The University of the Arts

Address:
320 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19102-4901
Phone:
215-717-6000
Website:
http://www.uarts.edu
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About The University of the Arts

Philadelphia University is classified as a college or university with a large master’s program. Colleges and universities with a large master’s program typically award over 200 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This mid-sized four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. Approximately half of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and 25% to 49% of undergraduates reside on campus. This institution awards at least 80% of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school only awards research doctorate degrees in a single field other than education. According to data for fall enrollment, this institution has a low transfer rate, and at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Fewer than 20% of entering students are undergrad transfer students. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate2,164
 Graduate239
 Total2,403
GenderFemale57%
 Male43%
Student Age% Under 2588%
 % 25 and Over11%
 % Age Unknown1%
Attendance Type% Full-time95%
 % Part-time5%
Race/Ethnicity% White62.6%
 % Black9.8%
 % Asian3.0%
 % Latino5.0%
 % Native American0.5%
 % Race Unknown14.4%
 % International student5%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingCity
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal1,691
 % Admitted68%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled44%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationRequired
 Demonstration of CompetenciesRequired
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT86%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT20%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800578 / 800
 SAT Writing460 / 800570 / 800
 SAT Math430 / 800568 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite18 / 3625 / 36
 ACT English18 / 3626
 ACT Writing / 12 / 12
 ACT Math / 36 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$60
 Graduate Application Fee$60
 In-State Tuition & Fees$32,200
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$32,200
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid99%
 % Undergraduates with Loans86%
 % Undergraduates with Grants99%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$4,600
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$9,465
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$6,156
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,718
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,069
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,069

Neighborhood Data for the Philadelphia Area

Median Age33.5
Median Household Income$36,957
Total Population1,514,456
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total47.1% 52.9%
 Age 0-951.2%48.8%
 Age 10-1750.2%49.8%
 Age 18-2448.6%51.4%
 Age 25-2947.4%52.6%
 Age 30-3948.4%51.6%
 40+45.5%54.5%
Race/Ethnicity% White41.5%
 % Black43.6%
 % Asian6.3%
 % Latino12.0%
 % Native American0.3%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)1.3%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedNo
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$9,465
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$6,156
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$683
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50027.8%18.0%8.2%
 $500 to $74932.6%29.1%0.0%
 $750 to $99924.8%27.4%34.5%
 Over $100014.8%25.5%35.5%
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