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General Information

Type of College:

  Private, for Profit, with special focus on the visual arts

  Number of undergraduate degree programs: 11

  Number of postsecondary certificate programs: 1

  Number of graduate degree programs: 21

  School Calendar: Semester

Accreditation:

  New York State Board of Regents

  Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

  National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)

  American Art Therapy Association, Inc. (AATA)

  Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA)

  National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)


Cost of Attendance:

  Undergraduate tuition: $32,270

  Required fees: $ vary by department

  Graduate tuition: $36,130

  Required fees: vary by department

  Housing: $ 13,800

  Supplies: $1,313 (average)


Location:

  209 East 23rd Street, New York, NY 10010

  Year Founded: 1947

 

Degrees Awarded:

  Bachelor’s Degrees (BFA): 804

  Master’s Degrees : 291

 

Most Popular Undergraduate Majors:

  Computer Art

  Filmmaking

  Fine Arts

  Graphic Design

  Illustration

  Photography

 

Total Operation Revenue:

  $134,648,425 (Fiscal Year Ending 2013)

 

SVA Instructional Staff

Full-time faculty: 142

Part-time faculty 849


SVA Non-instructional Staff

Full-time: 480

Part-time: 43

 

Graduate Student Statistics
Graduate Enrollment by Major 2013
Art Criticism and Writing 24
Art Education 19
Art Practice 35
Art Therapy 52
Branding 25
Computer Art 85
Critical Theory and the Arts   9
Design 41
Design Criticism 13
Design for Social Innovation 44
Digital Photography 34
Fashion Photography 15
Fine Arts 61
Interaction Design 34
Illustration 39
Live Action Short Film 11
Photography 74
Products of Design 34
Social Documentary Film 37
Visual narrative 16
Total Graduate Enrollment 702

 

Graduate Enrollment Status          2013
Full-Time 85%
Part-Time 15%
Total 100%

 

Graduate Enrollment by Gender      2013
Male 36%
Female 64%
Total 100%

 

Graduate Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity 2013
American Indian of Alaskan Native 1%
Asian 10%
Black, Non-Hispanic 3%
Hawaiian/Pacific Islander  
Hispanic 2%
Nonresident Alien 36%
White, Non-Hispanic 46%
Unknown/Not Reported 2%
Total 100%

 

Graduate Admissions                   2013
Applications 1,947
Number Accepted 784
% Accepted 40%
Number Enrolled 387

% Yield

49%

Undergraduate Student Statistics
Undergraduate Enrollment by Major 2013
Advertising 217
Animation 218
Cartooning 170
Computer Art 318
Filmmaking 444
Fine Arts 322
Graphic Design 661
Illustration 448
Interior Design 80
Photography 520
Visual and Critical Studies 95
Undergraduate Degree Seeking Total 3,493

 

Undergraduate Enrollment Status         2013
Full Time 96%
Part Time   4%
Undergraduate Total 100%

 

Undergraduate Enrollment by Gender 2013
Male 40%
Female 60%
Undergraduate Total 100%

 

Undergraduate Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity         2013
American Indian of Alaskan Native           1%
Asian or Pacific Islander         14%
Black, Non-Hispanic           6%
Hawaiian/Pacific Islander                1%
Hispanic           8%
Nonresident Alien         28%
White, Non-Hispanic         40%
Unknown/Not Reported           3%
Undergraduate Total       100%

 

Undergraduate Enrollment Profile                          2013
Average Age of Undergraduate Students      21.2 years
Freshmen Retention Rate (2012 Freshman Cohort)                         83%
Freshmen 6 year Graduation Rate (2007 Freshman Cohort)            65%

 

Undergraduate Admissions Statistics 2013
First-time Freshmen Applications 3,275
Number Accepted 2,485
% Accepted 76%
Number Enrolled 656
% Yield 26%
Transfer Applications 1,488
% Accepted 60%
Number Enrolled 277
% Yield 31%

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