The University of the Arts

country rank  798
world rank  2543

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University Overview

Established in 1876, The University of the Arts is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Philadelphia (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Pennsylvania. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, The University of the Arts (Uarts) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. The University of the Arts (Uarts) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 143 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym Uarts
Founded 1876
Colours Purple, red and green

University Location

Address 320 S Broad Street
Philadelphia (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
19102-4901 Pennsylvania
United States
T +1 (215) 717 6030
F +1 (215) 717 6045

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 320 South Broad Street
Philadelphia 19102
+1 (215) 717 6049

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to The University of the Arts's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
  • Industrial Design Society of America (IDSA)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD)
  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019