New York School of Interior Design: Narrative Description

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170 East 70th St.
New York, NY 10021-5110
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Independent, comprehensive, coed. Awards associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees. Founded 1916. Setting: 1-acre urban campus. Endowment: $2 million. Total enrollment: 784. Faculty: 79 (2 full-time, 77 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 10:1. 151 applied, 66% were admitted. Full-time: 173 students, 89% women, 11% men. Part-time: 596 students, 92% women, 8% men. Students come from 17 states and territories, 25 other countries, 17% from out-of-state, 0% Native American, 7% Hispanic, 3% black, 10% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 12% international, 73% 25 or older, 11% transferred in. Retention: 50% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic area with the most degrees conferred: visual/performing arts. Core. Calendar: semesters. ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, independent study, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, internships. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: essay, high school transcript, minimum 2.8 high school GPA, 2 recommendations, portfolio, SAT or ACT. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $50. Tuition: $18,880 full-time, $590 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $170 full-time, $85 per term part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Social organizations: 1 open to all. Most popular organization: American Society of Interior Designers. Major annual events: lecture series, ASID student auction, gallery exhibition openings. Campus security: security during school hours. College housing not available. NYSID Library with 12,000 books, 110 serials, 100 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $217,916. 135 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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