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Important Admissions Deadlines

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Entry to the graduate programs takes place in the fall semester only (summer only for MFA Art Practice & MFA Visual Narrative).
  • The online application is available here.


Friday, December 20, 2013
Early Decision Deadline for application and supporting materials for the following departments:

  • MFA Interaction Design


Friday, January 10, 2014
Early Decision Deadline for application and supporting materials for the following department:

  • MPS Branding
  • MFA Social Documentary Film (extended from December 20th)


Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Deadline for application and supporting materials for the following departments:

  • MFA Computer Art
  • MA Critical Theory and the Arts
  • MFA Design
  • MFA Design for Social Innovation
  • MFA Fine Arts
  • MFA Illustration as Visual Essay
  • MFA Photography, Video and Related Media


Friday, January 31, 2014
Regular Decision Deadline for application and supporting materials for the following department:

  • MPS Branding


Friday, February 14, 2014
Regular Decision Deadline for application and supporting materials for the following department:

  • MFA Interaction Design


Saturday, February 15, 2014
Deadline for application and supporting materials for the following department:

  • MFA Products of Design


Monday, February 24, 2014
Regular Decision Deadline for application and supporting materials for the following department:

  • MFA Social Documentary Film


Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Deadline for application and supporting materials for the following department:

  • MPS Fashion Photography

 

* Please Note: After deadlines have passed, applications will be accepted and processed on a first-come, first-served basis, as space remains available.

 

 Applications received after January 15, 2014 will be considered on a rolling admissions basis as space remains available for the following departments:

  • MFA Art Criticism and Writing
  • MAT Art Education
  • MFA Art Practice
  • MPS Art Therapy
  • MA Curatorial Practice
  • MA Design Research, Writing and Criticism
  • MPS Digital Photography
  • MPS Digital Photography Online/Summer Residency
  • MPS Live Action Short Film
  • MFA Social Documentary Film
  • MFA Visual Narrative
Additional Important Dates

September 1, 2013


October 2013 - January 2014

  • Individual Graduate Information Sessions held by each  department.
  • For a full schedule of events or to register to attend a session, click here.


Thursday, December 19, 2013 - Wednesday, January 1, 2014

  • Winter Recess: College Closed
  • All academic and administrative offices across campus reopen at 9:00 am on Thursday, January 2nd.


Monday, January 20, 2014

  • Martin Luther King Jr., Day; College Closed

 

Friday, March 7, 2014

  • Staff Holiday: College Closed


Tuesday, April 1, 2014

  • Admissions Notification
    • Applicants who have completed the application process by January 15, 2014, will receive an admission decision, in writing, by April 1, 2014.
    • The College does not disclose admissions decisions via phone.
    • All admission decision letters are sent to the mailing address on file. To avoid delays in notification, applicants who move or change addresses during the application process should contact Graduate Admissions via e-mail at gradadmissions@sva.edu to update their contact information.

 

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

  • Reply date for Summer 2014 and Fall 2014 accepted graduate students. 
  • Enrollment Fees are processed as space in each program remains available.

 

Monday, May 26, 2014

  • Memorial Day Holiday: College Closed

 

Friday, July 4, 2014

  • Independence Day Holiday: College Closed

 

Friday, August 1, 2014

  • Fall 2014 Tuition Deadline: All programs except MFA Art Practice and MFA Visual Narrative.

 

 

Monday, August 18, 2014

  • First Day of Classes: MA Curatorial Practice

 

 

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

  • First Day of Classes: Fall 2014 Semester (All programs except MA Curatorial Practice.)
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