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Report Card

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

About

516 Drayton St
Savannah, GA 31402
Athletic Division
NAIA Division II
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 at distinctive locations and online to prepare talented students for professional careers. SCAD offers degrees in more than 40 majors. Visit scad.edu.

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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
96%
SAT Range
1050-1240
ACT Range
21-27
Application Fee
$60
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$44,460 / 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
$12,450 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
20:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
85%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 175 responses
51%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 205 responses
37%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 206 responses

Majors

Start your SCAD journey with joint enrollment

Take college-level classes while in high school with SCAD joint enrollment, where you have access to virtual class instruction by renowned professors. Take 1-2 online courses per quarter and receive 5 credit hours for each successfully completed course. Courses span a variety of interests, from advertising to drawing to digital communications and camera technique.

Online

Online Programs Offered
6
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
1
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
5
How Students Learn
  • All
    5%
  • None
    84%
  • Some
    11%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
10,260 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,907
Undergrads Over 25
5%
Pell Grant
21%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 171 responses
  • Artsy
    28%
  • All of the above
    19%
  • Sleep Comes After Death
    18%
  • All of the above except for loud
    16%
  • Driven
    4%
  • Hard working
    4%
  • A loud independent artsy person
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
70%
Poll
88%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 242 responses
Poll
56%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 302 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 161 responses
  • Artsy
    40%
  • A place where creatives come together
    26%
  • Inspiring
    18%
  • Stimulating
    6%
  • Pretentious
    3%
  • Bureaucracy
    1%
  • Fast-paced
    1%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$36,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
70%
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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