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This school is authorized under Federal law to enroll nonimmigrant students. For more information on student visas and related services, go to the International Student Office.

Undergraduate Program Majors:
 Advertising; Animation; Cartooning; Computer Art, Computer Animation and Visual Effects; Film and Video; Fine Arts; Design; Illustration; Interior Design; Photography; Visual and Critical Studies

Minimum TOEFL requirement: 213 computer-based score or 79 Internet-based score

Applicants who meet the academic and creative requirements for admission to SVA and have a good grasp of English but do not yet meet the English proficiency requirements for Undergraduate study may qualify for the ESL/Studio Program:

Minimum TOEFL requirement: 173 computer-based score or 61 Internet-based score.

Special Programs
Arts Abroad
ESL/Studio Program
International Exchange Program
CDFNY Summer Program


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