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The School of Visual Arts

Design Arts - Industrial Design/Graphic Design/etc Scores
Students who would return
Would not - 9/9
Student Surveys
(in Design Arts - Industrial Design/Graphic Design/etc)
Males: 6, Females: 12
Average Yrs. Completed: 2.2

Design Arts - Industrial Design/Graphic Design/etc Rating

5.6, C+
4.6, C
6.1, B-
6.3, B-
5.6, C+
6.0, B-
5.2, C+
3.7, C-
6.0, B-
3.0, D+
5.8, B-
7.2, B
7.6, B+
3.5, C-
5.6, C+
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Education Quality Vs. Competing Schools

School of Visual Arts
Average of All Schools
Average of schools in class

Rhode Island School of Design
Pratt Institute
Savannah College of Art and Design
Maryland Institute College of Art
Harvard University
Florida Institute of Technology

Student Expectations

Expected coursework difficulty:4.5 High
Actual difficulty:3.2 Medium
Students found the coursework to be easier than expected.

Educational Quality vs. Student Intellect

English Speaking

Percent of teaching staff that does not speak satisfactory English0-10%

Student Personalities

Faculty Personalities

Design Arts - Industrial Design/Graphic Design/etc:

They already charge us a great deal with tuition, then they rip us off with little things here and there that should be included in the huge tuition f...
I spent about two years at SVA in their advertising/graphic design departments and I will say that the first year advertising curriculm (in 2003-2004)...
The graphic design program was a major disappointment since the only class that I actually learned and made decent portfolio work was typography. For ...
save your money, I am. I'm leaving this shit hole after two years
SVA is a great school if you give it a chance. It's location is ideal, it's in the middle of NYC! Whomever said there's no nightlife is living in a dr...
I never, ever write comments on any message boards or anything like this. However, seeing some of the bad reviews really struck me as shocking. I unde...
I am an undergrad in animation. It is a FABULOUS program. The money available for the animation department is clearly great since all computers are up...
Only reason I got into this school was because I didn't get accepted into the cheaper schools. This was basically my last resort. Many of the teachers...
I like SVA, I really do. But like any other design school in NYC (or design firm for that matter), it has a more than fair share of extremely compe...
After having attended this school I feel like I've not lost or gained anything. For the money spent, I could have probably received a degree in a more...
SVA, as an institution, downright sucks. It's irresponsible as a business and horrible as a school-- they'll squander your $100K in tuition on ad camp...
I understand everyone is entitled to their own opinion and you asked us not to reply to others reviews, so I wont single any reviews out but I'm writi...
you must be somewhat of an aggressive learner. dont be afraid to ask lots of questions and spend breaks and time after class talking with teachers, th...
All of my teachers have been really inspiring, all of my teachers have worked big in their fields or are doing so currently. They are really insightfu...
If you want to work in the 3d/vfx industry save yourself a couple of thousand dollars (over 100,000 dollars to be exact) and go to a public university...
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