The University of the Arts: Review & Facts

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The University of the Arts is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,880 students enrolled. This college was established in 1876 and is one of the 44 schools located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
33
Fair
At The University of the Arts you can earn your 1-year certificate, 2-year certificate, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, or master's degree.

The University of the Arts deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 33 majors. The most popular concentrations are Music, Art, Graphic Design and Animation, Film and Acting, and Dance and Ballet. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.


Student Retention
76%
Fair
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The University of the Arts student retention rate is fair at 76% (close to Pennsylvania average). Considering this statistic, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
8 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at The University of the Arts is average - 64%. Nearly 21% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at The University of the Arts is good - 8:1. Find out more information on instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$40,300
High
Average tuition price is extremely high - around $40,000 a year. The additional fees at UArts not covered by tuition are roughly $300, which makes it a total of $40,300 a year.

Read the details about The University of the Arts additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
74%
Doable
According to recent data, 1,608 applications were submitted and 1,185 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to be accepted at this school.

The college might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score information at The University of the Arts in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$9,400
High
The University of the Arts offers study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at The University of the Arts, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D
Unsafe
The University of the Arts offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 600 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is high -- about $9,400 a year.

Based on the college crime data, The University of the Arts appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

The University of the Arts Location and Maps



Post Address: The University of the Arts, 320 South Broad St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102-4901, USA
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