Hello! For new students, it is not too late to receive student housing for the upcoming semester. Initiate the process of receiving student housing by paying the housing deposit. Returning students should contact the Office of Student Life to determine housing availability at 215.717.6970 / 800.616.ARTS ext. 6970 or firstname.lastname@example.org. See you next month!
Hello! Although the University does not offer a minor in either Graphic Design or Advertising Design, and double majoring is highly discouraged due to the rigorous demands of a single major, both majors allow for 15 elective credits, which students can fill with any course not required by their major. Not only would these electives allow you to incorporate an Advertising concentration into a Graphic Design major (or vice versa), you can dabble in film, ceramics, music, creative writing, theater, dance! Above all, communicate your interest in a customized education with your advisors and faculty early—they’ll help you find the right path.
Hello! Laptops are not available to purchase at New Student Orientation, and should be brought with you at that time for laptop imaging, so purchasing in advance is highly recommended. If you elect to purchase a prepackaged bundle, do so through the UArts Apple Custom Store. Alternatively, you may bring a laptop you already own or purchase a laptop (new or used) outside of the bundles UArts has prepared, as long as the laptop you bring to campus meets or exceeds the minimum requirements.
Hey! Yes! Don’t miss Open House – we’ll check you in whenever you arrive. Pre-register for faster check-in at http://uarts.edu/summeropenhouse. See you July 10th!
Hey, tiannatentimes! UArts doesn’t specifically offer a minor in Vocal Performance, and the Music Minor caters to a broad interest in music, though Music Business, Entrepreneurship & Technology students are eligible to enroll in this minor. Your best bet is to wield your 21 free elective credits to craft the Vocal Performance concentration you desire. This course inventory is a great visual presentation of the credit breakdown for the MBET major – that orange pie slice empowers students to highly customize their UArts education.
Hello! Great question. UArts offers a myriad of Minors in the College of Art, Media & Design; the College of Performing Arts; and the Division of Liberal Arts. The Minors from the 2013–2014 academic year were:
College of Art, Media & Design
• Book Arts
• Figurative Illustration
• Film & Video
• Game Design
• Painting / Drawing
• Studio Photography
• Web Design
• Web Design & Development
College of Performing Arts
• Music Business, Entrepreneurship & Technology
• Music Education
• Musical Theater
Division of Liberal Arts
• Creative Writing
• History of Visual Arts
• Philosophy & Religion
Learn more about these Minors through UArts’ 2013–2014 catalogue.
Hello! Thanks for your interest. I’ll quote our Application Process webpage, which houses a bunch of information about admissions guidelines and requirements:
"Admission is selective and is based on a comprehensive assessment of each applicant’s individual potential. There are no minimum SAT or ACT scores; average scores for accepted students are a 1060 SAT score (Reading + Math), and a 23 Composite ACT score. A minimum GPA of 2.0 or better is recommended."
Test scores are required.
Let us know if you have additional questions!
Hello! “The University of the Arts seeks students who have achieved strong academic records and demonstrate talent in their chosen creative disciplines.” We’re interested in your overall academic performance and your demonstrable talent – we’re not too concerned with the specifics of the courses you’ve taken. Sounds like you’re very devoted to your art, which we can certainly appreciate!