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Tips mention: Interview (0), ACT/SAT (2), Grades (7), Sports/Extracurriculars (2), College Essay (2)
The academicMar 27 2013Art & Design Department
The academic requirements aren't that tough. However, they are very portfolio oriented! You really need to work on your portfolio and closely follow all directions for the submission of your work.
SAT: 1200 Male
As for academicMar 23 2013Design Arts - Industrial Design/Graphic Design/etc
As for academics, SVA isn't that hard to get into as an undergrad. Grad school admission is much tougher to my knowledge, however. You will, however, need a strong portfolio. Don't skimp on the portfolio. Make sure it is strong and follow directions as to what is required.
ACT: 30 Female
You have to send in a portfolioApr 05 2010Video/Media
You have to send in a portfolio. Grades are not that important, simply make a good portfolio.
ACT: 24 Male
I got in by submitting my portfolio, and aNov 02 2009Design Arts - Industrial Design/Graphic Design/etc
I got in by submitting my portfolio, and a short letter about myself. With the amount of money they charge, they don't care as much about your previous grades - times are tough, and many schools let a few bad apples in to cover their own bills.

If you want to study here I suggest that you do a lot of thinking before you decide to drop the money for a bachelor's degree. At this point the job market isn't that great (give it another 3-4 years), and competition is high for what's taught at this school, so if you're not well-connected you might have difficulties finding a steady job. This isn't to discourage others from going here, but it's just a wake-up call for those who think that everything will be handed to them once they graduate, because the only thing that will matter to the employer is experience - at least three years. So if you're living off of your parents' money while you're here, try to pick up as much internships which deal with what you're studying (something that actually involves your learned skills, not paper filing) as you can.

You need to present a portafolio, which overlooks yourFeb 10 2009Video/Media
You need to present a portafolio, which overlooks your grades or any other material in you application.
ACT: 24 Male
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