university of the arts

University of the Arts

Quick facts about the University of the Arts, Pennsylvania:

  • The University of the Arts (UArts) is one of the United States’ oldest universities dedicated solely to the visual and performing arts and design date back to 1868.
  • Offers a unique environment where students from many disciplines – artists, performers, writers and media makers – interact in a dynamic community of creativity.
  • It has 2,060 students enrolled in 41 undergraduate and graduate programs on the University’s campus in the heart of Philadelphia’s vibrant Avenue of the Arts.
  • Tuition and fees are $38,410
  • Over 83% of UArts students receive financial assistance
  • Admission is based primarily on academic achievement (transcripts and SAT/ACT scores) and artistic presentation (portfolio, audition, interview or writing sample).