School of Visual Arts

New York, NY

School of Visual Arts

New York, NY

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Tuition & Fees

$45,000

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
650
25th
545
75th
680
25th
530
75th
27
25th
23
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undergraduateRatios

27%

male

73%

female

8

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,086
Declined 1,228
Total Received 4,314
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Proprietary

3,529

undergraduate students

582

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

The School of Visual Arts, founded in 1947, is a private school of art. Its campus of 18 buildings is located in lower Manhattan.

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Public/private Proprietary
Campus enrollment 4,732
Established in 1947
Coeducational Coeducational

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Urban campus of 18 buildings in New York City (population: 8,622,698). Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation between major campus buildings. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

School of Visual Arts
209 East 23rd Street
New York, NY
10010-3994

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
29%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
61%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
650
25th
545
75th
680
25th
530
75th
27
25th
23

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Other application fee ($80 for graduate applicants)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
School has early decision program yes
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,086
Declined 1,228
Total Received 4,314

Admissions Factors

Required

Formal demonstration of competencies
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Secondary School Record
Secondary School Rank
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

51%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$15,310

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $45,000
Books & supplies $1,868
Total $46,868
Average Financial Aid - $15,310
Total with Avg. Aid $31,558

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,859,946
State $966,474
Institutional $12,916,685
Other external $339,983
Total $18,083,088

Non-need-based

Federal $145,795
State $7,945
Institutional $8,794,680
Other external $102,920
Total $9,051,340

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 212 592-2030
F: 212 592-2029
fa@sva.edu

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Advertising.
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art Teacher Education.
Art Therapy/Therapist.
Cinematography and Film/Video Production.
Commercial and Advertising Art.
Computer Graphics.
Design and Applied Arts, Other.
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Human Computer Interaction.
Interior Design.
Museology/Museum Studies.
Photography.
Systems Science and Theory.
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design.

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Programs Offered

  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships

4,732

total students

21%

in-state

79%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

75%

3,529
students

Female
73%
2,576

Male
27%
953

12%

582
students

Female
73%
425

Male
27%
157

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

Not reported

Not reported

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Student Break-down

51%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
19%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

4%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

60

semester hours

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