Graduate Admissions

Creative individuals are never done growing. There is always a new skill to master, a new goal to set for oneself. UArts' graduate programs offer visual and performing artists, educators, designers and museum professionals the opportunity to expand their creative boundaries, learn from accomplished faculty and prepare for professional careers in the arts within the energetic cultural landscape of Center City Philadelphia. Our students benefit from an individualized and interactive learning environment in a variety of studio, lecture, seminar, internship and field settings as they prepare for further success in their chosen field. 

What If I Have a Question?

We are here to help you during every step of the application process. Please contact us at admissions@uarts.edu or 800-616-2787 or 215-717-6049.

Fall Graduate Open House

Join us for our 2014 Fall Graduate Open House on Saturday, November 22, 2014 from 12-4 pm. RSVP now!

Graduate Degree Programs

Earn a master's degree in Arts Education, Museum Studies, Visual Arts, Music or Industrial Design.

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Application Process

Find out how to apply to one of our 13 graduate degree programs.

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Portfolio & Audition Requirements

Each of our graduate programs has specific portfolio or audition requirements.

Graduate Book Arts Opening Thesis Exhibit

International Applicants

All applicants whose native language is not English must submit satisfactory certification of adequate English proficiency sufficient to pursue graduate study.

Graduate Open House

Join us to see firsthand what our Graduate programs have to offer.

Graduate Viewbook

Explore our Graduate Viewbook and discover the opportunities at UArts.

Graduate Financial Aid

Nearly all of the University's full-time graduate students receive federal financial aid or direct grant assistance from the University.