International Student Programs
A special welcomes to all students from across the world and an invitation to come to Philadelphia to join the UArts family.
We value the cultural experience that you bring to our creative campus, which is home to a diverse community of students, staff and faculty from over 35 countries. As an international student, you will discover exciting new experiences exploring Philadelphia and getting to know your fellow students, and you will also find a strong sense of personal community by celebrating your own culture and connecting with other international students.
Our International Student Programs provide the perfect foundation for you life and education at UArts with the following programs and services:
- Immigration counseling and workshops regarding immigration regulations
- Referral and guidance to all academic and administrative departments at the University of the Arts
- ESL assessment and advising, an academic ESL curriculum and the intensive ESL Institute Program, an excellent way for ESL students to increase their English proficiency
- Assistance with the transition into American culture and the University of the Arts, as well as to post-graduate life and employment
- Advocacy and cultural programming designed to engage the UArts community in creative global citizenship
- Updates and information through our Facebook page
- ESL Institute (ESLI) Program, an excellent way for ESL students to increase their English proficiency
Get in Touch
Don't hesitate to connect through email, in-person appointments or during office hours and through participating in the Global Exchange Network.
Director, International Student Programs