School of Visual Arts: Ranking & Review

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New York Rank United States Rank World Rank
11 328 1116
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

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

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

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 of $16,800 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 Arts 632 274 906
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 70 43 113
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 40 26 66
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services 60 60
Health Professions and Related Programs 16 16
Education 8 8
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 population5,000,000+
Phone2125922000
Fax+1 (212) 592 2116

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