The University of the Arts Rankings

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In the World#3119 of 14178
In North America#928 of 2629
In the United States#856 of 2528
In Pennsylvania#49 of 155
In Philadelphia#8 of 19

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
73%
Avg. cost to attend
$41,658 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,699
Graduates
162
Male:Female Ratio
36:64
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
uarts.edu

The University of the Arts Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate73%79%72%
Applicants1,7334521,131
Admissions1,271355809
Freshmen enrolled full time401121244

Admissions requirements

Formal demonstration of competencies Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
SAT/ACT Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White958 (52%)
Black or African American345 (19%)
Hispanic228 (12%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown165 (9%)
Nonresident Alien73 (4%)
Asian53 (3%)
Two or more races34 (2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native3 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$41,658/year
Average aid awarded
$24,575
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$39,618
$30-48K$37,844
$48-75K$38,546
$75-110K$39,411
$110K+$42,555

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$46,530$46,530
Tuition in-state$46,530$46,530
Tuition out-of-state$46,530$46,530
Fee in-district$150$150
Fee in-state$150$150
Fee out-of-state$150$150

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity646
Combined charge for room and board$16,958
Room charge$10,950
Meal charge$6,008

The University of the Arts Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Dance, General57
Illustration36
Musical Theatre35
Music Performance, General35
Film & Video and Photographic Arts, Other33
Music Management26
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other204
Acting23
Graphic Design23
Music Teacher Education19
Crafts & Craft Design, Folk Art and Artisanry18
Museology & Museum Studies16
Photography13
Art Teacher Education12
Directing and Theatrical Production11
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General11
Industrial and Product Design46
Creative Writing10
Technical Theatre & Theatre Design and Technology8
Printmaking7
Jazz & Jazz Studies7
Game and Interactive Media Design6
Curriculum and Instruction5
Education, Other5
Music Theory and Composition4
Cinematography and Film & Video Production4
Film & Cinema & Video Studies2
Intermedia & Multimedia1
Playwriting and Screenwriting1
Grand Total37092
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate61%56%65%
  • Full-time retention rate - 80%

Publications & Citations

Publications
520
Citations
2,410

Publication count by topic

Computer science
114
Art
71
Psychology
66
Sociology
62
Engineering
34
Medicine
33
Political science
22
History
21
Business
12
Materials science
11
Philosophy
10
Geography
9
Mathematics
8
Chemistry
6
Economics
6
Biology
3
Physics
2
Geology
1
Environmental science
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Art145929
History24277
Philosophy25614
Sociology2654129
Engineering3103259
Computer science3109672
Psychology3217476
Political science389113
Economics404026
Business406443
Materials science4104155
Physics433524
Geology43903
Chemistry4405241
Medicine4886100
Biology545046
Mathematics60223

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199602
199701
199821
199911
200015
200131
200244
200319
200425
2005815
2006515
20071026
20081024
20091149
2010662
20112879
201218101
201333121
201430196
201533219
201644198
201761209
201854219
201960317
202072377

General info

Alternative namesUArts
Founded1876
WikipediaUniversity of the Arts (Philadelphia)
Colorspurple, red, green
Academic CalendarSeptember to May
Total FTE staff444
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools

Location and Contacts

Address320 South Broad St
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19102-4901
United States
City population1,581,000
Phone8006162787
Fax+1 (215) 717 6045

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