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University of the Arts

581 reviews
  1. Philadelphia, PA
  2. 4 Year
B-
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Value
    C-
  3. Diversity
    A
  4. Campus
    C+
  5. Athletics
    NG
  6. Party Scene
    A
  7. Professors
    A-
  8. Location
    A
  9. Dorms
    B
  10. Campus Food
    C-
  11. Student Life
    A-
  12. Safety
    B-
University of the Arts is ...
Private not-for-profit
Athletic Division
Data not available
Athletic Conference
Data not available
Address
320 South Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Website

University of the Arts Rankings

Niche ranks over 1,000 colleges based on more than 50 statistics and nearly 12 million opinions from college students.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
70%
SAT Range
880-1140
ACT Range
18-24
Application Fee
$60
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Application Website

Cost

Net Price
$34,724/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $31,663/ year
  • $30-48k
    $31,949/ year
  • $49-75k
    $32,270/ year
  • $76-110k
    $33,318/ year
  • $110k+
    $36,898/ year

Academics

Professors
A-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
8:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
86%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.28 responses
64%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.28 responses
54%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.28 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,711Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
5%
Pell Grant
28%
Varsity Athletes
Data not available
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 18 responses
  • Artsy
    50%
  • Creatively unique
    17%
  • Extremely hardworking, talented, and motivated
    22%
  • Unique
    11%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
81%
Poll
0%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.29 responses
Poll
0%
of students say almost everything on campus revolved around sports.37 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 16 responses
  • Collaborative
    6%
  • Creative
    56%
  • Different in a bad way...
    13%
  • Need to be on television...
    6%
  • Relevant
    13%
  • Unique
    6%

After University of the Arts

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$31,100/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
60%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%
69%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.16 responses

Reviews

581 reviews
  • Excellent
    101
  • Very Good
    210
  • Average
    177
  • Poor
    57
  • Terrible
    36
As a result of the great location and staff, students can find a wide range of job opportunities after graduating.
  • College Sophomore
  • 1 month ago
Overall, courses are pretty easy. Some common core courses could have more structure and a better written curriculum.
  • College Sophomore
  • 1 month ago
I Enjoy my school very much! As an artist, I love the creative atmosphere, location, and diversity at UArts. Overall, I've found it to be a perfect fit for me.
  • College Sophomore
  • 1 month ago