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University of North Carolina School of the Arts

Winston-Salem, NC 4-Year Public

UNCSA Student Life

UNCSA is on a 74-acre campus in an urban setting in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. There are many activities and organizations for UNCSA students to participate in – theater groups, , and more.

UNCSA does not have fraternities or sororities.

UNCSA has a thriving A.R.T.S. Club (awareness on social issues through artistic expression). In fact, more students participate in A.R.T.S. Club (awareness on social issues through artistic expression) than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at UNCSA include The Artist Underground, Art & Soul, UNCSA Artists of Color

UNCSA students' favorite campus traditions are Welcome Back Weekend, FrozeArts and Beaux Arts (end of the year celebration).

UNCSA Housing

UNCSA offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

The majority of UNCSA students live on campus. In 2021, 53.35% of undergrads at UNCSA lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 46.65% of students lived off-campus or commuted to UNCSA. There are 529 spots available in on-campus housing for all 920 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 489 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 95% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

UNCSA offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Is UNCSA Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

University of North Carolina School of the Arts is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The UNCSA campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

UNCSA offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to UNCSA

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to UNCSA, take Interstate 40 to Winston-Salem, NC. If you need to fly, book your flight to Piedmont Triad International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in North Carolina you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore UNCSA's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

UNCSA Students

60%

Women

40%

Men

97%

Full Time

3%

Part Time

51%

In State

49%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

67%

11%

9%

6%

2%

2%

2%

1%

0.11%

Undergraduate Students

920

Graduate Students

150

Non-Resident / International Students

20

UNCSA Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,070

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

36%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$9,388

Out-of-State

$26,622

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Mar 15
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