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Live on campus in an engaged community of artists, in the heart of Manhattan! SVA's residence halls are safe and convenient and offer community spaces for studying, working and socializing. Student and professional staff live in the residence halls to provide all necessary assistance to students. There are several options available for housing. Click on the links on the left to learn more about the SVA's different residences. 


SVA housing costs in one of the College's residences range from $13,000 to $16,750 for the 2016-2017 academic year. Housing room rates are based on room size and type. Prices for the 2016-2017 academic year are below:

A nonrefundable $500 enrollment fee and an $800 housing deposit ($300 nonrefundable placement fee and a $500 security deposit) must be submitted to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. 

New students will be placed in housing on a first-come, first-served basis.

24th Street Residence small double $15,000
24th Street Residence double $16,500
24th Street Residence triple $14,000
Gramercy Women’s Residence double $15,250
Gramercy Women’s Residence shared studio  $16,500
23rd Street Residence (formerly known as New Residence) double $16,500
23rd Street Residence (formerly known as New Residence) small double
Ludlow Residence double $15,750
Ludlow Residence single $16,750

You are invited to take a tour of SVA's Residence Halls! It is not necessary to make an appointment for housing tours.

Tours of Ludlow Residence are available Monday-Friday between 12 - 2pm. To arrange a tour, go directly to 101 Ludlow Street and check in with the security officer.

23rd Street Residence Tours:

Tours before May 20:

Tours of 23rd Street Residence are available weekdays between 12 - 2pm. To arrange a housing tour please visit our office on the Mezzanine level of the George Washington, at 23 Lexington Avenue, between 23rd and 24th streets.

Tours May 24 and after:

Tours of 23rd Street Residence are available weekdays between 12 - 2pm. To arrange a housing tour please visit the 23rd Street Residence at 215 E. 23rd Street.

As the 24th Street Residence is currently under construction, there are no tours available.

Housing Tours are suspended the following days:

May 20, 23, 27

July 1, 4


If you have any questions, feel free to send us an email at reslife@sva.edu or give us a call at 212.592.2140. 

School of Visual Arts | 209 East 23 Street, NY, NY 10010-3994 | Tel: 212.592.2000 | Fax: 212.725.3587