University of the Visual and Performing Arts Rankings

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Ranking Category
#9850 of 14,131 In the World
#3918 of 5,830 In Asia
#14 of 16 In Sri Lanka
#2 of 2 In Colombo

Quick Review

Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Bachelor
Website
vpa.ac.lk
Acceptance rate
72%*

* The University of the Visual and Performing Arts is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete 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.

Tuition

The tuition table for University of the Visual and Performing Arts gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Program Duration (years) Tuition Cost (LKR)
Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Painting 4 1,200,000
Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Sculpture 4 1,200,000
Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Graphic Design 4 1,200,000
Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Fashion Design and Product Development 4 1,200,000
Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Interior Design 4 1,200,000
Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Ceramics 4 1,200,000
Bachelor of Performing Arts (BPA) in Dance 4 1,200,000
Bachelor of Performing Arts (BPA) in Drama and Theatre 4 1,200,000
Bachelor of Performing Arts (BPA) in Music 4 1,200,000
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Painting 2 800,000
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Sculpture 2 800,000
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Graphic Design 2 800,000
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Fashion Design and Product Development 2 800,000
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Interior Design 2 800,000
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Ceramics 2 800,000
Master of Performing Arts (MPA) in Dance 2 800,000
Master of Performing Arts (MPA) in Drama and Theatre 2 800,000
Master of Performing Arts (MPA) in Music 2 800,000

The tuition costs are in Sri Lankan Rupees (LKR).

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by University of the Visual and Performing Arts.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes Yes
Biology No No No
Business No No No
Chemistry No No No
Computer Science No No No
Economics No No No
Engineering No No No
Environmental Science No No No
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences No No No
Mathematics No No No
Medicine No No No
Physics No No No
Psychology No No No
Bachelor's Degree Acting, Dance, Fine Arts, Music, Performing Arts
Master's Degree (by coursework) Fine Arts, Music
Master of Philosophy Visual Arts
Doctorate Visual Arts

University of the Visual and Performing Arts faculties and divisions

Faculty : Dance and Drama Acting, Dance, Performing Arts
Faculty : Music Music
Faculty : Visual Arts Art History, Ceramic Art, Fine Arts, Painting and Drawing, Printing and Printmaking, Sculpture, Textile Design

General information

Alternative names දෘශ්ය හා ප්රසාංගික කලා විශ්ව විද්යාලය
Founded 2005
Accreditation UGC, Sri Lanka

Location and contacts

Address 21, Albert Crescent
Colombo, 07
Sri Lanka
City population 753,000

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