ISA, University of the Arts Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#6942 of 14,131 In the World
#463 of 1,756 In Latin America
#12 of 31 In Cuba
#4 of 10 In Havana

Quick Review

Enrollment
1,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Bachelor
Website
www.isa.cult.cu
Languages
Spanish
Acceptance rate
52%*

* The ISA, University of the Arts is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because a university has programs where an applicant only needs to meet admission requirements to enroll and doesn't necessarily competes with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely-ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsHigh School Diploma and entrance examination.
Enrollment1,500
Full time employee150
Student:staff ratio10:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
77
Citations
12

ISA, University of the Arts majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
9 / 2
Art & Design
5 / 1
Philosophy
3 / 1
Library and Information science
2 / 0
Psychology
2 / 0
Computer Science
2 / 0
Engineering
2 / 0
Political Science
2 / 0
Education Majors
2 / 0
Aesthetics
1 / 1
Acoustical Engineering
1 / 0
Optical Engineering
1 / 0
Geography and Cartography
1 / 0
Architecture
1 / 0
Communications and Public Relations
1 / 0
Music
1 / 0
Business
1 / 0
Human Resource Management
1 / 0
Hospitality and Hotel Management
1 / 0
Chemistry
1 / 0
Materials Science
1 / 0
Sociology
1 / 1
Physics
1 / 0
Environmental Science
1 / 0
Photography
1 / 0
Graphic Design
1 / 0

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
2010 5 3
2011 4 0
2012 7 1
2013 3 1
2014 8 0
2015 3 0
2016 1 4
2017 4 1
2018 2 1
2019 3 2
2020 1 4
2021 2 2

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities +
Business | Politics | Social Sciences
Languages | Culture | Linguistics
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine
Engineering | IT
Maths | Natural Sciences
Licenciatura Cinema and Television, Communication Arts, Dance, Display and Stage Design, Fine Arts, Media Studies, Museum Studies, Music, Painting and Drawing, Photography, Restoration of Works of Art, Sculpture, Theatre, Visual Arts
Maestría Art Education, Cinema and Television, Cultural Studies, Dance, Fine Arts, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts
Doctor Cinema and Television, Communication Arts, Dance, Heritage Preservation, Media Studies, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts

Notable alumni

  1. María Isabel Díaz

    María Isabel Díaz
    Born in
    Cuba Flag Cuba
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    film actoractor
    Biography

    María Isabel Díaz Lago is a Cuban actress. A graduate of the Instituto Superior de Arte, her first film role was in Una novia para David. She became the first Cuban "Almodóvar girl", appearing in the 2006 film Volver. On the small screen, she is best known for her role as Soledad "Sole" Núñez Hurtado on Locked Up. She has resided in Spain since 1996.

  2. Wendy Guerra

    Wendy Guerra
    Born in
    Cuba Flag Cuba
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    novelistpoet
    Biography

    Wendy Guerra, formally Wendy Guerra Torres, is a Cuban poet and novelist, based in Miami.

  3. Alexandre Arrechea

    Alexandre Arrechea
    Born in
    Cuba Flag Cuba
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    drawerpaintersculptor
    Biography

    Alexandre Arrechea is a Cuban artist whose work involves concepts of power and its network of hierarchies, surveillance, control, prohibitions, and subjection. For twelve years he was a member of the art collective Los Carpinteros, until he left the group in July 2003 to continue his career as a solo artist. His public art The spectator's participation in the work adds to his contemplation. The work arises out of human actions and reactions in the face of contemporary versions of the worldview already described by Jeremy Bentham in the 18th century. The eye of power watches everything and everyone, and everyone watches everyone else and themselves.

  4. Sandra Ramos

    Sandra Ramos
    Born in
    Cuba Flag Cuba
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    collagistpainterprintmaker
    Biography

    Sandra Ramos is a Cuban contemporary painter, printmaker, collagist, video and installation artist who explores nationality, gender, and identity in her work. She is known for works featuring her character of the Cuban Pioneer girl, who is composed of a self-portrait and an appropriated portion of an old illustration from 1895' L' illustration French magazine. Ramos currently lives in Miami, Florida, and serves as an artist in residence at Bakehouse Art Complex and a contracted exhibition artist at The Foutain Head Art Studios. She is also a renowned curator in Cuba, and she won a national award for her curatorial work on the exhibition La Huella Múltiple (Multiple Fingerprint) in 2003 from the Consejo Nacional de las Artes Plásticas (CNAP) in Havana, Cuba.

  5. La Vaughn Belle

    La Vaughn Belle
    Born in
    Trinidad and Tobago Flag Trinidad and Tobago
    Years
    1974-.. (age 48)
    Enrolled in the ISA, University of the Arts
    In 2005 graduated with Master of Fine Arts
    Occupations
    artistbusinessperson
    Biography

    La Vaughn Belle is an artist from the United States Virgin Islands who uses a variety of media including drawings, paintings, woodwork, ceramics, photography, and video. She is best known for co-creating with Jeannette Ehlers the 23-foot tall statue “I Am Queen Mary,” the first public statue of a black woman in Denmark, featuring labor leader Mary Thomas.

General info

Alternative names ISA
ISA, Universidad de las Artes
Founded 1976
Accreditation Ministry of Higher Education; Ministry of Culture

Location and Contacts

Address Playa
Havana, La Habana
Cuba
City population 2,142,000
Phone +53 (7) 208 0017

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