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

Website: sva.edu/

Private for-profit
Co-ed
3,871
Undergraduate
Students
(71.6%) 2,771 Women
(28.4%) 1,100 Men
686
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
71% of 4,261 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.40
SAT Math
625 average
540-710 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
595 average
540-650 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
24 average
21-27 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$70,068
Tuition and Fees
$43,400
Room and Board
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
27%
Average Freshman Award
$22,164
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$45,588
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
444
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 12% of classes
10-19 students: 62% of classes
20-29 students: 24% of classes
30-39 students: 1% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

New York Population
8,244,910
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
29% of all students
Athletic Conferences
 
Mascot
 
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
29.0% Asian
7.1% Black/African-American
20.2% Hispanic/Latino
0.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
39.8% White
3.8% Unknown
International Students
50.3%
First-Year Students Returning
87.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
57.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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