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University of the Arts
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  • 4 Year
  • PHILADELPHIA, PA

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Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade C
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade C
  5. Athletics
    grade unavailable
  6. Party Scene
    grade A minus
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade A+
  9. Dorms
    grade C
  10. Campus Food
    grade D+
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade C+

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UArts is a private university located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,342 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the UArts acceptance rate is 74%. Popular majors include Dance, Music Management, and Illustration. Graduating 57% of students, UArts alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $23,700.

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320 SOUTH BROAD ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19102
Athletic Division
No data available  
Athletic Conference
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University of the Arts Rankings

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UArts Admissions

Acceptance Rate
74%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
910-1140
ACT Range
19-27
Application Fee
$60
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$40,269 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$25,711 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
86%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 43 responses
59%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 58 responses
47%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 58 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    0%
  • On Campus
    0%
  • Online
    100%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,342 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
38
Undergrads Over 25
4000%
Pell Grant
36%
Varsity Athletes
No data available  
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 45 responses
  • Artsy
    38%
  • Creatively unique
    24%
  • Extremely hardworking, talented, and motivated
    20%
  • Individualistic
    9%
  • immature
    4%
  • Unique
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
73%
Poll
89%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 54 responses
Poll
94%
of students say no one pays attention to varsity sports. 62 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 45 responses
  • Creative
    49%
  • Different in a bad way...
    18%
  • Unique
    13%
  • Collaborative
    7%
  • Need to be on television...
    4%
  • Relevant
    4%
  • Diverse
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$32,600 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
57%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
75%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 32 responses

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