Undergraduate Admissions

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.

Applications for Fall 2015 are still be accepted. Apply today.

What If I Have a Question?
We are here to help you during every step of the application process. Please contact us at admissions@uarts.edu or 800-616-2787 or 215-717-6049.

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Application Process

Admission is selective and is based on a comprehensive assessment of each applicant’s individual potential.

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Undergraduate Degree Programs

UArts offers a broad range of undergrad programs in the visual and performing arts, design, and writing.

Portfolios and Auditions

Portfolio & Audition Requirements

Prospective students are required to submit a portfolio of original art work or pass an entrance audition or interview.

Request More Information

Want to learn more about our programs, requirements and events? Sign up now!

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Transfer Applicants

The University of the Arts welcomes applications from transfer students.

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International Applicants

UArts welcomes applications from international students, a group that represents more than 30 countries of origin.

Campus Tours

The Office of Admission conducts student-guided tours Monday through Friday at 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

Open House

Come to our Open House and learn more about the University of the Arts experience.

CPA Calendar

College of Performing Arts Performance Schedule

Off Campus Fairs & Events

Since it’s not always possible for you to visit our campus, the University of the Arts sends its representatives to you!

Meet Your Counselor

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.

Ask Our Alumni

Wonder what life at UArts is like? Ask someone who has been there!

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Undergraduate Viewbook

Explore a copy of our Viewbook and see all that UArts has to offer.

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Information, Brochures & Resources

Learn more about the University of the Arts by viewing our various publications.