B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    B-
  3. Diversity
    A
  4. Campus
    C-
  5. Athletics
    NG
  6. Party Scene
    NG
  7. Professors
    C+
  8. Location
    B
  9. Dorms
    C+
  10. Campus Food
    NG
  11. Student Life
    B
  12. Safety
    A-
School of Visual Arts is ...
Private for-profit
Athletic Division
Athletic Conference
Address
209 E 23rd St
New York, NY 10010
Website

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.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
74%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
935-1230
ACT Range
21-26
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$42,742/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $34,932/ year
  • $30-48k
    $34,664/ year
  • $49-75k
    $40,129/ year
  • $76-110k
    $44,972/ year
  • $110k+
    $46,413/ year

Academics

Professors
C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
9:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
86%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.51 responses
72%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.43 responses
63%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.41 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,467Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
10%
Pell Grant
24%
Varsity Athletes
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Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
58%
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  • Work Hard Render Faster
    41%
  • Fun & Chill
    24%
  • Fun but Challenging
    21%
  • Work Hard, Play Hard
    9%
  • Stimulating
    6%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$40,100/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
64%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
87%
National
83%

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The variety in courses is phenomenal! Aside from the basic courses that you are required to complete, which all still seem very interesting, there are many different elective courses that are available, expending on into different subject such as history and even science. Seeing different courses that focus on different methods and styles of art only makes me wish that I could be able to apply for all of them! Finding the right professor, however, is not easy, sometimes you'll end up with a teacher that has a sort of teaching style that doesn't help you at all, and the only way you can get a good idea on who the right professor is for you is to rely on other's opinions.
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I absolutely love this school! The professors are great and it's such a close nit community. Definitely worth the money. As a computer art major, the classes are very small and very personal so always get on your professors good side!
Overall experience is good and instructors help you out a lot. The administration is not great basically you need to keep track of all of your records, what credits were transferred if you are a transfer student, check progress of your degree, nobody tells you anything you have to figure it out on your own. Tuition is really expensive unless you have someone that pays for it. Working part-time and being a full time student doesn't cover the tuition, even with financial aid and federal loans. Other option is to take out private student loans and that you have to research on your own.