $12,300.00 $3,042.00
Other Expenses $1,818.00 $1,818.00 $3,042.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $60.00
Graduate Application Fee $60.00
Books and Supplies $3,653.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 100%
Percent receiving grant aid 99%
Avg amount of grant aid $17,501.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 87%
Avg amount of student loan aid $7,109.00

The University of the Arts

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia X
Art Teacher Education X
Drama and Dance Teacher Education X
Education, Other X
Music Teacher Education X
Museology/Museum Studies X
Acting X
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics X
Cinematography and Film/Video Production X
Crafts/Craft Design, Folk Art and Artisanry X
Dance, General X
Directing and Theatrical Production X
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X
Graphic Design X
Illustration X
Industrial and Product Design X X
Intermedia/Multimedia X
Jazz/Jazz Studies X
Music Performance, General X X
Music Theory and Composition X
Musical Theatre X
Painting X X
Photography X
Playwriting and Screenwriting X
Printmaking X X
Sculpture X X
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology X

The University of the Arts Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Frankel-Adair Scholarship $1,500 April 30, 2017
NAAAP Philadelphia Scholarship $2,000 May 15, 2017

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