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In this section wyou will find current and historical data on SVA students.  Data reports include statistics on the admissions of new students, degrees awarded, enrollment, graduation and retention rates, and student demographics. 

Admissions

SVA Fall 2017 Admissions

In this section, you will find data on students who applied, were accepted and enrolled at SVA during the fall term by entering cohorts (freshman, new transfers, and new graduate students) by program of study. 


New Graduate Students


Program

APPS

(N)

ACCEPTED

(N)

ENROLLED

(N)

%

ACCEPTED

%

ENROLLED

Art Education 23 13 8 57% 62%
Art Practice 27 20 11 74% 55%
Art Therapy 84 50 19 60% 38%
Art Writing 14 13 7 93% 54%
Branding 130 44 27 34% 61%
Computer Art 156 82 47 53% 57%
Critical Theory and the Arts 23 23 7 100% 30%
Curatorial Practice 20 13 7 65% 54%
Design 288 47 17 16% 36%
Design for Social Innovation 105 75 23 71% 31%
Design Research and Writing 23 21 8 91% 38%
Digital Photography 40 25 16 63% 64%
Directing 42 34 16 81% 47%
Fashion Photography 47 21 13 45% 62%
Fine Arts 218 96 36 44% 38%
Illustration as Visual Essay 142 37 19 26% 51%
Interaction Design 228 52 20 23% 38%
Photography, Video and Related Media 165 72 28 47% 36%
Products of Design 112 35 20 31% 57%
Social Documentary Film 65 47 15 72% 32%
Visual Narrative 18 14 8 78% 57%
Graduate Total 1,970 839 372 43% 44%


First-time in College (FTIC)

MAJOR

APPS

(N)

ACCEPTED

(N)

ENROLLED

(N)

%

ACCEPTED

%

ENROLLED

Advertising 80 61 13 76% 21%
Animation 602 310 95 51% 31%
Computer Art 238 185 73 78% 39%
Cartooning 158 128 41 81% 32%
Design 613 473 120 77% 25%
Film 314 233 76 74% 33%
Fine Arts 413 311 47 75% 15%
Illustration 647 510 131 79% 26%
Interior Design 144 103 15 72% 15%
Photography 453 329 81 73% 25%
Visual and Critical Studies 46 40 7 87% 18%
Total 3,708 2,683 699 72% 26%

 

Transfer Students

MAJOR

APPS

(N)

ACCEPTED

(N)

ENROLLED

(N)

%

ACCEPTED

%

ENROLLED

Advertising 44 31 15 70% 48%
Animation 158 51 16 32% 31%
Computer Art 96 58 25 60% 43%
Cartooning 45 29 13 64% 45%
Design 221 164 76 74% 46%
Film 105 71 29 68% 41%
Fine Arts 101 55 22 54% 40%
Illustration 174 123 51 71% 41%
Interior Design 46 26 7 57% 27%
Photography 160 98 47 61% 48%
Visual & Critical Studies 18 13 5 72% 38%
Total 1,168 719 306 62% 43%
Degrees Awarded

SVA Degrees Awarded by Student Level, Program of Study and Sex - FY2016

In this section, you will find data on the number of degrees conferred by student level, award type, and program of study.   All counts are based degrees awarded during the fiscal year (July, 1 to June 30th).

Masters Degrees

Program Total Men Women
Art Education 8 2 6
Art Practice 9 2 7
Art Therapy 16 2 14
Art Writing 10 4 6
Branding 26 6 20
Computer Arts 43 19 24
Critical Theory and the Arts 7 0 7
Curatorial Practice 8 3 5
Design 19 4 15
Design Criticism --- --- ---
Design for Social Innovation 21 4 17
Design Research, Writing and Criticism 10 4 6
Digital Photography 24 13 11
Directing 12 6 6
Fashion Photography 15 4 11
Fine Arts 29 8 21
Illustration as Visual Essay 20 8 12
Interaction Design 18 11 7
Photography, Video and Related Media 30 17 13
Products of Design 15 6 9
Social Documentary Film 19 7 12
Visual Narrative 8 2 6
Total 367 132 235

 

 Undergraduate Degrees Awarded

Program Total Men
Women
Advertising 40 15 25
Animation 60 22 38
Computer Art 70 39 31
Cartooning 33 16 17
Design 201 53 148
Film 78 49 29
Fine Arts 68 20 48
Illustration 104 29 75
Interior Design 16 1 15
Photography 112 40 72
Visual and Critical Studies 20 3 17
Total 802 287 515
Enrollment Data

Student Enrollment  by Student Level, Progran of Study, and Sex - Fall 2017

This section you will find statistics on students enrolled in degree programs by program of study and sex.  Enrollment statistics in this section are based on The College's official census date. 

