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University Of North Carolina School Of The Arts

Overview of University Of North Carolina School Of The Arts

The main campus of UNCSA is in Winston-Salem, NC (a medium-sized city). The school is a public school. UNCSA offers degrees up to the Post-Master's certificate.

Areas of Study

The school students most commonly major in a field related to art studies, drama and performing arts, music, photography and commercial art.

UNCSA Selectivity

UNCSA does not accept everyone who applies. In 2007-2008, 44% of people who applied to the school were accepted. In 2007-2008, SAT verbal scores of half of students were 500 to 620. Three-fourths of students accepted in 2007-2008 had SAT math scores of 470 or more.

Faculty

The school's faculty/student ratio compares favorably with most colleges.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, UNCSA had 867 enrolled students.

Student Life

The school makes available a lot of student housing. Meal plans are available.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting UNCSA

University of North Carolina School of the Arts
1533 South Main St.
Winston-Salem , NC 27117-2189
General Phone: (336) 770-3399
http://www.uncsa.edu

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UNCSA Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Drama and Performing Arts74dance, drama, theatre design
Photography and Commercial Art49cinematography, film and photography
Music38music performance
Art Studies24visual and performing arts

Number of programs and degrees for UNCSA in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years241
Bachelor's degree1195
Master's degree393
Post-master's certificate31

UNCSA Student Body

In 2007-2008, UNCSA had a total enrollment of 867 students (1,119 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 59%
Women 41%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 86%
Graduate 14%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 81%
Black 9%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 2%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 0%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 35%
20-21 33%
22-24 17%
25-29 9%
30-34 3%
35-39 1%
40-49 0%
50-64 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

ResidencePercent
North Carolina44%
Texas6%
South Carolina5%
Florida5%
Virginia4%
Maryland4%
Pennsylvania3%
New York3%
New Jersey2%
Massachusetts2%
Connecticut2%
Washington, DC2%
Georgia2%
California2%
Vermont1%
Washington1%
(International Students)1%
Maine1%
Ohio1%
Colorado1%
Minnesota1%
Missouri1%
Illinois1%
Michigan1%
Alaska1%
Wisconsin1%
Montana1%
New Hampshire1%
Tennessee1%
Louisiana1%
Rhode Island1%
New Mexico1%
Oregon1%
Alabama1%

UNCSA Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 75 %

UNCSA Room and Board (2007)

UNCSA offers campus housing for 522 of its 1,119 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

(Please refer to our profile of Winston-Salem, North Carolina for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other North Carolina Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

UNCSA Admissions and Selectivity

Acceptances:

GroupApplicantsAcceptedPercent
Accepted
EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled
Total68230244%18662%
Men33517051%10964%
Women34713238%7758%

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal500620
SAT Math470610
SAT Writing470600
ACT Verbal1927
ACT Math1725
ACT Composite1927

Application Requirements:

ItemRequirement
GPArecommended
Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Recommendationsrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencerequired
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT78%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT25%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required

UNCSA Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 5,647
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 17,527
Room and board $ 6,831
Room charge $ 3,453
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,378
Books and supplies $ 1,050
Other expenses $ 2,630

Financial Aid:
UNCSA participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 398100)

UNCSA Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track9146

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year5$62,6000*
No academic rankcalendar year1*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year6$69,1671*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year85$63,56545$60,059
All faculty totalacademic year85$63,56545$60,059

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

UNCSA Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Visual and Performing Arts, General

Drama And Performing Arts
Dance, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology

Music
Music Performance, General

Photography And Commercial Art
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other

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UNCSA Highlights

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What Sets UNCSA Apart:

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Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
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% of degrees in drama and performing arts
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% of degrees in art studies
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% of degrees in music
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% of degrees in photography and commercial art
(vs. all colleges)
Top 6%UNCSA % of degrees in photography and commercial art
Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%UNCSA Dorm rooms per full-time student
Male % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 14%UNCSA Male % of student body
Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 14%UNCSA Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)
Salaries of full-time faculty
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 14%UNCSA Salaries of full-time faculty
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 16%UNCSA Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
Number of students
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 18%UNCSA Number of students
% of accepted students who choose to enroll
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 18%UNCSA % of accepted students who choose to enroll

Notable:
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Career counseling
checked Student employment services
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan

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