The University of the Arts: Ranking & Review

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Philadelphia
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United States
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World
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86132152
Top 13%

The University of the Arts Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate74%78%72%
Applicants1,7145011,213
Admissions1,269391878
Enrolled undergraduates410135275
Enrolled total (including graduate students)1,8606941,166

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $60. Application fee for graduates - $60.

Secondary school GPAConsidered but not required
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesRequired
Admission test scoresConsidered but not required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

The University of the Arts Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$65,299$65,299
Off-campus$63,809$63,809
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $15,710 and other expenses per full academic year.

The University of the Arts provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 656 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$43,100$43,100
Fees for full-time undergraduates$0$0
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$1,795$1,795
Tuition for Full-time graduates$43,100$43,100
Fees for full-time graduates$0$0
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$2,100$2,100

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sTotal
Visual and Performing Arts38634420
Education4242
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies1010
English Language and Literature & Letters55
Grand Total39186477

A total of 391 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at The University of the Arts.

At the master's level 86 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate63%60%65%
  • Full-time retention rate - 82%

General info

Alternative namesUArts
Founded1876
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorspurple, red, green
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff454
Instructional FTE226
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.uarts.edu
Address320 South Broad St
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19102-4901
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population1,581,000
Phone2157176000
Fax+1 (215) 717 6045

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