College of Visual Arts

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School Overview

NOTICE: THIS SCHOOL HAS CLOSED – The College announced in January 2013 that its doors would be closing forever effective in June.

General Information

Admission Office

344 Summit Avenue

Saint Paul, MN 55102-2199

(651) 757-4040

(800) 224-1536

Fax: (651) 757-4010



Contact: Susan Ant

Executive Director of Enrollment
Main Address

344 Summit Avenue

Saint Paul, MN 55102

(651) 757-4000
Size

Total undergrads: 191

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 49

Degree-seeking undergrads: 186

Setting

Urban setting

Large city (250,000 – 499,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $40

Online application fee: $40
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 72%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 61%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing
Commercial/Advertising Art B
Design/Visual Communications B
Drawing B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Illustration B
Painting B
Photography B
Printmaking B
Sculpture B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

School of Visual Arts Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (212) 592-2000
Website: www.sva.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private for-profit
Apply Online: www.sva.edu/quick_links/apply-to-sva
Address: 209 E 23rd St, New York, NY 10010
Setting: City: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 4,390
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 64%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 8 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*: 4,390 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $39,900
Out-of-state Tuition: $39,900
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 56%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $13,914

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

School of Visual Arts Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at School of Visual Arts.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 11
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 21
Education 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 2
Visual and Performing Arts 69
Grand total 1015

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at School of Visual Arts and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $39,900
Out-of-state $39,900
Books and supplies $1,868

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $44,700
Out-of-state $44,700

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 415 56%
Grant or scholarship aid 379 51% $13,914
Student loan aid 270 36% $11,548

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,728 46% $14,252
Federal student loans 1,282 34% $7,332

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for School of Visual Arts. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled School of Visual Arts students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 4,364 1,243 3,121
Percent admitted 100% 62% 73%
Percent admitted who enrolled 20% 19% 21%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

School of Visual Arts Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 4,390
Undergraduate enrollment 3,714
Graduate enrollment 676

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

School of Visual Arts Accreditation

This institution is accredited by National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

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