The University of the Arts Rankings Based on Salary

  • The University of the Arts ranks better than only 17% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • The University of the Arts ranks better than only 27% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at The University of the Arts

We calculated a salary score for each of The University of the Arts's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at The University of the Arts to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is a weighted average of all of its program scores. Data is sourced from the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and was last updated in December 2020. It reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid.

Salary Scores for Bachelor's Degrees

The University of the Arts ranks higher than 17% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management 2% $27,000 $16,416 2%
Crafts/Craft Design, Folk Art and Artisanry 67% $27,000 $26,585 67%
Dance 39% $27,000 $21,599 39%
Design and Applied Arts 7% $27,000 $23,054 7%
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 21% $27,000 $19,683 21%
Film/Video and Photographic Arts 20% $27,000 $22,290 20%
Fine and Studio Arts 11% $27,000 $19,683 11%
Music 10% $27,000 $18,619 10%

Salary Scores for The University of the Arts Master's Degrees

The University of the Arts ranks higher than 30% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 20% $68,012 $25,194 20%
Fine and Studio Arts 59% $61,500 $33,459 59%
Museology/Museum Studies 21% Not Reported $32,029 21%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 28% $31,500 $44,649 28%

The University of the Arts Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

David Rankin 7/26/2018

I loved attending UArts. It was one of the most important times in my life and college changes everything for me as an artist. The only negative comment I have is that I wish I had more access to scholarships, or that school was somehow not so expensive. I got so much out of it on a personal level but just have never been able to come out of my burden of student loan debt. To any young people out there: please graduate college with as little debt as possible because you cannot enter the world already behind... Read More

Sam Mera 3/29/2017

The University of the Arts is a great institution depending on the major the student goes for. For the performing arts, it's incredible and it has brought out wonderful performers, some alumni have even danced with Beyonce and worked with other famous performers. However, for the visual arts, it is not as strong as it could be. UArts has some very inspiring faculty, but on the undergrad level sometimes there is not enough attention paid to its students. In the Illustration department I was constantly pushed... Read More