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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.


Monday, December 1, 2014
Early Decision Deadline for application and supporting materials for the following department:

  • MFA Art Practice


Monday, December 15, 2014
Early Decision Deadline for application and supporting materials for the following department:

  • MFA Social Documentary Film


Thursday, January 15, 2015
Deadline for application and supporting materials for the following departments:

  • MAT Art Education*
  • MFA Art Practice*
  • MPS Art Therapy*
  • MFA Computer Art
  • MA Critical Theory and the Arts*
  • MFA Design
  • MA Design Research, Writing and Criticism*
  • MFA Fine Arts
  • MFA Illustration as Visual Essay
  • MFA Photography, Video and Related Media


Friday, January 16, 2015
Deadline for application and supporting materials for the following departments:

  • MPS Digital Photography*
  • MPS Digital Photography Online/Summer Residency*


Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Deadline for application and supporting materials for the following department:

  • MFA Art Criticism and Writing*


Thursday, January 29, 2015
Deadline for application and supporting materials for the following department:

  • MPS Branding


Saturday, January 31, 2015
Deadline for application and supporting materials for the following department:

  • MFA Design for Social Innovation


Sunday, February 1, 2015
Deadline for application and supporting materials for the following department:

  • MA Curatorial Practice*
  • MFA Products of Design


Friday, February 13, 2015
Deadline for application and supporting materials for the following department:

  • MFA Interaction Design


Sunday, February 15, 2015
Deadline for application and supporting materials for the following department:

  • MPS Fashion Photography


Monday, February 16, 2015
Deadline for application and supporting materials for the following department:

  • MFA Social Documentary Film


Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Deadline to submit application materials for the following department:

  • MFA Social Documentary Film


Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Deadline for application and supporting materials for the following department:

  • MAT Art Education

 

* Please Note: After this deadline has passed, applications for this program will be accepted and processed on a first-come, first-served basis, as space remains available.

 

 Applications received will be considered on a rolling admissions basis (as space remains available) for the following departments:

  • MPS Directing
  • MFA Visual Narrative
Additional Important Dates

September 2014


October 2014 - January 2015

  • 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 18, 2014 - Sunday, January 4, 2015

  • Winter Recess: College Closed
  • All academic and administrative offices across campus reopen at 9:00 am on Monday, January 5th.


Monday, January 19, 2015

  • Martin Luther King Jr., Day; College Closed

 

Friday, March 6, 2015

  • Staff Holiday: College Closed


Wednesday, April 1, 2015

  • Admissions Notification
    • Applicants who have completed the application process by January 15, 2015, will receive an admission decision, in writing, by April 1, 2015.
    • 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.

 

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

  • Reply date for Summer 2015 and Fall 2015 accepted graduate students. 
  • Enrollment Fees are processed as space in each program remains available.

 

Monday, May 25, 2015

  • Memorial Day Holiday: College Closed

 

Friday, July 3, 2015

  • Independence Day Holiday: College Closed

 

Saturday, August 1, 2015

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

 

August 30th - September 5th, 2015

  • Orientation for Fall 2015 Semester
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