School of Visual Arts: Ranking & Review

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New York
rank
United States
rank
World
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133271114
Top 7%

School of Visual Arts Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate72%63%76%
Applicants3,7081,0162,692
Admissions2,6836422,041
Enrolled undergraduates699201498
Enrolled total (including graduate students)4,3931,3763,017

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores354
Percent of students submitting SAT scores74%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
570
Math
555

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores123
Percent of students submitting ACT scores26%
ACT Composite
24

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $50. Application fee for graduates - $80.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordNeither required nor recommended
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesRequired
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

School of Visual Arts Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$64,068$64,068
Off-campus$64,068$64,068
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment and other expenses per full academic year.

School of Visual Arts provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 1,229 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$38,000$38,000
Fees for full-time undergraduates$0$0
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$1,270$1,270
Tuition for Full-time graduates$42,570$42,570
Fees for full-time graduates$0$0
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$1,420$1,420

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sTotal
Visual and Performing Arts632274906
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services7043113
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs402666
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services6060
Health Professions and Related Programs1616
Education88
Grand Total8023671,169

A total of 802 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at School of Visual Arts.

At the master's level 367 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate64%63%65%
  • Full-time retention rate - 87%
  • Part-time retention rate - 50%

General info

Alternative namesSVA
School of Visual Arts
Founded1947
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff1,074
Instructional FTE538
Sector of institutionPrivate for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.sva.edu
Address209 E 23rd St
New York, New York, 10010
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population8,399,000
Phone2125922000
Fax+1 (212) 592 2116

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