School of Visual Arts

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$46,800
4% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$59,053
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.28%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
87.4%
3,462 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
4,127
96.7% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
73.8%
587 Graduates

About

School of Visual Arts is a higher education institution located in New York County, NY. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at School of Visual Arts were Illustration (254 degrees awarded), Web Page, Digital, & Information Resource Design (193 degrees), and Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects (88 degrees).

In 2022, 1,100 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at School of Visual Arts. 71.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 28.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (224 degrees), 1.44 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (156 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at School of Visual Arts is $46,800, which is $31,859 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at School of Visual Arts is $46,800, which is $31,859 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $59,053.

In 2022, 64% of undergraduate students attending School of Visual Arts received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 27% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$46,800
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at School of Visual Arts was $46,800. The cost of tuition at School of Visual Arts is $31,859 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

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Average Net Price

$59,053
2022 Value
14.4%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 School of Visual Arts had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $59,053. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of School of Visual Arts grew by 14.4%.

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Other Student Expenses

$22,600
Room and Board
$1,868
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at School of Visual Arts was of $22,600 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 1.35% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,868. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

64%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
27%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

64% of undergraduate students at School of Visual Arts received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 28.9% with respect to 2021, when 90% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
1.28%
2019 Default Rate
8
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at School of Visual Arts was 1.28%, which represents 8 out of the 627 total borrowers.

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Admissions

School of Visual Arts received 3,462 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 17.7% annual growth. Out of those 3,462 applicants, 3,026 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 87.4% acceptance rate.

There were 4,127 students enrolled at School of Visual Arts in 2022. 7% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

School of Visual Arts has an overall enrollment yield of 25.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

87.4%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
3,026
Accepted Out of 3,462

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of School of Visual Arts was 87.4% (3,026 admissions from 3,462 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 71.3%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 17.7%, while admissions grew by 0.867%..

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SAT Scores

7%
Submission Percentage (2022)
55
Scores Submitted (2022)

7% of enrolled first-time students at School of Visual Arts in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

School of Visual Arts had a total enrollment of 4,127 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at School of Visual Arts is 3,989 students and the part-time enrollment is 138. This means that 96.7% of students enrolled at School of Visual Arts are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at School of Visual Arts, both undergraduate and graduate, is 15.7% White, 14.5% Asian, 8.38% Hispanic or Latino, 2.98% Black or African American, 0.509% Two or More Races, and 0.0727% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at School of Visual Arts in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Asian Female (12.4%), followed by White Female (10.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.16%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (8.7%), followed by Asian Female (6.19%) and White Male (4.64%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

96.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at School of Visual Arts in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,127 students. The full-time enrollment at School of Visual Arts is 3,989 and the part-time enrollment is 138. This means that 96.7% of students enrolled at School of Visual Arts are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

86%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at School of Visual Arts was 86%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), School of Visual Arts had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    649 enrolled students
  2. Asian
    598 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    346 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at School of Visual Arts is 15.7% White, 14.5% Asian, 8.38% Hispanic or Latino, 2.98% Black or African American, 0.509% Two or More Races, and 0.0727% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 91 students (2.2%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 470 more women than men received degrees from School of Visual Arts. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at School of Visual Arts is white (224 degrees awarded). There were 1.44 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (156 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at School of Visual Arts is Illustration (254 degrees awarded), followed by Web Page, Digital, & Information Resource Design (193 degrees) and Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects (88 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at School of Visual Arts, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Communication Technologies (88 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (609 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (309 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at School of Visual Arts are Registered nurses (1,447,428 people), Software developers (587,555 people), Other managers (274,511 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (190,117 people), and Medical & health services managers (173,497 people).

The most specialized majors at School of Visual Arts in 2022 are Communication Technologies (88 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (609 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (309 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (46 degrees), and Health (14 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at School of Visual Arts are Surgeons, Physicians, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Architectural & engineering managers, and Financial examiners

The most specialized majors at School of Visual Arts are Communication Technologies (88 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (609 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (309 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (46 degrees), and Health (14 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at School of Visual Arts are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,666,779 people), Computer Systems Design (682,638 people), Elementary & secondary schools (546,086 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (371,403 people), and Outpatient care centers (291,085 people).

The most specialized majors at School of Visual Arts are Communication Technologies (88 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (609 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (309 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (46 degrees), and Health (14 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by School of Visual Arts.

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at School of Visual Arts was Illustration with 254 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

315
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
785
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 315 degrees were awarded to men at School of Visual Arts, which is 0.401 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (785).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 55 degrees were awarded to men at School of Visual Arts in Illustration, which is 0.246 times less than the 224 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 224 degrees were awarded to men at School of Visual Arts in Illustration, which is 4.07 times more than the 55 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

61%
100% Completion Time
72%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 61% of students graduating from School of Visual Arts completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 72% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 73% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (77.4%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at School of Visual Arts is Female and Asian (77.4% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.53% of graduates (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    224 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    156 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    89 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at School of Visual Arts is white (224 degrees awarded). There were 1.44 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (156 degrees).

2% of degree recipients (22 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    156 degrees awarded
  2. Asian Female
    115 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    68 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at School of Visual Arts is white female (156 degrees awarded). There were 1.36 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian female (115 degrees).

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Operations

School of Visual Arts employs 256 Instructors. Most academics at School of Visual Arts are Male Instructor (150), and Female Instructor (106).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at School of Visual Arts are: Management, with 144 employees, Service, with 87 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 72 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$67.9M
2022 Salaries
13.7%
growth from 2021

In 2022, School of Visual Arts paid a median of $67.9M in salaries, a 13.7% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$12.3M
Instructional Salaries
256
Number of Employees

In 2022, School of Visual Arts paid a total of $12.3M to 256 employees working as instructors, which represents 18.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
256 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
144 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at School of Visual Arts was Instructor with 256 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at School of Visual Arts were Management with 144 employees, Service with 87 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 72 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at School of Visual Arts was Male Instructor with 150 employees, and Female Instructor with 106 employees.

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