1,681
Students
Financial aid thermometer
29,310
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
74
74%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

The University of the Arts is a Comprehensive institution located in Philadelphia, PA, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 320 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA  19102-4944
United States
Contact Ms. Kaitlyn Arillo
Director of Undergraduate Recruitment
Email: admissions@uarts.edu
Phone: 215-717-6017
Fax: 215-717-6045

Majors & Degrees

Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Web Page, Digital/multimedia And Information Resources Design Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Acting Checkmark
Cinematography And Film/video Production Checkmark
Crafts, Folk Art And Artisanry Checkmark
Dance Checkmark
Directing And Theatrical Production Checkmark
Film/cinema/video Studies Checkmark
Film/video And Photographic Arts Related Checkmark
Fine Arts Related Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts Checkmark
Game And Interactive Media Design Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Illustration Checkmark
Industrial And Product Design Checkmark
Music Management Checkmark
Music Performance Checkmark
Music Theory And Composition Checkmark
Musical Theater Checkmark
Photography Checkmark
Playwriting And Screenwriting Checkmark
Theater Design And Technology Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,714
Applied
1,269
Accepted
1,681
Enrolled
74%
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Female Admissions

1,213
Females Applied
878
Females Accepted
72%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

501
Males Applied
391
Males Accepted
78%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

60
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs Interview
Other requirements may exist (see below)
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 2
Other requirements: Audition or portfolio required for performing arts programs; portfolio for design, visual arts, film programs

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

44,780
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Fees

16,322
Room & board
10,540
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees
Alumni

Financial Aid

29,310
Avg. Financial Aid Package
28,871
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,103
Avg. Loan Aid
16,427
Avg. Grant Aid
24,377
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
62%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
11%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,681
Total undergrad students
4%
International Students
58%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.59%
Black or African American 16.78%
White or Caucasian 57.17%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.42%
Asian 2.44%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.06%
Two or more races 3.99%
Other 4.16%

Gender

Male (38.13%)
Female (61.87%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing Not Reported

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
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Alpha Psi Omega (National Theater Honor society)

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
crime prevention workshops and seminars

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No

Faculty

467
Total Faculty
8:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 106
Part-time - 361