StudentsReview :: The School of Visual Arts - How to Get into SVA (Undergraduate)
Search for Schools by Region

or within distance of city

Similar Schools
Pratt Institute -- Brooklyn, NY
Pratt Community College -- Pratt, KS
Rhode Island School of Design -- Providence, RI

  Who's got the Best?

Perceptual Rankings:
You Make 'Em.
We Post 'Em.
You Vote 'Em Up.
You Vote 'Em Down.
Aww yeah.

The School of Visual Arts

Your Combined ACT:
*** reported for attending students
SAT Math + Verbal:
*** reported for attending students
Your Chances at SVA
(on ACT score alone)
Your Chances at SVA
(on SAT score alone)
# Applicants
# Admitted
% Admitted
% Overall

Students who got into SVA:

Tips mention: Interview (0), ACT/SAT (2), Grades (7), Sports/Extracurriculars (2), College Essay (2)
To get in, I had my teacher write aApr 12 2014Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etc
To get in, I had my teacher write a great review about my work, talent and passion. But that'll get you so far. Make sure you have an above average portfolio. They focus mainly on your portfolio. Especially in the art program. My friend had a 4.0 average but a below average/ (kind of ugly) portfolio, and she didn't get in. Trust me when I say, if they see how passionate you are in what you do, it'll mirror through your art. And if it's possible, try meeting the faculty in person to make a good impression. Good luck!!!
SAT: 1500 Female
I submitted a portfolio and a statement of intentMar 21 2014Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etc
I submitted a portfolio and a statement of intent. For students who are just applying, your portfolio should have cohesive work that is based upon a theme or concept. Don't get tied up in technique and stale/redundant images that we as a society are so overly saturated with. If you've seen one sunset, you've seen em all, its about what happens during the sunset, or even after... Tell a story.
Don't even botherMar 01 2014Video/Media
Don't even bother. Look elsewhere. About 50% of the students, according to this site! wish they had gone elsewhere. Pay attention. That is not good!
I'm talented, and want to transfer to an artJul 02 2013Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etc
I'm talented, and want to transfer to an art school that appreciates and nurtures talent.
Why would you want to come here?Jun 20 2013Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etc
why would you want to come here? go to Yale go to columbia go anywhere but here.
Compare SVASave SVA

StudentsReview Advice!

• What is a good school?
• Statistical Significance
• How to choose a Major
• How to choose your Career
• What you make of it?
• How Ivy League Admissions works
• On the Student/Faculty Ratio

• FAFSA: Who is a Parent?
• FAFSA: Parent Contribution
• FAFSA: Dream out of reach

• College Financial Planning
• Survive College and Graduate
• Sniffing Out Commuter Schools
• Preparing for College: A HS Roadmap
• Talking to Your Parents about College.
• Is a top college worth it?
• Why is college hard?
• Why Kids Aren't Happy in Traditional Schools
• Essential College Tips
Ah, college. Considered by many to be the time of a young person's lif... more→
• Cost of College Increasing Faster Than Inflation
According to NPR, the cost of college... more→
• For parents filling out the FAFSA and PROFILE (from a veteran paper slinger)
Just so you know, filling out these forms is a lot more than penciling... more→
• How to choose the right college?
My name is Esteban Correa. I am currently a second year INTERNATIONAL ... more→
• Create The Right Career Habits Now
Getting ahead in your career can be easier if you make the choice to b... more→

• Senior Year (Tips and experience)
It's the end of junior year and everyone is anticipating the arrival o... more→
• Informational Overload! What Should I Look For in a College or University?
We are in an instant information age, where you can find almost anythi... more→
• Personality Type and College Choice
Personality type is something very important to consider when deciding... more→
• A Free Application is a Good Application
As a senior finishing her scholastic year, I feel that it is my duty ... more→

• College Academic Survival Guide
The leap from high school to college academics is not an insignificant... more→
• Getting Involved: The Key to College Happiness
As a tour guide, the absolute, most frequently asked question I got wa... more→
• Choose a Path, Not a Major
Unless you're one of the fortunate souls who's already found their cal... more→
• The Scoop on State Schools
A recent college graduate, I vividly remember touring campuses as a p... more→

• The Purpose of a Higher Education
You are one of the millions of people this year applying for admission... more→
• The Importance of Choosing the Right College Major (2012)
One of the most important academic choices you'll make while in colleg... more→
• How to choose a college major
I was not sure what college major to choose. When you are in your late... more→
• How to guarantee your acceptance to many colleges
Are your grades are not what you think they should be from high school... more→

• Nailing the College Application Process
College applications seem to always be put on top of students procrast... more→
• What to do for a Successful Interview
Interviews seem to become more commonplace in every facet of life as o... more→
• I Don't Know Where to Start (General College Advice)
Preparing for college is a difficult time for every student and it?s o... more→
• Attitude and Dress Code for an Interview (General College Advice)
An interview is something we all have to go through when we get a job... more→

• Starting College (General College Advice)
College is a huge milestone in your life. You?ve seen the castle like ... more→