The University of the Arts

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General Information

Admission Office
320 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
(215) 717-6049
(800) 616-2787
Fax: (215) 717-6045

Contact: Susan Gandy
Director of Admission
Main Address
320 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
(215) 717-6000

www.uarts.edu

Size
Total undergrads: 2,183
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 549
Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,167
Graduate enrollment: 218

Setting
Urban setting
Very large city (over 500,000)
Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $60

Online application fee: $60
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: Not reported

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 79%

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $28,320 $30,600 $31,000 $32,200 +3.87%
Books and Supplies $2,100 $2,100 $2,100 $4,600 +119.05%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $8,361 $8,712 $8,865 $9,465 +6.77%
Other $2,493 $2,575 $2,718 $2,718 0.00%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $5,886 $6,156 $6,156 $6,156 0.00%
Other $2,781 $2,880 $3,069 $3,069 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $41,274 $43,987 $44,683 $48,983 +9.62%
In-state Off Campus $39,087 $41,736 $42,325 $46,025 +8.74%
In-state with Family $30,420 $32,700 $33,100 $36,800 +11.18%
Average Graduate Student Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $31,900
In-state Student Fees $300
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $31,900
Out-of-state Fees $300

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 544 99%
Grant or scholarship aid 544 99% $7,837,140 $14,407
• Federal grants 126 23% $604,946 $4,801
• Pell grants 126 23% $415,230 $3,295
• Other federal grants 107 19% $189,716 $1,773
State/local government grant or scholarships 75 14% $234,249 $3,123
Institutional grants or scholarships 537 98% $6,997,945 $13,032
Student loan aid 470 86% $2,944,761 $6,265
• Federal student loans 470 86% $2,944,761 $6,265
• Other student loans 0 0% $0

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Total of All Education Programs 466 99 5
Communication and Journalism Programs 21
Digital Communication and Media/multimedia 21
Education 6 41
Art Teacher Education 26
Drama and Dance Teacher Education 6
Education, Other 6
Music Teacher Education 9
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies 18
Museology/museum Studies 18
Visual and Performing Arts 439 40 5
Acting 20
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics 2
Cinematography and Film/video Production 27
Crafts/craft Design, Folk Art and Artisanry 24
Dance 51 5
Directing and Theatrical Production 4
Film/video and Photographic Arts, Other 27
Graphic Design 35
Illustration 49
Industrial and Product Design 23 9
Intermedia/multimedia 9
Jazz/jazz Studies 12
Music Performance 43
Music Theory and Composition 8
Musical Theatre 18
Painting 11 5
Photography 44
Playwriting and Screenwriting 18
Printmaking 5 10
Sculpture 13 2
Technical Theatre/theatre Design and Technology 10
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

Undergraduate Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Acting B
Crafts/Folk Art/Artisanry B
Dance B,C
Directing/Theatrical Production B
Film Production/Cinematography B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Graphic Design B
Illustration B
Industrial Design B
Multimedia B
Music – General Performance B,C
Music Theory/Composition B,C
Musical theater B
Painting B
Photography B
Playwriting/Screenwriting B
Printmaking B
Sculpture B
Theater Design/Stagecraft B

Communications & Journalism

Digital Communications/Multimedia B

Communications Technologies

Animation/Special Effects B

Education

Drama/Dance Teacher Education B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.


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