Savannah College of Art and Design Rankings

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#3018 of 14,160In the World
#881 of 2,624In North America
#814 of 2,523In the United States
#20 of 65In Georgia
#1 of 4In Savannah
#769 of 1,020For Fashion Design
#958 of 1,008For Cinematography
#989 of 1,014For Illustration and Concept Art
#2132 of 2,801For Art & Design

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
96%
Average SAT
1145
Average ACT
24
Avg. cost to attend
$44,460 /y
Aid receiving
98%
Undergraduates
12,167
Graduates
2,673
Male:Female Ratio
32:68
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree

Savannah College of Art and Design Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate96%94%97%
Applicants11,2672,9398,328
Admissions10,8062,7518,055
Freshmen enrolled full time2,5567551,801
Freshmen enrolled part time21980139

1,808 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,096 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,717 or 62%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1050
or below

75% of them
had 1240
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in the Savannah College of Art and Design are 1050-1240 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,053 or 38%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 21
or below

75% of them
had 27
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in the Savannah College of Art and Design are 21-27 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White7259 (49%)
Nonresident Alien3659 (25%)
Black or African American1581 (11%)
Hispanic1025 (7%)
Asian751 (5%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown436 (3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander46 (0.3%)
American Indian or Alaska Native21 (0.1%)
Two or more races3 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$44,460/year
Average aid awarded
$12,450
Students receiving aid
98%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$40,908
$30-48K$41,628
$48-75K$42,800
$75-110K$45,370
$110K+$45,287

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$37,575$38,475
Tuition in-state$37,575$38,475
Tuition out-of-state$37,575$38,475
Fee in-district$500$500
Fee in-state$500$500
Fee out-of-state$500$500

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity5,466
Combined charge for room and board$15,162
Room charge$10,224
Meal charge$4,938

Savannah College of Art and Design Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects37888
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia30087
Illustration25770
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management13577
Fashion & Apparel Design15324
Cinematography and Film & Video Production11659
Interior Design11743
Game and Interactive Media Design12435
Industrial and Product Design9741
Architectural and Building Sciences & Technology7844
Photography7921
Technical Theatre & Theatre Design and Technology4923
Fiber, Textile and Weaving Arts4713
Design and Visual Communications, General54
Recording Arts Technology & Technician3222
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General3418
Information Technology Project Management50
Painting2422
Fine and Studio Arts Management38
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing2413
Playwriting and Screenwriting2110
Human Computer Interaction27
Historic Preservation and Conservation717
Apparel and Textiles, Other1410
Metal and Jewelry Arts175
Consumer Merchandising & Retailing Management166
Radio and Television18
Sculpture96
Art History, Criticism and Conservation78
Manufacturing Engineering410
Equestrian & Equine Studies8
Sustainability Studies7
City & Urban, Community and Regional Planning3
Printmaking2
Film & Cinema & Video Studies2
Grand Total2,248872
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate70%68%71%
  • Full-time retention rate - 84%
  • Part-time retention rate - 79%

Publications & Citations

Publications
215
Citations
1,192

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
112 / 217
Art & Design
103 / 232
Computer Science
63 / 480
Sociology
43 / 137
Business
29 / 332
Engineering
27 / 377
Psychology
25 / 363
Aesthetics
22 / 50
Fashion Design
18 / 12
Multimedia
18 / 152
Human-Computer Interaction
17 / 364
Creative Writing
16 / 3
History
15 / 4
Art History
12 / 7
Game Design and Development
12 / 60
Social Psychology
11 / 283
Computer Graphics
11 / 6
Political Science
10 / 23
Graphic Design
10 / 121
Media Studies
9 / 64
Management Information Systems
9 / 313
Environmental Science
9 / 14
Literature
8 / 1
Communications and Public Relations
8 / 16
Medicine
8 / 164
Law
8 / 15
Math Teachers
7 / 162
UX/UI Desgin
7 / 37
Classics and Ancient History
7 / 0
Mathematics
7 / 162
Philosophy
6 / 3
Entertainment Industry Business
6 / 0
Anthropology
5 / 8
Illustration and Concept Art
5 / 1
Cinematography
4 / 0
Product and Industrial Design
4 / 2
Library and Information science
4 / 0
Performing arts
4 / 5
Political Economy
4 / 18
Economics
4 / 18

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
200583
200635
200757
20081512
20091315
20101137
20112266
20122185
2013788
201410112
20155120
20168107
201722126
20181684
201918123
202012102

Savannah College of Art and Design alumni

  1. India.Arie

    Photo
    India.Arie
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1975-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    guitaristsingersinger-songwritercomposermusician
    Biography

    India Arie Simpson, also known as India.Arie (sometimes styled as india.arie), is an American singer and songwriter. She has sold over 3.3 million records in the US and 10 million worldwide. She has won four Grammy Awards from her 23 nominations, including Best R&B Album.

  2. Peg Parnevik

    Photo
    Peg Parnevik
    Born in
    Sweden Flag Sweden
    Years
    1995-.. (age 26)
    Occupations
    singersongwriter
    Biography

    Peg Parnevik is a Swedish-American singer, songwriter, and television personality, known for starring in the Swedish reality show Parneviks mainly broadcast from their home in Jupiter, Florida.

  3. Kayli Carter

    Photo
    Kayli Carter
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1993-.. (age 28)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Kayli Carter is an American actress best known for playing Sadie Rose in the Netflix western TV series Godless, her role in the critically acclaimed Private Life, and for her appearance as Amber McCarden in the movie Bad Education, opposite Hugh Jackman and Allison Janney.

  4. Bob Bland

    Photo
    Bob Bland
    Years
    1982-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    entrepreneurfashion designeractivist
    Biography

    Mari Lynn Foulger, better known as Bob Bland, is an American fashion designer and activist. Bland co-chaired the 2017 Women's March but later stepped down from the 2019 Women's March following accusations of anti-Semitism and various internal controversies. She is also the CEO of Manufacture New York.

General info

Alternative namesSCAD
Founded1978
MottoArs longa, vita brevis
Art is long, life is short
Colorsgold, black
Academic CalendarSeptember to May
Total FTE staff1,724
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools

Location and Contacts

Address342 Bull St
Savannah, Georgia, 31402-3146
United States
City population146,000
Phone9125255000
Fax+1 (912) 525 5986

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