Oct 02, 2023  
2016-2017 University Catalog 
2016-2017 University Catalog [Archived Catalogue]

Student Financial Services

Aid Options & Application Process      Eligibility for Aid      Maintaining Aid      Student Rights & Information      Tuition & Fee Policies      Tuition & Fees      Veteran’s Benefits 


Michael Light \ mlight@uarts.edu \ 215.717.6170
Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management & Director of Student Financial Services

Office of Student Financial Services
Hamilton Hall Room 270 | 215.717.6170 | Student Financial Services Website

The University of the Arts offers a variety of financial aid programs to assist students in meeting their educational goals. Aid may be offered in the form of grants, scholarships, loans, and/or employment and is funded through federal, state, institutional, and/or private organizations. Grants and scholarships are considered gift aid and need not be repaid. Loans, which must be repaid, are usually offered at a low interest rate and are repaid over time.

Financial need is defined as the difference between the cost of attendance (COA) and the family’s federally calculated contribution to these costs, the Expected Family Contribution (EFC). Where need exists, the University assists in offsetting  these costs utilizing the resources available to the institution.

Over eighty percent of the University’s students enrolled on a full-time basis are eligible for some type of need-based aid. All students are encouraged to apply.

Information on application procedures, types of aid, program requirements, educational costs (as determined by the University), and the students’ rights and responsibilities are detailed in this section.