University of North Carolina School of the Arts

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1533 S. Main Street

Winston-Salem, NC 27127-2189

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Phone: (336) 770-3399
2013-2014 Tuition
$8,271
in-state
$21,416
out-of-state
Students
760
enrolled
59%
male /
41%
female
Admissions
Mar. 15
application deadline
45.2%
accepted

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Summary

University of North Carolina School of the Arts is a public institution that was founded in 1963. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 760, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 67 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Its in-state tuition and fees are $8,271 (2013-14); out-of-state tuition and fees are $21,416 (2013-14).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

The University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) is the first public arts conservatory in the United States. Today it is an internationally recognized arts conservatory and part of the University of North Carolina system. UNCSA is dedicated entirely to the professional training of student possessing exceptional talents in the performing, visual and moving image arts. Students enter UNCSA when they are ready for focused, intense professional development at the baccalaureate level and in select programs at the master's and secondary levels in its schools of Dance, Design and Production, Drama, Filmmaking and Music. Committed to an idea of art that combines craft, imagination, passion and intellect, the faculty work with students in a residential setting to create an educational community that is intimate, demanding and performance-centered.

As UNCSA Chancellor states, "we revere the things that set us apart: a faculty of master teachers who have studied with the great artists and who continue to hone their craft by being practicing artists; students chosen specifically for their demonstrated talent and potential as artists; rigorous training with one-on-one instruction in the classroom and studio; an emphasis on learning by doing, on stage and screen, and behind the stage and the lens; the opportunity for students to grow and create in a supportive, nurturing environment akin to a community of artists; and academic study in a variety of disciplines, to develop the whole artist."

General Information

School type public, coed college
Year founded 1963
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar semester
Setting city
2012 Endowment $31,194,874

Applying

When applying to University of North Carolina School of the Arts, it's important to note the application deadline is March 15. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due April 15. The application fee at University of North Carolina School of the Arts is $95. It has an an acceptance rate of 45.2 percent.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.

Selectivity N/A
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 45.2%
Application deadline March 15
SAT/ACT scores must be received by April 15

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at University of North Carolina School of the Arts is 6:1, and the school has 90.4 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at University of North Carolina School of the Arts include: Cinematography and Film/Video Production; Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology; Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General; Dance, General; and Music Performance, General. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 82.3 percent.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 6:1
4-year graduation rate 60%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Cinematography and Film/Video Production 39%
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology 23%
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 13%
Dance, General 12%
Music Performance, General 12%

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Student Life

University of North Carolina School of the Arts has a total undergraduate enrollment of 760, with a gender distribution of 58.6 percent male students and 41.4 percent female students. At this school, 58 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 41 percent of students live off campus.

Total enrollment 880
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Collegiate athletic association N/A

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Campus Info & Services

University of North Carolina School of the Arts offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring and health service. University of North Carolina School of the Arts also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at University of North Carolina School of the Arts, 41 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at University of North Carolina School of the Arts.

Students who have cars on campus 41%
Health insurance offered No

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Paying for School

At University of North Carolina School of the Arts, 61.9 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $8,028.

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In-state tuition and fees $8,271 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees $21,416 (2013-14)
Room and board $8,410 (2013-14)
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