The University Of The Arts

The University Of The Arts

The University of the Arts, also known as UArts, was established in 1985. It was a created by the merger of the Philadelphia College of Art and Philadelphia College of Performing Arts. The university is located in Center City, Philadelphia. UArts offers over eight graduate degree and more than 15 undergraduate degree programs. Apart from the regular courses, UArts also provides programs of continuing education. The student body includes international enrollments from over 30 foreign countries. The university is organized into the following academic divisions:

  • College of Media and Communication
  • College of Performing Arts
  • College of Art and Design

UArts maintains an active student life and is home to a number of clubs and organizations. Alpha Psi Omega, Student Council, African American Student Union, and the Global Exchange are a few of these. Some of the notable alumni of the university include Irene Bedard, actress; Anthony Burrell, dancer, Maxwell Atoms, animator among others.

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Curriculum And Instruction
Art Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Drama And Dance Teacher Education
Education, Other
Creative Writing
Museology/Museum Studies
Crafts/Craft Design, Folk Art And Artisanry
Dance, General
Industrial And Product Design
Graphic Design
Drama And Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design And Technology
Playwriting And Screenwriting
Directing And Theatrical Production
Musical Theatre
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Cinematography And Film/Video Production
Film/Video And Photographic Arts, Other
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Ceramic Arts And Ceramics
Fine Arts And Art Studies, Other
Music Performance, General
Music Theory And Composition
Jazz/Jazz Studies
Music Management
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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