Savannah College of Art and Design: Ranking & Review

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Savannah
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United States
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World
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13261109
Top 7%

Savannah College of Art and Design Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate93%90%94%
Applicants9,8782,7737,105
Admissions9,1742,4866,688
Enrolled undergraduates2,4377541,683
Enrolled total (including graduate students)13,1634,3888,775

2,569 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

993 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores1,371
Percent of students submitting SAT scores65%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
580
Math
550

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores1,104
Percent of students submitting ACT scores52%
ACT Composite
24
ACT English
25
ACT Math
22

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $40. Application fee for graduates - $40.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Savannah College of Art and Design Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$56,372$56,372
Off-campus$52,952$52,952
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $15,645 and other expenses per full academic year.

Savannah College of Art and Design provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 4,333 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$35,910$35,910
Fees for full-time undergraduates$500$500
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$798$798
Tuition for Full-time graduates$36,765$36,765
Fees for full-time graduates$500$500
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$817$817

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sTotal
Visual and Performing Arts1,0343451,379
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs832784419
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services32382405
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences11851169
Architecture and Related Services5946105
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services5252
English Language and Literature & Letters331245
Engineering14923
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies91423
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences55
Grand Total81,9226952,625

A total of 1,930 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Savannah College of Art and Design.

At the master's level 695 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate65%61%67%
  • Full-time retention rate - 83%
  • Part-time retention rate - 69%

General info

Alternative namesSCAD
Founded1978
MottoArs longa, vita brevis
Art is long, life is short
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsgold, black
Academic CalendarQuarter
Total FTE staff1,573
Instructional FTE576
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.scad.edu
Address342 Bull St
Savannah, Georgia, 31402-3146
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Midsize
City population146,000
Phone9125255000
Fax+1 (912) 525 5986

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