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The University of the Arts Scholarships

320 South Broad St Tuition In/Out-State: $41,464 / $41,464 Total Fall Enrollment: 2,355
Philadelphia , PA 19102-4901 Books and Supplies: $4,014 Applicants Admitted: 74%
(215) 717-6000 On-campus Room and Board: $16,322 Receiving Aid of Some Type: 100% Undergraduate Application Fee: $60 Receiving Institutional Aid: 100% , $19,843 on average
Source: National Center for Education Statistics
  • The University of the Arts General Information

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    Address 320 South Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19102-4901
    Phone Number (215) 717-6000
    Web Address
    Mission Statement The Arts have the power to transform society. They play an essential role in ensuring and enhancing the quality of life. The University of the Arts is committed to inspiring, educating and preparing innovative artists and creative leaders for the Arts of the 21st century.
    Type of School Four or more years, Private not-for-profit
    Religious affiliation None
    Highest degree offered Master's degree
    Calendar Semester
    Setting Large City
    Distance learning opportunities No

    The University of the Arts Size

    Total enrollment 2,355
    Enrolled full time 1,860
    Enrolled part time 106

    The University of the Arts Student Body

    Men enrolled full time 955
    Women enrolled full time 1,294
    American Indian/Alaskan Native 0%
    Asian/Pacific Islander 3%
    Black/Non-Hispanic 10%
    Hispanic 5%
    White/Non-Hispanic 63%
    Non-Resident Alien 5%
    Race/ethnicity unknown 14%
  • The University of the Arts Admission Basics

    Admissions office phone number -
    Open admission policy No
    Undergraduate Application fee $60
    Applied 1,629
    Admitted 1,094
    Enrolled 435
    Admitted % 74%

    The University of the Arts Admission factors

    Admission test scores Required
    Secondary school GPA Required
    Secondary school rank Recommended
    Secondary school record Required
    TOEFL Required
    Completion of college preparatory program Recommended
    Recommendations Required
    Formal demonstration of competencies Required

    The University of the Arts Admission statistics

    Students submitting SAT 83%
    SAT 1 Verbal 25th percentile score 440
    SAT 1 Verbal 75th percentile score 580
    SAT 1 Math 25th percentile score 430
    SAT 1 Math 75th percentile score 550
    Students submitting ACT 17%
    ACT Composite 25th percentile score 19
    ACT Composite 75th percentile score 25
  • The University of the Arts Cost

    In-State Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $41,464
    Out-of-state Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $41,464
    Books and Supplies $4,014
    On-campus room and board $16,322
    Off-campus room and board $14,049

    The University of the Arts Financial Aid

    Students Receiving Aid 100%
    Receiving Federal Grants 29% , $5,491 on average
    Receiving Institutional Aid 100% , $19,843 on average
    Receiving Student Loans 90% , $9,567 on average
  • The University of the Arts Programs & Majors

    Graduates in 2016/2017 academic year.

    Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia 0 0
    EDUCATION Bachelor Master
    Art Teacher Education 0 5
    Curriculum and Instruction 0 4
    Drama and Dance Teacher Education 0 0
    Education, Other 0 5
    Music Teacher Education 0 22
    Creative Writing 0 0
    Museology/Museum Studies 0 16
    Acting 17 0
    Ceramic Arts and Ceramics 0 0
    Cinematography and Film/Video Production 1 0
    Crafts/Craft Design, Folk Art and Artisanry 13 0
    Dance, General 67 0
    Directing and Theatrical Production 10 0
    Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 0 0
    Film/Cinema/Video Studies 1 0
    Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other 36 0
    Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other 15 5
    Fine/Studio Arts, General 3 0
    Graphic Design 16 0
    Illustration 29 0
    Industrial and Product Design 13 5
    Intermedia/Multimedia 4 0
    Jazz/Jazz Studies 0 4
    Music Management 20 0
    Music Performance, General 27 0
    Music Theory and Composition 7 0
    Musical Theatre 27 0
    Painting 7 0
    Photography 10 0
    Playwriting and Screenwriting 6 0
    Printmaking 0 2
    Sculpture 1 0
    Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology 5 0
  • The University of the Arts Deadlines

    Regular Admissions

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    Fall application deadline -
    SAT Reasoning / ACT scores due -
    SAT Subject score report due -
    College will notify student by November 1
    Student must reply to acceptance by May 1
    Deadline for housing deposit May 1

    Financial Aid

    Financial aid priority deadline March 1
    Financial aid deadline -
    College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about -
    Student must reply to financial aid decision by -

    Early Decision/Action

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    Transfer Students

    Transfer priority application deadline March 15
    Transfer priority financial aid deadline -
    Transfer application closing date Rolling admission
    Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms -
    College will notify student of transfer decision by -
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University Merit Scholarships

Scholarship Description
University Merit Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence and demonstrated talent. The Presidential, Promising Artist, and Artist Grant are types of University Merit Scholarships. University Merit Scholarships are awarded when students are admitted. Those students who demonstrate exceptional artistic ability and outstanding academic achievement will be considered for a University Merit scholarship. To assist students and their families with financial planning for their enrollment, scholarship amounts are fixed and automatically renewed so long as the student maintains academic progress.
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