The Culture, Design and Fine Arts in New York (CDFNY) Summer Program offers international college students an opportunity to develop their creative abilities while experiencing American culture in New York City.
Develop your creative abilities while experiencing American culture
Earn 3 undergraduate college credits
Enjoy a variety of organized social and cultural activities
For summer 2021 students may choose between in-person and online course options, and will be awarded three undergraduate studio credits upon successful completion of the course. Classes are held Monday through Friday, and will be supplemented by additional activities. All instructors are SVA faculty and professionals in their respective fields.
The in-person program includes a variety of organized social and cultural activities. Previous activities have included museum visits, Broadway musicals, movie nights, walking tours, and an end-of-program student exhibition.
Students registered for the in-person course have the option to stay in SVA housing.
The program is open to students who have completed at least one semester of college or university and/or will be enrolled in college or university in the subsequent fall semester. Registration is based on a first come, first served basis. Portfolio submission is not required to attend.
CDFNY health and safety information will be added to the website shortly, and will be updated as needed. For information about SVA’s response to COVID-19, visit sva.edu/coronavirus.