Graduate Student Enrollment

Program of Study Men Women Total
Art Education 4 7 11
Art Practice 8 14 22
Art Therapy 4 36 40
Art Writing 2 10 12
Branding 7 20 27
Computer Arts 38 53 91
Critical Theory and the Arts 4 3 7
Curatorial Practice 2 13 15
Design 7 22 29
Design for Social Innovation 10 36 46
Design Research and Writing 0 8 8
Digital Photography 4 13 17
Directing 9 9 18
Fashion Photography 6 7 13
Fine Arts 20 44 64
Illustration as Visual Essay 14 24 38
Interaction Design 11 26 37
Photography, Video and Related Media 26 38 64
Products of Design 19 18 37
Social Documentary Film 6 24 30
Visual Narrative 4 13 17
Total 205 438 643

 

Undergraduate Student Enrollment

Program of Study Men Women Total
Advertising 52 78 130
Animation 117 261 378
Cartooning 74 115 189
Computer Art 126 226 352
Design 197 623 820
Film 188 164 352
Fine Arts 83 197 280
GENL 2 1 3
Illustration 108 471 579
Interior Design 22 53 75
Photography 152 252 404
Visual and Critical Studies 12 53 65
Total 1,133 2,494 3,627
Graduation Rate

Student Graduation Rates

In this section, you will find data on the student graduation rates by level and major.

Fall 2014 New Graduate Student Cohort  


MAJOR

Cohort

(N)

%

Graduated

% Still

Enrolled

% Transferred

Out

%

Other

Art Education 14 92.9% 0.0% 0.0% 7.1%
Art Practice 9 88.9% 0.0% 0.0% 11.1%
Art Therapy 24 87.5% 0.0% 8.3% 4.2%
Art Writing 8 87.5% 12.5% 0.0% 0.0%
Branding 28 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Computer Art 38 97.4% 0.0% 0.0% 2.6%
Critical Theory ad the Arts 13 92.3% 0.0% 0.0% 7.7%
Curatorial Practice 10 90.0% 0.0% 0.0% 10.0%
Design 20 95.0% 0.0% 0.0% 5.0%
Design Criticism --- --- --- --- ----
Design for Social Innivation 25 96.0% 0.0% 0.0% 4.0%
Design Research and Writing 7 71.4% 0.0% 0.0% 28.6%
Digital Photography 22 90.9% 0.0% 4.5% 4.5%
Directing 10 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Fashion Photography 18 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Fine Arts 28 96.4% 0.0% 0.0% 3.6%
Illustration as Visual Essay 20 95.0% 0.0% 0.0% 5.0%
Interaction Design 17 88.2% 0.0% 0.0% 11.8%
Photography, Video and Related Media 26 96.2% 0.0% 0.0% 3.8%
Products of Design 20 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Social Documentary Film 25 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Visual Narrative 13 69.2% 15.4% 0.0% 15.4%
Total 395 93.6% 0.8% 0.8% 4.6%

 

UndergraduatE - 6 YEAR GRADUATION RATES

Full-time, First-Time in College (FTIC), Students Entering Fall 2011


MAJOR

Cohort

(N)

%

Graduated

%

Enrolled

% Transferred

Out

%

Other

Advertising 32 81.3% 3.1% 6.3% 9.4%
Animation 30 56.7% 3.3% 20.0% 20.0%
Computer Art 70 62.9% 4.3% 24.3% 8.6%
Cartooning 35 71.4% 0.0 14.3% 14.3%
Design 96 65.6% 2.1% 12.5% 19.8%
Film 89 68.5% 0.0% 18.0% 13.5%
Fine Arts 55 54.5% 1.8% 25.5% 18.2%
Illustration 84 66.7% 2.4% 20.2% 10.7%
Interior Design 14 64.3% 0.0% 14.3% 21.4%
Photography 125 56.8% 0.0% 25.6% 17.6%
Visual & Critical Studies 13 76.9% 0.0% 7.7% 15.4%
Total 643 64.1% 1.6% 19.3% 15.1%

