The SVA MFA Computer Art department application deadline for the incoming Fall 2017 class is coming up! Deadline for application and supporting materials is on Sunday, January 15, 2017.  If you have any questions or would like to schedule a tour, please contact us directly at or call 212 592 2778. For additional info, see the list of links below.

Application Requirements

Application Procedures

Department Requirements
Statement of Purpose: In the statement of purpose, applicants should indicate their anticipated area of study (animation, motion graphics, fine art or multidisciplinary study).

Portfolio: Applicants must submit one URL for their online portfolio. This site must contain a 2-5 minute sample reel, a 1-minute personal introduction video, and 20 high-quality digital mages. These images should be your best work, and also cover a range of media, i.e., digital images, drawings, paintings, photographs, sculpture, etc. Additional supplemental projects may be included on the online portfolio site to reflect a wide range of work.

Please note: CD or DVDs are not accepted.

Frequently Asked Questions

International Applicant Guidelines

Tuition and Fees