University of the Arts

At the University of the Arts, creativity overlaps and converges with numerous opportunities for collaboration among students. Whatever a students area of interest, he or she will find other individuals sharing a passion for the creative process--and for making their marks on society. The Universitys almost 1,900 students and 450+ faculty members interact in a dynamic, innovative learning environment. UArts faculty members are working professionals who create an intense and interactive academic environment, and students benefit from their professors extensive real-world experience. This synergy is a key to the Universitys success in helping aspiring artists, designers, performers and writers develop their creativity and find satisfying careers. Students also have opportunities for internships in a wide range of settings--independent artists studios, galleries, advertising agencies, web development companies, TV and radio stations, theater and dance companies, among many others. Situated between New York City and Washington, D.C., Philadelphia is the nations fifth-largest city and has a booming cultural community. UArts location on the citys Avenue of the Arts provides students with a vital urban experience at the crossroads of culture and business. Philadelphia is home to four major film festivals, 75 art galleries and 200,000 college students.

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School Details

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Private, Coed 1876 N/A Semester $49.2 million + 320 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102 (800) 616-2787
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Pennsylvania Philadelphia

Info & Regulations

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Campus size (acres) 18
Students who have cars on campus 0%
Alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age No

Health & Safety

Basic student services offered

nonremedial tutoring
health service
health insurance

Campus safety and security services offered

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols
Lighted pathways/sidewalks
Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc.)


Career services offered

on-campus job interviews
resume assistance
career/job search classes
alumni network
interview training

Computer Resources

Computers available for student use in

residence halls
computer center/labs

Library & Museum Information

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On-campus library Yes
Museums or special academic buildings on campus Various Galleries and Exhibition Spaces; Digital 3/D Scanning and Printing Equipment; Typograhy/Imaging Lab; Media Arts Studios; Digital Imaging Lab; Computer Animation Lab; Digital Audio Sound Studio; Digital Labs and Editing Rooms; Multimedia Studios an

Learning Disabled (LD) Students

Services for LD students

Remedial math
Remedial English
Tape recorders
Note-taking services
Oral tests
Extended time for tests
Priority seating
Texts on tape
Other testing accommodations

Physically Disabled Students

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Accessibility of campus to physically disabled students Mostly

Services for physically disabled students

Note-taking services
Tape recorders
Reader services
Interpreters for hearing-impaired