Frequently Asked Questions - Exchange Program with University of the Arts

Who is eligible?

All matriculated, undergraduate University of the Sciences students are eligible.

What about grad students?

Right now, there are no graduate level classes being offered, but a graduate level exchange is being discussed.

How many University of the Sciences students can participate each semester?

A total of 10 students from each school, each semester can take classes. Another five University of the Sciences students may enroll in the applied music program (private instruction) offered by the University of the Arts School of Music.

What about credit?

You take these courses for credit which will appear on your University of the Sciences transcript as if you took the class at University of the Sciences.

What are the grade requirements?

A University of the Sciences student receiving a grade below 2.0 in any course taken as part of this program will not be allowed to continue taking courses at University of the Arts. Grades will be sent to University of the Sciences' Registrar from the University of the Arts' Registrar and will appear on your University of the Sciences transcript.

What courses are offered this semester?

Click here to see the course offerings for the current semester. For course descriptions, please see the University of the Arts Academic Catalog.

How do I sign up?

Make an appointment with the Humanities Department by calling 215-596-8895.

How do I get to UArts?

Take the trolley to City Hall and walk a few short blocks south on Broad Street. It’s about 15-minutes one way to 320 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102. For more information, see


Kevin Murphy


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University of the Sciences
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