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SVA has earned wide recognition for its outstanding programs, students and faculty. Below is a sampling.

Adobe Design Achievement Award
2014, 2012, 2011

Art Directors Club School of the Year
2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011

Best Schools for Designers (#2)
LinkedIn, 2015, 2014

Military Friendly School
2015, 2014, 2013

Top 10 Art & Design Schools by Salary Potential
PayScale, 2014

World’s Best Design Schools
Bloomberg Business Week

Strongest Collegiate Programs for Design and Sustainable Design Practices and Principles
Design Intelligence

Top Design Schools Today (#2)
Graphic Design USA, 2015

Ten Most Influential Design Schools of the Past Half-Century
Graphic Design USA

Best Graduate Schools for Fine Arts
US News & World Report

Best Graduate Schools for Graphic Design
US News & World Report

Best Graduate Schools for Industrial Design
US News & World Report

Best Graduate schools for Multimedia/Visual Communication
US News & World Report

Best Graduate Schools for Painting
US News & World Report

Best Graduate Schools for Photography
US News & World Report

Top 50 Animation Schools and Colleges in the U.S.
Animation Career Review, 2015

Top 25 Animation Schools and Colleges on the East Coast
Animation Career Review, 2015

Top 25 Private Graphic Design Schools and Colleges in the U.S.
Animation Career Review, 2015

Top 10 Graphic Design Schools and Colleges on the East Coast
Animation Career Review, 2015

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