The Annual 2012

School of Visual Arts
Newsmakers

Student Demographics

Undergraduate admission statistics

First-time freshman applications 3331
Number accepted 2,450
Percentage accepted 74%
Number enrolled 646
Yield rate 26%
Average combined SAT 1,038
Average ACT 24
High school GPA 3.14
Transfer applications 1,407
Number accepted 945
Percentage accepted 67%
Number enrolled 333
Yield rate 35%

Undergraduate enrollment by major

Advertising and Graphic Design 850
Animation 211
Computer Art, Computer Animation
and Visual Effects
308
Film and Video 515
Fine Arts 313
Illustration and Cartooning 616
Interior Design 70
Photography 556
Visual and Critical Studies 88
Total undergraduate enrollment 3,527

Undergraduate enrollment by race/ethnicity

American Indian 0.5
Asian or Pacific Islander 13.5
Black, non-Hispanic 3.6
Hispanic 11.1
Nonresident alien 22.4
White, non-Hispanic 43.2
Other or unknown 5.7

Undergraduate enrollment statistics

Average age 21
Percentage female 58.9
Percentage male 41.1
Percentage out of state 38.1
States represented 46
Countries represented 66
Undergraduate graduation rate 70%
Freshman to sophomore retention rate 78.7%

Graduate admissions statistics

Applications 1,721
Number accepted 673
Percentage accepted 39%
Number enrolled 356
Yield rate 53%

Graduate enrollment by major

Art Criticism and Writing 25
Art Education 21
Art Practice 18
Art Therapy 47
Branding 23
Computer Art 115
Design 38
Design Criticism 21
Digital Photography 25
Fashion Photography 12
Fine Arts 64
Illustration as Visual Essay 38
Interaction Design 28
Live Action Short Film 16
Photography, Video and Related Media 80
Social Documentary Film 35
Total 606

Graduate enrollment by race/ethnicity

American Indian 0.7
Asian or Pacific Islander 8.4
Black, non-Hispanic 3.8
Hispanic 4.8
Nonresident alien 32.5
White, non-Hispanic 47.5
Other or unknown 2.3

Graduate enrollment statistics

Average Age 28.8
Percentage female 60.4
Percentage male 39.6
Percentage out of state 18.6
States represented 31
Countries represented 45