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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Recommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencies: Recommended
Recommendations: Recommended
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Rank: Recommended
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Recommended

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AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

342 Bull St Savannah, GA 31402-3146
Phone: (912) 525-5000
Admissions Phone: (800) 869-7223
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Savannah College of Art and Design
  • Located in Savannah, GA
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 12,224 students enrolled
  • 69% admitted
  • $35,190 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • William from Cumming, GA
  • Aug-18-2017 I am a current student here

    Art school may seem like an easy route to many, but let me tell you, it's not all arts and crafts. The work at SCAD is especially rigorous and requires endless hours of hard work and talent.

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  • Megan
  • Jun-02-2017 I am a current student here

    Keep your ID card on you at all times. I keep mine on a key chain with my flash drive, room key, and bike lock key. Double check that you have everything before you leave for class. You have to carry a lot of supplies usually. Too many times I've forgotten something and wasn't able to properly participate in class. Don't go to Tybee every weekend, there's no way you can have time for that and still get A's. Don't skip class for no reason. You'll miss a lot and after 4 absenses you fail the course. Save those for when you're sick. The bus systems annoying but necessary as foundations courses are about 15 minutes away from freshman dorms. Get to the bus stop at least a half an hour before class. Don't go to Ex Libris all the time. Blick has better prices. Just take the purple or silver bus and get off at Jen library. Take up a minor. It is worth it and manageable. Even if you don't end up doing that, try at least one course in a different major. See if you can take some gen ed courses over the summer at a community college. It'll save you a lot of money. You'd have to apply for transient credit first. If you're going through the application process and have lower than a 3.3-3.4 GPA, submit as many things as possible even if they're not required: statement of purpose, a strong portfolio.

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  • Madison
  • Dec-05-2016 I am a current student here

    From the moment I saw SCAD, I knew that it was the place for me but, part of me was afraid that I was not good enough. After my first day of Freshman year I realized the "I'm not good enough" feeling was mutual among almost all of my peers. I was worried that the workload would be overwhelming and my talent would not be up to par. Don't stress it, just remind yourself that you will meet friends that are in the same boat as you. The professors here at SCAD grade strictly of effort and progress, I recommend staying motivated and you will excel far beyond what you could imagine.

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  • katelyn from stafford, va
  • May-16-2016 I am a current student here

    start as soon as you can. while, it's not cheap to attend, the programs tend to be set up so that the major classes need to be taken in order.

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  • Anna from Savannah, GA
  • Dec-18-2015 I am a current student here

    Look into all the scholarships SCAD has to offer because there are many to apply for and it doesn't hurt to have a little extra help with the cost of tuition. Also look for scholarships outside of SCAD for more help!

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