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School of Visual Arts

New York, NY 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate70%
Acceptance Rate70%

About School of Visual Arts

School of Visual Arts Overview

School of Visual Arts is a private school in the urban setting of New York, New York. School of Visual Arts was founded in 1947 and the school now enrolls around 4,111 students per year, which includes 3,529 undergrads. School of Visual Arts offers on-campus housing for students. The majority of students live on campus but first-year students are not required to live in the dorms.

There are many ways for students to get involved at School of Visual Arts!

Interested in music or performing?

Are you interested in journalism and communications? School of Visual Arts students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

School of Visual Arts does not have any greek life opportunties.

Planning to play sports? School of Visual Arts has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at School of Visual Arts on the Student Life page.

2022 School of Visual Arts Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 70%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Average GPA 3.4
Tuition $46,800
Percent of Need Met 27%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $20,057

Is School of Visual Arts a Good School?


Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can give you a sense of how competitive a college is.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a better sense of what School of Visual Arts offers and if the college seems like a good choice for you.

School of Visual Arts Acceptance Rate 2022

School of Visual Arts is moderately difficult to get into. The acceptance rate at School of Visual Arts is 70%. Last year, 4,208 students applied to School of Visual Arts and 2,957 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at School of Visual Arts

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at School of Visual Arts, around 85% come back the next year. Around 74% of students who started at School of Visual Arts earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outlook School of Visual Arts Graduates

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from School of Visual Arts by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with School of Visual Arts directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at School of Visual Arts

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

School of Visual Arts meets 27% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $20,057 a year.

Graduates in the class of 2022 had an average of $46,978 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at School of Visual Arts.

Based on this information, how does School of Visual Arts sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is School of Visual Arts a good school for you?

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Where is School of Visual Arts?

School of Visual Arts is located in the urban setting of New York, New York.

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College Info

209 East 23rd Street New York, NY 10010-3994

Campus Setting: Urban

School of Visual Arts Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to School of Visual Arts is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to School of Visual Arts is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

School of Visual Arts ACT Scores

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School of Visual Arts SAT Scores

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School of Visual Arts Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$67,568

In State

$67,568

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$43,400
$43,400
Fees
Unknown
Unknown
Housing
$22,300
$22,300
Books
$1,868
$1,868

Student Life

Wondering what life at School of Visual Arts is like? There are approximately 4,111 students enrolled at School of Visual Arts, including 3,529 undergraduate students and 582 graduate students. 98% percent of students attend school full-time, 81% percent are from NY and 19% percent of students are from other states.

98%

Full Time

2%

Part Time

81%

In State

19%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

4,111

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

70%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$43,400

Out-of-State

$43,400

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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