The University of the Arts: Admission & Tests

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The University of the Arts LogoHere is a brief review of The University of the Arts general admissions procedures, aplication policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The University of the Arts admission criteria are somewhat competitive, in 2013-14 this school accepted 69% of the applicants.

This school requires you to submit reference letters with your application but doesn't require admission test scores.

The University of the Arts typically will accept your:
  • dual credits
    (from the courses giving both high school and college credits)
  • credits for life experience
    (for instance, learned through independent study, non-credit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities)
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$60
UArts requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at UArts is $60.00. The graduate application fee is $60.00.

SAT Test Scores

Scholastic Ability Test is a really important stage of the application. 88% of applicants at UArts took the SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 430 to 590 on Critical Reading, from 410 to 570 on Math, and from 420 to 580 on Writing. Judging from these numbers, if you have above 550 in SAT Critical Reading, 530 in SAT Math, and 540 in SAT Writing, that should make you safe for being accepted at this school.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
400
510
550

SAT Math
380
490
530

SAT Writing
390
500
540

ACT Test Scores

American College Test is not an important component of the application at The University of the Arts. Only 17 percent of applicants took the ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 18 to 27 on Composite. Thus, if you got above 25 in ACT Composite, that should make you safe for being accepted at this institution.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
17
23
25

Contact Admissions

Phone Number
(215)
717-6000
To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to The University of the Arts, please contact the school directly.

You can call the school's general information office at (215) 717-6000 or check The University of the Arts Website

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