The Place of Choice.

We’re the only art university in the U.S. that allows our students to collaborate across traditional lines. Painters can minor in piano, dancers can study film, guitarists can take classes in screenwriting.

With more than 30 majors, 30 minors and 13 graduate programs in visual arts, performing arts, design and liberal studies, UArts develops alumni who are not only leaders in their disciplines, but also creative thinkers able to succeed in any path they choose.

Meet UArts

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Loveis Wise

BFA '18

Recent grad commissioned to illustrate cover of The New Yorker
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Jon Williams


Music - Vocal Performance
Hometown: East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
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Frank Jimenez


Theater - Acting
Hometown: West New York, New Jersey
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Stephanie Valdivia


Video Intern for NFL's Philadelphia Eagles; hometown: Miami
The Coolest City in America
Anchored on the vibrant Avenue of the Arts, our campus is located in the cultural district of Center City—the heart of downtown Philadelphia.

News & Events

New Yorker Illustration

Recent grad, UArts alumna Loveis Wise BFA ’18 (Illustration), was commissioned to illustrate the cover of The New Yorker

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UArts + Art Alliance

Leading century-old cultural institutions to join together, creating Philadelphia Art Alliance at the University of the Arts

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Calendar of Events

See upcoming events in UArts galleries, performance spaces and around campus in Philadelphia.

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