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School of Visual Arts
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  • 4 Year
  • NEW YORK, NY

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade D minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade C
  5. Athletics
    grade unavailable
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade A+
  9. Dorms
    grade C minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade unavailable
  11. Student Life
    grade A minus
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

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SVA is a for-profit college located in Manhattan, New York in the New York City Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 3,455 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the SVA acceptance rate is 71%. Popular majors include Web Page and Digital Design, Illustration, and Animation, Video Graphics and Special Effects. Graduating 74% of students, SVA alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $29,900.

About

209 E 23RD ST
NEW YORK, NY 10010
Athletic Division
No data available  
Athletic Conference
No data available  

School of Visual Arts Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

SVA Admissions

Acceptance Rate
71%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1140-1380
ACT Range
22-30
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$51,634 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$16,551 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
67%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
6:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
85%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 52 responses
65%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 54 responses
52%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 52 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,455 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
74
Undergrads Over 25
5%
Pell Grant
17%
Varsity Athletes
No data available  
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 8 responses
  • Stressed
    75%
  • Outgoing
    25%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
50%
Poll
75%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 12 responses
Poll
100%
of students say no one pays attention to varsity sports. 12 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 45 responses
  • Work Hard Render Faster
    36%
  • Fun but Challenging
    27%
  • Fun & Chill
    18%
  • Work Hard, Play Hard
    11%
  • Fast-paced
    4%
  • Stimulating
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$41,800 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
74%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
88%
National
83%

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