 

New Transfer Students Entering Fall 2011


MAJOR

Cohort

(N)

%

Graduated

%

Enrolled

% Transferred

Out

%

Other

Advertising 16 93.8% 0.0% 0.0% 6.3%
Animation 24 45.8% 0.0% 20.8% 33.3%
Computer Art 21 66.7% 0.0% 9.5% 23.6%
Cartooning 15 80.0% 0.0% 6.7% 13.3%
Design 68 77.9% 1.5% 10.3% 10.3%
Film 48 75.0% 0.0% 6.7% 13.3%
Fine Arts 30 80.0% 0.0% 10.0% 10.0%
Illustration 37 75.7% 0.0% 10.8% 13.5%
Interior Design 7 85.7% 0.0% 0.0% 14.3%
Photography 58 67.2% 0.0% 17.2% 15.5%
Visual & Critical Studies 7 85.7% 14.3% 0.0% 0.0%
Total 331 73.7% 0.6% 12.1% 13.6%

Student Retention

Student Retention - Students Entering Fall 2016, Their 2nd Fall Enrollment Status

In this section, you will find data on the information on student retention by student level and major.

New Graduate Students


Program

Cohort

(N)

Enrolled

%

Graduated

% On

Hiatus

%

Other

Art Education 7 42.9% 57.1% 0.0% 0.0%
Art Practice 9 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Art Therapy 21 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Art Writing 6 66.7% 0.0% 16.7% 16.7%
Branding 30 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Computer Art 42 97.6% 0.0% 0.0% 2.4%
Critical Theory and the Arts 7 0.0% 85.7% 0.0% 14.3%
Curatorial Practice 8 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Design 12 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Design Research and Writing 9 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Digital Photography 15 0.0% 80.0% 0.0% 20.0%
Design for Social Innovation 25 92.0% 0.0% 0.0% 8.0%
Directing 12 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Fashion Photography 17 0.0% 88.2% 0.0% 11.8%
Fine Arts 34 85.3% 0.0% 8.8% 5.9%
Illustration as Visual Essay 19 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Interaction Design 19 89.4% 0.0% 5.3% 5.3%
Photography, Video and Related Media 26 73.1% 0.0% 15.4% 11.5%
Products of Design 18 94.4% 0.0% 5.6% 0.0%
Social Documentary Film 17 82.4% 0.0% 0.0% 17.6%
Visual Narrative 11 45.5% 0.0% 27.3% 27.3%
Total 364 66.2% 24.2% 3.6% 6.0%

 

Undergraduate retention 

 Full-time, First-time in College (FTIC)


MAJOR

Cohort

(N)

%

Enrolled

%

Transferred

On Hiatus

Other

Advertising 31 74.2% 6.5% 12.9% 6.5%
Animation 100 83.0% 6.0% 7.0% 4.0%
Computer Art 67 92.5% 0.0% 6.0% 1.5%
Cartooning 36 91.7% 0.0% 0.0% 8.3%
Design 143 92.3% 1.4% 2.8% 3.5%
Film 91 81.3% 7.7% 3.3% 7.7%
Fine Arts 57 87.7& 7.0% 1.8% 3.5%
Illustration 117 88.9% 1.7% 5.1% 4.3%
Interior Design 16 87.5% 0.0% 6.3% 6.3%
Photography 74 79.7% 4.1% 5.4% 10.8%
Visual & Critical Studies 10 80.00% 10.0% 0.0% 10.0%
Total 742 86.5% 3.6% 4.6% 5.3%

 

 Full-time, Transfer Students: Students Entering Fall 2011


MAJOR

Cohort

(N)

%

Enrolled

Transferred

%

On Hiatus

% 

Other

Advertising 9 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Animation 20 85.0% 0.0% 0.0% 15.0%
Computer Art 28 78.6% 3.6% 7.1% 10.7%
Cartooning 7 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Design 66 90.9% 0.0% 0.0% 3.8%
Film 22 72.7% 4.5% 13.6% 9.1%
Fine Arts 26 96.2% 0.0% 0.0% 3.8%
Illustration 40 85.5% 2.5% 2.5% 10.0%
Interior Design 3 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Photography 34 79.4% 5.9% 5.9% 8.8%
Visual & Critical Studies 3 66.7% 0.0% 0.0% 33.3%
Total 258 86.1% 2.7% 3.1% 8.1%

 

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