Parsons The New
School For Design, New York
Founded in 1922, The New School is a progressive university comprising
of 8 schools with a campus in Greenwich Village. The college launches
artists, actors, fashion designers, dancers, film makers, musicians, historians
and journalists. It offers 88 graduate and undergraduate degree programs.
The Arts are centered at Eugene Lang College and comprise 5 main areas:
visual arts, arts in context, dance, music and theatre. The college offers
Bachelor of Art (BFA) degrees which take 4 years but also 5 year BA/BFA
programs where students combine a BA degree from Lang with a BFA from
Parsons or the Jazz and Contemporary Music program.
Tuition Fee: $17,665 per semester.
Address: Parsons The New School for Design,
66 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10011
Brooklyn, New York
Established in 1887 the Pratt Institute was ranked by Business Week and
Global Language Monitor as one of America's leading design schools. The
college has 3 undergraduate schools: School of Art and Design, School
of Architecture and School of Liberal Arts and Sciences. It has 3 graduate
schools, Art & Design, Architecture,
and Information and Library Science. Subjects offered include drawing,
painting, printmaking, ceramics, animation (2D & 3D), photography,
sculpture and filmmaking. Design subjects include advertising, digital
design, fashion design, interior decorating and web design. Notable former
pupils include cartoonist Dave Berg and artist Max Weber (1881-1961).
Annual Tuition Fee: $35,410.
Address: Pratt Institute,
200 Willoughby Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11205
Phone: 718-636-3514 or 800-331-0834 / UG fax: 718-636-3670 / Grad fax:
New York Academy
The New York Academy of Art offers a 2 year Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
degree with concentrations in painting, drawing and sculpture. Students
receive instruction in traditional figure
drawing, composition & design, anatomy and linear
perspective. Also in printmaking, sculpture and painting. A Master
Class program is also available where prominent artists are invited to
teach intensive workshops. Recent visiting artists include Jenny Saville,
Steven Assael, Nicola Hicks and Odd Nerdrum. The Professional Practices
program prepares students for life in the professional world, discussing
topics such as artist grants, residencies and career opportunities with
galleries and museums.
Annual Tuition Fee: $29,700 (first year)
$28,000 (second year).
Address: New York Academy of Art,
111 Franklin Street, New York, NY 10013
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New York Studio
School of Drawing, Painting & Sculpture
Established in 1964, the New York Studio School operates an atelier based
curriculum for both full and part time courses. A Master of Fine Arts
(MFA) program is offered with concentrations in painting, drawing and
sculpture. Students are required to work full-time for 40 hours a week
for 2 years in a rigorous studio program. The school is chartered by the
University of the State of New York with the authority to award the Master
of Fine Arts degree. The school also offers a 3 year, full-time Certificate
program which does not require the completion of a thesis project. Certificate
students work along side MFA students in the atelier.
Annual Tuition Fee: MFA $10,937.50 per
semester and Certificate 6,925 per semester.
Address: The New York Studio School,
8W 8th St, New York, Ny 10011
New York University,
Steinhardt Department of Art and Art Professions
Established in 1831, New York University (NYU) is now one of the largest
private universities in the US. Located in New York's East Village, NYU's
Steinhardt Department of Art and Art Professions is closely tied to the
international art world. The Department offers a BFA in Studio art with
concentrations in drawing, painting, sculpture, installation
art, video, photography, performance, metals, ceramics, digital art
and praxis courses. A MFA program is also offered, but limited to 10 graduates
a year. There is a 3 Summer Venice MA Program in Studio art which enables
students to study in the home of the Venice Biennale. The Department also
offers degrees in Art History, Education and a MA in Art Therapy.
Annual Tuition Fee: $40,082.
Address: Office of Undergraduate Admissions,
22 Washington Square North, New York, NY 10011
School of Visual Arts,
The School of Visual Arts (SVA) offers 4 year undergraduate programs which
culminate in a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree. Majors include fine
arts, illustration, interior design, advertising, animation, cartooning,
computer art, film & video and visual
and critical studies. The SVA also offers honors studies which are augmented
by private lectures, museum visits and events at art studios and theatres.
The college offers a non-degree art history course aimed at practising
artists rather than scholars and non majors in photography and humanities
The SVA offers 14 graduate programs including
the popular Master Fine Arts (MFA) program in painting, drawing and sculpture.
Other programs include MFA Art Practice; MPS Fashion
Photography; MFA Art Criticism and Writing; MAT Art Education; MPS
Branding; MFA Computer Art; MPS Art Therapy; MFA Design; MFA Design Criticism;
MPS Digital Photography; MPS Digital Photography; MFA Interaction Design;
MFA Illustration as Visual Essay; MPS Live Action Short Film; MFA Photography,
Video Art and Related Media and MFA Social
Annual Tuition Fee: $28,140.
Address: School of Visual Arts,
209 East 23 Street, NY, NY 10010-3994
New York Art Galleries
Among the best art museums in New York
Museum of Art
Museum of Modern
Guggenheim, New York
of American Art.