School of Visual Arts Rankings Based on Salary

  • School of Visual Arts ranks better than only 27% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • School of Visual Arts ranks better than only 34% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at School of Visual Arts

We calculated a salary score for each of School of Visual Arts's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at School of Visual Arts to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is a weighted average of all of its program scores. Data is sourced from the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and was last updated in December 2020. It reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid.

Salary Scores for SVA Bachelor's Degrees

SVA ranks higher than 27% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Computer Software and Media Applications 45% $27,000 $38,829 45%
Design and Applied Arts 17% $27,000 $27,516 17%
Film/Video and Photographic Arts 45% $27,000 $25,967 45%
Fine and Studio Arts 19% $27,000 $21,588 19%
Graphic Communications 7% $27,000 $15,861 7%
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 93% Not Reported $46,087 93%

Salary Scores for SVA Master's Degrees

SVA ranks higher than 59% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Design and Applied Arts 55% $95,000 $55,512 55%
Film/Video and Photographic Arts 45% $66,890 $31,851 45%
Fine and Studio Arts 75% $63,660 $37,208 75%
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 97% $68,854 $72,482 97%
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 13% $87,670 $43,426 13%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 46% Not Reported $48,823 46%

School of Visual Arts Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Jack Lee 3/27/2018

I took one of SVA photography certificate class and they did not give me much time for shooting. Even I was a line for the shooting list, some students break into it and write down their names. So easily I become a last person for the shooting and I did not have much time to take photos because the instructor wanted to break down the sets soon as possible. Also one of the class, I was a only person who was not received shoot in whole sets and also I was in the last person to shoot. It was most horrible class... Read More

Erica 5/13/2017

I chose to attend the School of Visual Arts because the faculty are all working artists. This not only allows students to learn under honored professionals in their respective fields, an incredible opportunity in itself, but also provides honest insight into the art industry and how to navigate it once out of school. I graduated in 2015 and still receive gallery invites and guidance from my favorite professor. The teachers are eager to watch your art grow and hungry to help. The Mentor Show in the Photography... Read More