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Information on Federally Mandated Entrance Interviews

The federally mandated entrance interviews are required for all students receiving a  Federal Direct Stafford Loan or a Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Loan for the first time at SVA. If a student has received a Stafford Loan at a previous institution, they do not need to attend the entrance interview here at SVA.

Students must attend an entrance interview before any loan proceeds may be received. The entrance interview is an information session explaining the student’s rights and responsibilities regarding these loan programs.

During the 2018 Fall and Spring 2019 semesters our entrance interview sessions will be conducted at 342 East 24 Street  on the Concourse Level 200.

  • Every Monday and Friday at 11:00 a.m. (excluding holidays)

Should you have any questions please contact us by phone at 212.592.2030 or by email at [email protected].


2019-20 FAFSA Reminder

The federal government has made significant changes to the 2019-20 FAFSA form.  You can now submit your 2019-20 FAFSA form as early as October 1, 2018 using your 2017 tax information.

You can file the 2019-20 FAFSA form online at fafsa.ed.gov using your FSA ID login credentials to electronically sign.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Financial Aid at 212.592.2030 or email us at [email protected].

School of Visual Arts' Net Price Calculator 

The School of Visual Arts is pleased to provide a Net Price Calculator as a guide to assist in early financial planning for college. This calculator will provide a preliminary estimate of federal and institutional aid eligibility for full-time undergraduate students. The estimates are based on the award policies of the 2017-2018 academic year and are subject to change. Please click on the link to get started.

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