Choosing the right university is one of the most important decisions an individual - and a family - will ever face. Whether you're into the stage or the page, crafts or canvas, the web or the barre, your creativity can be the pathway to an incredible career. The University of the Arts seeks intelligent, talented and highly motivated students who will both benefit from and contribute to the UArts experience. Our admission process is carefully selective and our staff is friendly and supportive. We look forward to the chance to meet you and to offer any assistance you may require as you learn more about the University of the Arts.
Admission is selective and is based on a comprehensive assessment of each applicant’s individual potential.
Visit our campus, attend an Open House or meet us on the road.
From student housing, campus life and meal plans, to activities, clubs and creative spaces!
Full details for the creative submission requirement by area of interest.
UArts offers a broad range of undergrad programs in the visual and performing arts, design, and writing.
UArts welcomes applications from international students.
The Alumni Association brings together more than 17,000 alumni from both within and outside of the arts. These are their stories.
Learn more about scholarships, grants, loans, work-study positions and payment plans.
Tell us a little about you to receive tailored information about your interests in the arts.
What If I Have a Question?
We are here to help you during every step of the application process. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 800-616-2787 or 215-717-6049.
Office of Admissions
The University of the Arts
320 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102-9762
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