Southwest University of Visual Arts

Tucson, AZ

Southwest University of Visual Arts Student Essentials

Southwest University of Visual Arts Student Essentials
Region: Southwest
Setting: Large City Setting
Type: Private/For Profit
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Website: www.suva.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $27,665
Out-of-State Tuition: $27,665
Retention Rate: 85%
Enrollment: 319
Year Established: 1983

About Southwest University of Visual Arts

Southwest University of Visual Arts in Tucson, Arizona offers a visually inspiring environment in which to pursue various Fine Art degrees.

Both MFA and bachelor’s programs are available at Southwest and encompass such professional fields as Advertising and Marketing, Animation, Graphic Design and Landscape Architecture as well as studio programs in Photography, Painting and Drawing.

Located near stunning mountains and in close proximity to the alpine country and several lakes, Tucson offers beautiful scenery ideal for artists. This setting also provides great opportunities for hiking, rock climbing, water sports and other outdoor activities.

Arizona’s museums are another highly attractive feature for art students.

A quaint but lively city, Tucson also has much in the way of shopping, restaurants and musical entertainment.

On campus, students may participate in clubs and associations related to their major, including an animation club, an interior design club and the school’s Institute for Graphic Design.

Those seeking admission will need to submit personal essays, transcripts, recommendation letters and a portfolio of relevant work.

Students may apply for financial aid, which is awarded based on financial need.

Southwest University of Visual Arts Location

Southwest University of Visual Arts
2525 N Country Club Rd
Tucson, AZ 85716


Getting Around Southwest University of Visual Arts

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

8/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Tucson, AZ

Winter
Dec
64
41
Jan
65
42
Feb
68
44
Spring
Mar
74
48
Apr
82
55
May
91
64
Summer
Jun
99
72
Jul
99
76
Aug
97
75
Fall
Sep
94
71
Oct
84
59
Nov
73
48

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 319
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 319

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 44%
  • African American: 1%
  • Caucasian: 51%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 3%
Latino 44%
African American 1%
Caucasian 51%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Unknown and Other 3%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 47%
Part-Time 53%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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