70%

Acceptance Rate

$12,456

Avg.Financial Aid

015022

FAFSA Code

About Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

14,086

Website

www.scad.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) is a Private-Not-For-Profit type of university located in Savannah, Georgia. Richard G. Rowan, Paula Wallace, May L. Poetter, and Paul E. Poetter together founded the university in 1978. The founders aimed to provide efficient art education along with practical lessons for a well-paced career. Savannah Volunteer Guard Armory served as the first classroom and administration building for the university in 1979. The curriculum and the class-size are so established to accommodate each student within the eye of the tutor. The international students wouldn't find it a problem to adjust to the university standards, due to the availability of English as a second language program and the efficient international-student assistance program.

Strategy, Innovation, Positivity, Collaboration, and Transformation are the key SCAD values that the university promises to provide. The SCAD Bee is the official Mascot of the university.

  • The total population of the college is 12,364 out of which 10,108 are full-timers and 2,256 are part-timers.

  • The student-faculty ratio of the college is 19:1.

  • SCAD acceptance rate is 72%.

  • The graduation rate of the college is 67%.


Online Education at SCAD

The credits of these courses can be transferred conveniently.

  • The college offers programs in Bachelors and Masters Level along with a few undergraduate programs.

  • SCAD degree is awarded in Savannah College of Art and Design majors including Arts, Business-Management, Design, Fine-arts, and Media Studies.

  • The SCAD Mobile App provides you all academic information at the university including an interactive map, faculty, and department directory, class information, grades, course search, registration, laundry view, SCAD-Cash, safety and security, dining, augmented reality, Signature Events, Virtual tours and many many more.

For more info on Tuition and Fees


Reviews

A few reviews that the university has received are as follows.

  • The online classes proved to be most appealing with the responses received from the tutors and the engagement of students in the online classroom.

  • The teachers are really hardworking and ready to attend to all the academic needs of students.

  • The safety in the campus is centum perfect.

  • The school is an art school and the entire atmosphere of the campus says that it is an art school.

  • The connections at college help you explore wider platforms once you are out of college.

Location & Contact

Address

342 Bull St

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 9125255000
Fax: N/A
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Rankings

The ranking of a particular college helps a student decide where to apply, which is always a tough decision. The ranking of a college is an important parameter by which a prospective student can decide whether they wish to take admission or not. Generally, the ranking of a college is considered a great way to gauge its performance on several factors, which include research excellence, the performance of the students after they complete their education, student experience, and most importantly academic success. The rankings by two well-known publications, US News and Forbes, are considered trustworthy by applicants and academic experts. However, it is to be noted that Savannah College of Art and Design does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest ranking by these publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

FALSE

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

70%

SAT Range

1030 - 1230

ACT Range

21 - 27

Application Fee

$40

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$43,331

Average Annual Cost

$36,630

Books And Supplies

$2,025

Other Fees

$500

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$14,550

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,738

Total One Year Cost

$57,443

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to SCAD. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $57,236. The average annual tuition cost ($38,075), books and supplies ($2,070), room and boarding ($15,162), and budget for other expenses ($3,654) are all included in this cost. For students seeking financial assistance, the college offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

21:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

84%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

78%

Academic Calendar

Quarter

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

59%

Male Professors

41%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Design and Applied Arts

629 Graduates

Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

340 Graduates

Graphic Communications

289 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

208 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

128 Graduates

Apparel and Textiles

105 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

75 Graduates

Architectural Sciences and Technolo...

59 Graduates

Audiovisual Communications Technolo...

34 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

33 Graduates

Family and Consumer Sciences/Human...

15 Graduates

Manufacturing Engineering

14 Graduates

Historic Preservation and Conservat...

10 Graduates

Agricultural and Domestic Animal Se...

5 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

11,508

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

22%

Full-time

85%

Part-time

15%

Students Gender

Male

32%

US National: 44%

Female

68%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

55% White

3% Unknown

11% Black

7% Hispanic

0% Two or more races

17% Non Resident alien

6% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

69%

Out Of State

14%

In State

17%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$71,589 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 64% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

64%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$9,434/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,958/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,958/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Bee

School Colors

black and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NAIA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

180

Total Female Athletes

238

Intramural Sports

8

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Bowling

Cross Country

Equestrian

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Other

Cycling

Sports Team (Women)

Bowling

Cross Country

Equestrian

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Other

Cycling

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The college additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $15,162 per year. The average meal plan at SCAD costs around $5,958 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. The college considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At SCAD, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 32% male and 68% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$29,400/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$36,400/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$25,500

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$265 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

97%

Average Aid Per Year

$12,456

Students Receiving Federal Grants

22%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,850

Students Receiving State Aid

14%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,809

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

97%

Average Aid Per Year

$10,869

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$16,295

$30K - $48K

$16,092

$48K - $75K

$12,581

$75K - $110K

$11,656

> $110K

$11,857

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$1,999,622

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$49,383,021

Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD)  Financial Aid

Scholarships, grants,work-study programs, and loans are the provisions of financial aid. Students looking for financial aid facilities can fill the FAFSA form. Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) federal school code is 015022.

  • The  Savannah College of Art and Design Scholarships are available as SCAD academic scholarships, May and Paul Poetter Scholarship, Frances Larkin McCommon Scholarship, Georgia HOPE scholarship, Zell Miller Scholarship, Governor's Honors Program, Legacy Scholarship, Gene Arthur Allcott Endowed Freshman Scholarship and many more.

  • The Grants provided include SCAD Student Grant, SCAD Athletic Grant, Federal Pell Grant, Georgia Tuition Equalization Grant and many more.

  • The Loans provided include Federal Subsidized Direct Loan, Federal Unsubsidized Direct Loan, Federal Graduate PLUS Loan, Federal Parent PLUS Loan and many more.

  • The Outside Funding includes AmeriCorps, Cintas Foundation Fellowship, Daniels Fund Scholarship program, Harry S. Truman scholarship, Jack Kent Cooke Foundation scholarships and many more.

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