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

Student Life List

Total Enrollment live On Campus Description
1,917 32% University of the Arts has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,723, with a gender distribution of 40 percent male students and 60 percent female students. At this school, 32 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated or -affiliated housing and 68 percent of students live off campus.

Student Body

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Total enrollment 1,917
Total undergraduate enrollment 1,723
Total graduate enrollment 194
Enrolled students who are veterans or active service members N/A

Degree-seeking student gender distribution

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Degree-seeking women 60.3%


Students living on- and off-campus

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Students who live in college-owned, operated or affiliated housing 32%
Students who live off-campus 68%

Types of campus housing available

coed dorms


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Collegiate athletic association N/A

Clubs & Organizations

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Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity N/A
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority N/A
Air Force ROTC Not offered
Army ROTC Not offered
Navy ROTC Not offered