Savannah College of Art and Design

Savannah, GA, USA
3.98 Average Rating

Founded in 1978, the Savannah College of Art and Design is a private arts university with two locations in Georgia, one in Hong Kong, and a study abroad location in Lacoste, France. With a goal of preparing students for creative professions, SCAD grants degrees in over 40 arts-related subjects such as Cinema Studies, Fashion, and Sequential Art. In addition to classroom and studio space, SCAD is home to the Gutstein Gallery displaying alumni artwork. For a hands-on learning experience for cinema students, the Savannah Film Studios feature three sound stages as well as lighting grids and postproduction suites.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
15%
Out of State Students
71%
0
100
72%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 24
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1144
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
14,650
Total Number of Undergrads
12,040
Academic Calendar

Quarter

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • Study Abroad
0
100
54%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
68%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
21:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$43,331
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$37,575
Out-of-State Tuition
$37,575
0
100
43%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
97%
Average Aid Per Year
$12,456
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
44%
56%
Student Organizations
76
Size of Town
City: Midsize
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Savannah
Atlanta
New York
Los Angeles
Washington
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$36,400
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What Students Are Saying

3.98 Average Rating
This college is meant for those who want to be themselves or want to discover themselves. The classes feel almost personalized, everyone cares about your education and how you do. Basically, everyone accepts you without judging you and wants the best for you.
Ana from Savannah, GA
SCAD is the greatest decision I ever made. The professors genuinely care and are always there to help. You are not just a number here.
Raquel from Lilburn, GA