The University of the Arts (UArts)

Philadelphia, PA

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The University of the Arts

The University of the Arts

The University of the Arts Student Essentials

The University of the Arts Student Essentials
Region: Mid-Atlantic
Setting: Large City Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Website: www.uarts.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $ 34,840
Out-of-State Tuition: $ 34,840
Retention Rate: 80%
Enrollment: 2,405
Year Established: 1876

About UArts

Plenty of conservatories offer arts training, but few are as comprehensive in scope as the University of the Arts. As one of the oldest institutions of its kind in the United States, the University of the Arts teaches a variety of creative disciplines.
The school’s academics offers programs in the following areas:

*Design
*Visual Arts
*Music
*Dance
*Theater
*Film

More than 35 undergraduate and graduate degree programs are available, including unique concentrations like Book Art/Publishing, Museum Communication and Music Business. The curriculum is two-thirds arts training and one-third liberal arts education, so you’ll get a well-rounded education while studying what you love.

As a conservatory, the University of the Arts’ admissions are largely talent-based. The application process varies depending on the program, but most require a portfolio or audition. Please refer to the website for program-specific requirements.

The University of the Arts offers extensive institutional financial aid to both undergraduate and graduate students. Scholarships are also largely based on talent, as well as academic achievement. The university also offers need-based grants to those who qualify, and is eligible for federal aid programs.

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UArts Map & Location

The University of the Arts
320 S Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19102


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Getting Around UArts

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

10/10
walk

Transit

Excellent transit. This area has plenty of convenient public transportation.

10/10
rail

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Philadelphia, PA

Winter
Dec
45
30
Jan
40
26
Feb
44
28
Spring
Mar
53
34
Apr
64
44
May
74
54
Summer
Jun
83
64
Jul
87
69
Aug
85
68
Fall
Sep
78
60
Oct
67
48
Nov
56
39

UArts Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 2,109
Freshman Class 549
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 2,405

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 7%
  • African American: 13%
  • Caucasian: 67%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 3%
  • Unknown and Other: 9%
Latino 7%
African American 13%
Caucasian 67%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 3%
Unknown and Other 9%

Undergraduate 88%
Graduate 12%
Full-Time 75%
Part-Time 25%
Women 61%
Men 39%
International 7%
Domestic 93%

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