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This intensive residency offers international participants the opportunity to study and work within the rich cultural environment of New York City.

  • Full-time undergraduate SVA students may also participate in the International Exchange Program at institutions that have exchange agreements with SVA
  • Technologically advanced facilities and art studios with renowned artists
  • SVA has exchange agreements with a large variety of schools across the world
Estimated Costs for Exchange Students

The estimated cost of a semester exchange at SVA is $13,000 USD. Exchange students pay tuition to their home college or university, so no additional tuition fees apply. Other costs included in the expense estimate are:

  • Housing/Living Expenses
  • Meals
  • Travel
  • Supplies
  • Health Insurance
  • Departmental & Course Fees (for a list of departmental fees, click here).

 

Program Dates
Fall Semester: September 2014 - December 2014
Spring Semester: January 2014 - May 2014

Application Deadline
Fall Semester: May 1

Spring Semester: October 1

Tuition
Students pay their home college tuition fee.

Health Insurance
$925 (waivable)

Housing Cost
$5,250 - $7,800 (per semester)

Housing Deposit
$800 (includes $500 security deposit and nonrefundable $300 placement fee)

Other Expenses
Estimated cost of living expenses for one semester is $13,000 for fall 2014 and spring 2015. This is the minimum amount that needs to be listed on the DOF form and bank statement.

This school is authorized under Federal law to enroll nonimmigrant students.

One-semester Undergraduate Residency

This intensive residency offers international participants the opportunity to study and work for one semester in technologically advanced facilities and art studios with renowned artists within the rich cultural environment of New York City. The International Exchange Program is for students currently attending a school that has an established exchange agreement with SVA.

Full-time undergraduate SVA students may also participate in the International Exchange Program at institutions that have exchange agreements with SVA. Students participate during their second semester of their third year. SVA students must apply by September 15th for the following Spring. To apply, please contact exchange@sva.edu

Click here to view a list of schools that have an exchange agreement with SVA.

Exchange students may apply for one semester (September - December or January - May) to the following SVA undergraduate departments: 
Animation
Film and Video
Fine Arts
Graphic Design
Illustration
Interior Design
Photography
Visual and Critical Studies

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