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New York Academy of Art

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above

School Size & Setting

Large | Urban

Students-to-Faculty Ratio

1:1

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

Central to the curriculum of the Academy is the study of the human figure and the reinterpretation of traditional methods of art instruction for the contemporary student. The courses offered at the Academy focus on this need to understand the complex nature of the human form and its relationship to the creation of vital contemporary art. It is the school's goal to provide students with sufficient knowledge of anatomy, perspective, geometry and the effects of light on form to render the human figure from the imagination as well as from life. The Academy offers students the opportunity to earn a Master of Fine Arts degree while improving these skills. The schools unique curriculum combines courses in figurative drawing, painting and sculpture with courses in cast drawing, anatomical study, and art history.

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

No information

Out of state

No information
Graduate

In state

$41,366

Out of state

$41,366

Other Estimated Costs

Housing

$. per year

Books & Supplies

$. per year

Personal Expenses

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Financial aid resources

Paying for college

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Academics

Most Popular Graduate programs

  • Painting
  • Sculpture
  • Drawing
Full List of Programs

Graduate ProgramsX

  • VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
    • Drawing
      • A program that prepares individuals creatively and technically to express emotions, ideas, or inner visions through representation by lines made on a surface. Includes instruction in eye-hand coordination; line, value, shape, and perspective; figure and still life drawing; the use of media such as pen and ink, pencil, charcoal, pastel, and brush; and personal style development. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Painting
      • A program that prepares individuals creatively and technically to express emotions, ideas, or inner visions by the application of paints and related chemical color substances to canvases or other materials. Includes instruction in color and color mixing, surface preparation, composition, oil and acrylic media, watercolor media, painting techniques, and personal style development. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Sculpture
      • A program that prepares individuals creatively and technically to express emotions, ideas, or inner visions by creating three-dimensional art works. Includes instruction in the analysis of form in space; round and relief concepts; sculptural composition; modern and experimental methods; different media such as clay, plaster, wood, stone, and metal; techniques such as carving, molding, welding, casting, and modeling; and personal style development. See other colleges that offer this major
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Admissions

Application Fee

Undergraduate
No information
Graduate
$0
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
69%
Male Students
31%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian51.16%
  2. Asian17.44%
  3. Not Specified9.3%
  4. Black8.14%
  5. Hispanic/Latino8.14%
  6. Two Or More Ethnicities3.5%
  7. American Indian/Alaska Native1.16%
  8. Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander1.16%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

124

Graduate students

124

Full Time Students
99%
Part Time Students
1%

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children

Top five largest sports teams

Male sports:
  • Baseball
  • Lacrosse
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Softball
Female sports:
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Baseball
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
Full List of Athletics

Full List of Athletics X

    • Male

    • Baseball
    • Lacrosse
    • Golf
    • Tennis
    • Female

    • Softball
    • Tennis
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