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Welcome, Veterans

SVA is a Top-10 Military Friendly® School!

Learn more about our ’21–’22 award designation by clicking the button.

In our undergraduate program we offer the Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in eleven different disciplines; and in our graduate program we offer the Master of Arts (MA), Master of Fine Arts (MFA), the Master of Art in Teaching (MAT) and the Master of Professional Studies (MPS). SVA is honored to welcome veterans to our campus. SVA is a Yellow Ribbon Program participating school.

Life At SVA: SVA Student and Veteran Nikki Woods (BFA 2020 Design)

Nikki Woods (BFA 2020 Design) spent eight years in the U.S. Army. A newly minted alumni, she also served as the President of the Veteran Coalition of Arts—a collective of veteran-artists whose work reflects personal experiences as a way to shape their artistic practices—during her time at SVA.






Veterans also are eligible for a 20% tuition discount on all continuing education courses. The veteran discount cannot be combined with any other discount offered through the Continuing Education division. Search continuing education courses.


For more information, contact Gemma Prosper-Brown, Assistant Registrar and Veterans Counselor, at 212.592.2201 or veterans@sva.edu.


The School of Visual Arts has been designated as a Military Friendly School for 2021–22 by Victory Media Inc.