If you are applying to The University of the Arts, the fee for the application costs $60.
The following is an overiew of some of The University of the Arts's admissions stats.
|The University of the Arts 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are not considered|
These are the application deadlines for The University of the Arts.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
The University of the Arts does not offer early decision or early action.
Getting into The University of the Arts is moderately difficult. The University of the Arts evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny or waitlist.
In 2021, The University of the Arts accepted 85% of students, approximately 1,101 from 1,293 applicants.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like The University of the Arts, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
The University of the Arts has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the areas where you're strong.
What does The University of the Arts consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Considered|
Make sure to check with The University of the Arts for more information on admission factors.
To apply to The University of the Arts, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with The University of the Arts's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Other Requirements||√||audition or portfolio required for performing arts programs; portfolio for design, visual arts, film and writing programs|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
The University of the Arts has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
The University of the Arts does not consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
The University of the Arts does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to The University of the Arts. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in The University of the Arts during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to The University of the Arts?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to The University of the Arts.
Does The University of the Arts accept transfer credits?
✅ The University of the Arts accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. The University of the Arts accepts:
• CLEP subject tests
Does The University of the Arts accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ The University of the Arts accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to The University of the Arts?
✅ The University of the Arts is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.
What is The University of the Arts's acceptance rate?
✅ The acceptance rate for The University of the Arts is 85%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at The University of the Arts?
❌ The University of the Arts does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into The University of the Arts? The University of the Arts is a somewhat selective institution. The The University of the Arts acceptance rate is 85%. This means that the institution accepts 85 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to The University of the Arts is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to The University of the Arts is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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