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International Outreach:

New York City’s population is truly a microcosm of the globe. International students, no matter where they come from, can find a slice of their home culture somewhere in the streets and neighborhoods of NYC’s five boroughs. In this way, New York is unlike any other city in the world. 

SVA is committed to maintaining a global perspective and community. In the 2018 -2019 academic year, more than 1,900 students from over 63 countries studied at the College. To accommodate and serve SVA’s growing and diverse international population, the International Outreach Office, a subset of SVA Admissions, was created in 2013. 

The International Outreach Office consists of artists and administrators who travel the world to build relationships with students, teachers, parents and professionals, visiting high schools, colleges, partner schools, art and design fairs, exhibitions and industry events. Team members discuss SVA’s offerings and new trends in art and design, and often conduct portfolio reviews with prospective undergraduate applicants.  

International applicants have the opportunity to meet an SVA representative in person in their home country.   Applicants receive one-on-one attention throughout the application process. 

Please see our accordion menus below for a list of our future destinations.

International Outreach Staff

USA

Adam Rogers, Director of International Outreach

[email protected]

LATIN AMERICA

Daniela Novaes, International Regional Coordinator - Latin America

[email protected]

CHINA, HONG KONG, TAIWAN, VIETNAM & JAPAN

Renyi Hu, Faculty & International Regional Coordinator - China

[email protected]

INDIA & SINGAPORE

Aditi Khurana, International Regional Coordinator - India

[email protected]

Argentina

Please email Daniela Novaes for info: [email protected]

Brazil

SVA has a year-round presence in Brazil. 

Please email Daniela Novaes for more info: [email protected]

China

SVA has a year-round presence in China. 

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Please contact Renyi Hu at [email protected] for further details. 

Colombia

Please email Daniela Novaes for info: [email protected]

Ecuador

Please email Daniela Novaes for more info: [email protected]

India

SVA has a year-round presence in India. 

Please email Aditi Khurana at [email protected] for details.

Japan

Please contact Adam Rogers, [email protected] for more info.

Mexico

Please contact Daniela Novaes for more info: [email protected]

Peru

SVA will be visiting Peru in the near future.

Please email Daniela Novaes for info: [email protected]

S. Korea
SVA has a year-round presence in Seoul.

For more information about SVA in S. Korea, please contact the SVA Seoul Office:

Heewon Seo
Regional Coordinator / Counselor
SVA Seoul Office
Dong Soong Gil 122, Suite # 303 (Dong Soong Art Center)
Jongro-gu, Seoul, 110-766 Korea
Tel: 02.742.9454 / Fax: 02.742.9455

[email protected]

Uruguay

Please email Daniela Novaes for info: [email protected]

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