The University of the Arts (UArts)

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UArts can be found in Philadelphia, PA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around two thousand students enrolled per year at The University of the Arts.

The University of the Arts accepts about 70 percent of applicants per year. Of those that are accepted, nearly 31 percent of students continue on to register and enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall UArts Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for The University of the Arts was reported as 73.5% in Fall 2020 with over 1,580 applications submitted to UArts. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for The University of the Arts has been slowly getting lower over the recent years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 76.8%
  • 2017-2018: 74.0%
  • 2018-2019: 76.3%
  • 2019-2020: 73.5%
  • Projected UArts Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 69.6%

How Does UArts Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for The University of the Arts is thirty percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Curtis Institute of Music3.9%
Moore College of Art and Design47.0%
University of the Sciences71.0%
La Salle University77.7%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)

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