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Savannah College of Art and Design
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  • 4 Year
  • SAVANNAH, GA

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Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade C minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A+
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade C+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade A minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade A minus
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

About

342 BULL ST
SAVANNAH, GA 31402
Athletic Division
NAIA
Athletic Conference
The Sun Conference
From Savannah College of Art and Design

The Savannah College of Art and Design is a private, nonprofit, accredited university conferring bachelor’s and master’s degrees to prepare talented students for professional careers. Top ranked by The Hollywood Reporter, DesignIntelligence, The Business of Fashion, and more, SCAD offers more programs and specializations than any other art and design university in the U.S. With 100+ degree programs available across three distinctive locations and online, SCAD offers a seamless education.

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Savannah College of Art and Design Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
78%
SAT Range
1050-1240
ACT Range
21-27
Application Fee
$100
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$45,798 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$12,824 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
85%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 175 responses
49%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 214 responses
37%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 215 responses

Majors

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Discover the spaces where our students thrive, explore our vibrant student life, and learn how to get started at SCAD. You can experience SCAD in a variety of ways — virtual tours, virtual info sessions, and now, personalized in-person tours.

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    14%
  • On Campus
    79%
  • Online
    8%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
9,126 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
2,553
Undergrads Over 25
8%
Pell Grant
20%
Varsity Athletes
3%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 179 responses
  • Artsy
    27%
  • All of the above
    18%
  • Sleep Comes After Death
    18%
  • All of the above except for loud
    17%
  • Driven
    4%
  • A loud independent artsy person
    3%
  • Hard working
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
70%
Poll
87%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 251 responses
Poll
56%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 311 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 170 responses
  • Artsy
    39%
  • A place where creatives come together
    28%
  • Inspiring
    17%
  • Stimulating
    6%
  • Pretentious
    3%
  • Bureaucracy
    1%
  • Fast-paced
    1%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$36,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
73%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
82%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 135 responses

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