Southwest University of Visual Arts Albuquerque: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - OustandingCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Southwest University of Visual Arts Albuquerque is a private for-profit school with 235 students enrolled. This college was established in 1983 and is one of the 17 schools located in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
7
Bachelor's degree is offered at Southwest University of Visual Arts Albuquerque.

SUVA implements a trimester-based curriculum calendar system and has 7 majors. The most popular concentrations are Graphic Design and Animation, Interior Design, Marketing and Advertising, and Photography. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
80%
Southwest University of Visual Arts Albuquerque student retention rate is high at 80% (well above New Mexico average). Considering this statistic, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Student to faculty ratio at SUVA is very good -- 7:1. Read more details about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$27,200
Average tuition price is very high, $27,000 annually. The additional fees at SUVA beyond tuition are approximately $200; this makes it a total of $27,200 per year.

Read the details about Southwest University of Visual Arts Albuquerque additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
90%
According to government data, 72 applications were submitted and 65 were accepted; so it is very easy to get admitted at this school.

This school might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Southwest University of Visual Arts Albuquerque is $25.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Southwest University of Visual Arts Albuquerque and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (505) 254-7575 or check Southwest University of Visual Arts Albuquerque Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Southwest University of Visual Arts Albuquerque provides evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at SUVA, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
Presently there is no on-campus housing at Southwest University of Visual Arts Albuquerque.

Army ROTC programs are available at SUVA. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Southwest University of Visual Arts Albuquerque seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Southwest University of Visual Arts Albuquerque Location and Maps



Post Address: Southwest University of Visual Arts Albuquerque, 5000 Marble NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87110, USA
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