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The School of Visual Arts

20 Alums took the salary survey

SVA Alumni Salary over Time

The School of Visual Arts Salary over time
SVA Salaries
SVA Careers

SVA Salaries

$101,073Starting Annual Salary
$65,52610 Year Annual Salary

Said that SVA contributed

40.00%75-100% to their career success
10.00%50-75% to their career success
20.00%25-50% to their career success
30.00%0-25% to their career success

Had the employment status

30.00%Self Employed
10.00%Top Management
15.00%White Collar workers
10.00%Pink Collar workers
10.00%Blue Collar workers
0.00%Entry Level employees

Life Satisfaction

65.00%Are satisfied with their current job.
60.00%Said things are generally going well.
60.00%Are still in the field they majored in in college.

Reputation & Preparedness

Help from Reputation5.4
Preparedness for Real world4.7
Most Frequently mentioned Graduate Jobs
None (35), Unknown (25), Freelance (3), Illustrator (2), Assistant (2),
% went on to Graduate or Professional Ed.

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Storyboard Artist
Freelance Cartoonist
... If not for sva I would not have achieved a lot of the successes I have in my career, not only in fine arts but also in design and development too...Read full comment
... They are the ones who will teach you how to be successful in life, and not about spacing out letters perfectly (which nobody really cares about i...Read full comment
... As much as the competitiveness can be quite stressful, sometimes I feel it is necessary to have since "the real world" is going to be the same .....Read full comment
... Through personal research, I discovered that a graphic design job listing can net over 400 resumes a week ...Read full comment
... The focus of the new Chairman is her own career advancement, not student well being ...Read full comment
... The school doesn't do much to help your career once you're out ...Read full comment
... Some of my high school friends who went here became so discouraged that they stopped pursuing art as a career completely ...Read full comment
... On the bright side, The education WILL prepare for the real world ...Read full comment
... Considering the stuff taught at this school, you can probably learn most of it on your own if you're willing to put a lot of hours into it, and o...Read full comment
... Either you are, or you aren't and the college you choose should be viewed as a resource to benefit your artwork and your success/career ...Read full comment
... I'll start off by saying that I have learned more here in just several months than I have in my entire school career, including my past experienc...Read full comment
... It is not worth your money, the school's career and student services are practically non-existent, and SVA's reputation as an institution has bee...Read full comment
... Try going to interviews, in the real world, to get yourself any kind of gainful employment with this degree, best of luck ...Read full comment
... I took the C if I got one (rarely) and stood by my work and love my career ...Read full comment
... I guess ads from art institutes and similar quick career schools gave the regular Joe hopes of being in the industry ...Read full comment
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