School of Visual Arts : Profile

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209 E 23rd St
New York, NY 10010
Website: www.sva.edu
Location: Mid East DE DC MD NJ NY PA

Get a snapshot of School of Visual Arts with this general overview, including student enrollment and graduation rates, average test scores, student demographics, and more.

Mission Statement

The mission of the School of Visual Arts is to educate future generations of artists, designers, and creative professionals. Core Values I. Freedom of Expression The freedom to take risks is vital to art-making and arts education. We celebrate divergent opinions as participants in the world?s largest community of creative professionals. II. Diversity We value our differences. An SVA education is informed by multiple approaches to learning and making; and by the presence of diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences. III. Integrity We believe in accountability. As we adapt and innovate, our institutional commitment to ethical conduct, community service and outreach, and financial responsibility remains steadfast. IV. Accessibility We recognize that communication is the cornerstone of community. Accessible leadership and minimal hierarchy breed a spirit of mutual respect and cooperation.

School Characteristics

Student Population
4408 Students
(3708- Undergraduate Enrollment)
Private University
35000 In-state Tuition per year

Length of Study: Private for-profit, 4-year or above
Religious Affiliation: Not Applicable

Test Scores & GPA

Average GPA: No Average ACT: 20 Average SAT: 460

School Profile

Total Enrollment: 4408
UnderGraduate Enrollment: 3708
Retention Rate: 83%
Number of Graduates: 700

School Accreditation

National: Yes
Regional: yes
Federal: Yes

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Total Enrollment


Source: School data comes from the Department of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), 2015. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

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