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    New York Academy of Art


    • Listing Type: Colleges & Universities
    • Top Majors: Art and Design, Fashion Design
    • Type: Private, Nonprofit
    • Degrees Awarded: 4 Year
    • Campus Setting: Urban
    • Testing Requirements: Not Required
    • Financial Aid: Loans, Work Study
    • Gender: Coed
    • Country: United States
    • In State Tuition: $46,350
    • Out of State Tuition: $46,350
    • Delivery: Day, Residential
    • Affiliation: National Portfolio Day Association
    • Religious Affiliation: None
    • IPED: 366368
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    The New York Academy of Art Admissions Department enrolls a talented and diverse student body composed of some of the world’s most creative individuals interested in an education centered on progressive figurative and representational art. Our students add to a vibrant campus community and will become the leaders and innovators of the global art world. We uphold a commitment to meritocracy and fair access to our admissions process for students from all backgrounds.

    The New York Academy of Art was founded in 1982 by artists, scholars and patrons of the arts, including Andy Warhol, to foster a resurgence in the training of figurative and representational art. The Academy has since developed into a non-profit cultural institution housing the nations first graduate school of figurative art, a continuing education program, the regions most in-depth figurative art library, an extensive exhibition and lecture series, and iconic New York City events such as Take Home a Nude and Tribeca Ball. The Academy received accreditation from the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) in May 2013. The Academy is located in the lower Manhattan historic district of TriBeCa, once a commercial area and the city's primary distribution center for textiles and dry goods. TriBeCa and its neighboring districts, SoHo and Chelsea, are noted for their restaurants, boutiques, galleries, museums and large population of artists; TriBeCa hosts its own annual film festival and an annual tour of artists' studios.