Art Schools

School of Visual Arts

New York, USA

SVA offers 11 undergraduate and 22 graduate degree programs, and its stated mission is to provide “undergraduate degree programs in art and design that prepare students for entry into an array of professional fields in or related to the visual arts, while also equipping students with the skills necessary to become productive and thoughtful members of society.

Quick Facts

School of Visual Arts has been a leader in the education of artists, designers and creative professionals for nearly seven decades. With a faculty of distinguished working professionals, dynamic curriculum and an emphasis on critical thinking, SVA is a catalyst for innovation and social responsibility. Comprised of more than 6,000 students at its Manhattan campus and 35,000 alumni in 100 countries, SVA also represents one of the most influential artistic communities in the world.

Certificate, Associate, Bachelor’s, Master's degrees
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School Type
Male-32%, Female-68%
Tuition & Fees
Room and board: N/A
Test Score
80 / 6.5
Acceptance Rate / Minimum GPA
3.32 or above