University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA)

1533 South Main Street, Winston Salem, NC 27127

UNCSA Description

The University of North Carolina School of the Arts in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, is a community of artists that offers a dynamic educational experience in the fields of Dance, Design and Production, Drama and more.

The school’s Student Life staff provides many programs and services to assist students with living on their own and to complement their classroom education. A variety of counseling services are available at all times, whether your needs are academic, psychological or health-related.

To promote a sense of community, the school requires all students who reside over 25 miles away from the school to live in residence halls for their freshmen and sophomore years. This also places students in the middle of all the exciting activities, performances and events that happen on campus.

Academics are offered in the fields of Dance, Design and Production, Drama, Filmmaking, Music and Visual Arts. The school also provides the High School Academic Program to prepare young artists for careers in the performing arts. To ensure a sound educational background, the school requires a supporting curriculum of liberal arts studies.

Admissions require students to submit official high school transcripts, ACT/SAT scores and AP credits, if applicable.

To be considered for financial aid, students must file a FAFSA by March 1st of the prior academic year. Forms of aid include scholarships, grants, loans and work study programs.

Quick Facts about University of North Carolina School of the Arts

Region

Southeast

Setting

Mid-size City Setting

Type

Public

Size

Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

The Fighting Pickle

Website

www.uncsa.edu

On-Campus Housing Available

Yes

Selectivity

Highly Selective

In-State Tuition

$4,716

Out-of-State Tuition

$17,665

Retention Rate

75%

Enrollment

894

Year Established

1963

UNCSA Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students
765
Freshman Class
157
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)
894

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
86%
Graduate
14%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
100%
Part-Time
0%

Students Coming From In-State vs. Out-of-State

In-State
38%
Out-of-State
62%

Gender of Students

Women
38%
Men
62%

Ethnic Diversity

African-American
8%
Asian
1%
Caucasian
79%
Latino
6%
Other
6%

Students State Origin

North Carolina
38%
Georgia
5%
New York
5%
Maryland
3%
South Carolina
3%
Other
46%

International Students

International
0%
Domestic
100%

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