The University of the Arts Graduate Schools

The University of the Arts (referred to as UArts) is a Private, 4 years school located in Philadelphia, PA. It is classified as a School of art, music, and design school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at The University of the Arts is $48,530 in average. The school has 150 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 1,530 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

The University of the Arts (referred to as UArts) is a Private, 4 years school located in Philadelphia, PA. It is classified as a School of art, music, and design school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree.
The school is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education (7/1/1969 - Current[Estimated Date]).
UArts Directory Information
School NameThe University of the Arts (UArts)
Address320 South Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19102-4901
Phone800-616-2787
Webhttps://www.uarts.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.uarts.edu/apply-now
Financial Infohttps://www.uarts.edu/tuition-and-financial-aid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at The University of the Arts is $48,530 in average. The school has 150 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 1,530 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 41 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate and Master's.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$48,530
Student Population150
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate and Master's
Number of Programs41 graduate programs
Student to Faculty Ratio9 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at The University of the Arts is $48,530 in average for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $2,359.
The University of the Arts offers the alternative tuition plans.
The University of the Arts offers the distance learning courses, but students may be required to attend/visit regular classes to complete their degree/programs.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)Graduate Level Courses
Special learning Opportunities
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of The University of the Arts is $48,530. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 3.96% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2017-2018$43,100-
2018-2019$44,780$150
2019-2020$46,530$150
2020-2021$46,530$150
2021-2022$48,350$180
The graduate school tuition & fees of UArts is very expensive compared to private graduate schools in Pennsylvania. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Pennsylvania graduate tuition is $27,247 (public) / $20,510 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
The University of the Arts$48,530
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Pennsylvania Graduate Schools$20,000$22,141
Public$20,058$27,247
Private$20,510
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $20,150 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at The University of the Arts. On-campus living costs are stayed same compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $18,846. Off-campus living costs are increased by 8.84% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$15,710$2,475$14,220$2,475
2018-2019$16,322$2,475$14,220$2,475
2019-2020$16,958$2,520$14,220$2,520
2020-2021$17,630$2,520$14,796$2,520
2021-2022$17,630$2,520$16,326$2,520
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $2,359 at The University of the Arts. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 3.92% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$2,100
2018-2019$2,182
2019-2020$2,270
2020-2021$2,270
2021-2022$2,359

Graduate Programs at UArts

The University of the Arts offers 16 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 96 students have completed their study at The University of the Arts.
Offered Degrees at The University of the Arts
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree12096
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship100
Post Bachelor's Degree300
Total16096
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at The University of the Arts by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Curriculum and Instruction program with 3 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Music Teacher Education program with 28 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other) program with 0 completers.
The University of the Arts offers 16 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Last year total 96 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 96 students have earned/completed Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 50 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction8-
Art Teacher Education8-
Music Teacher Education28-
Education (other)6-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 5 completers-
Museology/Museum Studies5$33,300
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 41 completers-
Dance13-
Industrial and Product Design4-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts6-
Printmaking9-
Fine Arts and Art Studies (other)3-
Music Performance0-
Jazz/Jazz Studies6-
Total96
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)0-
Total0
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 0 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction0-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 0 completers-
Crafts/Craft Design, Folk Art and Artisanry0-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts0-
Total0

Graduate Student Population at UArts

For academic year 2021-2022, total 150 students enrolled into The University of the Arts graduate schools where it has total 1,530 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 107 full-time and 43 part-time graduate students. By gender, 49 male and 101 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total15049101
Full-time1073869
Part-tme431132
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 80 White (53.33%), 20 Black/African American (13.33%), 5 Hispanic (3.33%), 3 Asian (2.00%), and 42 students with other races. 17 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total15049101
American Indian/Native American000
Asian312
Black/African American20911
Hispanic523
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White802456
Two More101
Un-Known24420
Non-resident Alien1798
The University of the Arts offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 150 graduate students (100.00% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively . The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total150
Enrolled Online Exclusively150
Enrolled Some Online Courses0
Not in Online Courses0
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at The University of the Arts. 35 students are aged 20 to 24 (23.33% of total students), 6 students are aged above 50 (4.00%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at The University of the Arts.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total15049101
Age 20-21101
Age 22-24341123
Age 25-29561838
Age 30-3426719
Age 35-391569
Age 40-491257
Age 50-64624

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