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Savannah College of Art and Design

Georgia, United States

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Private University

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Established in 1978

About

Savannah College of Art and Design is a private and non-profit art school established in 1978 in the United States. Its branches are located in Savannah, Georgia, Lacoste, France, and Atlanta. The college’s motto states that art is long, and life is short. Initially, in 1979, the college started with 71 students and a few faculty members offering majors in ceramics, interior, and textile design, photography, painting, and printmaking. Now, the college has more than 14000 students studying their dream subjects.

Top Reasons to Study in the Savannah College of Art and Design

  • Offers more than 100 academic degrees for both undergraduate and post-graduate students
  • Professional teaching along with advanced resources for diverse courses.
  • World recognized faculties with great progression record.

Cost of Studying at Savannah College of Art and Design

Average tuition fee

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Living expenses

Average living expenses (Bachelors)

$52,900

Average living expenses (Masters)

$54,680

Average on-campus living expenses

$14,030

Rankings for The Savannah College of Art and Design

More rankings for this university

Savannah College of Art and Design ranking is among the best colleges to study in the USA. It has been ranked as 1 of the top 10 best art schools to study in the USA by art and object. It was ranked second in the US’s top 15 fashion management schools by the fashion school website. Also, the state university website ranked it first in the most popular list of institutions for digital communication and media degrees.

Admissions at The Savannah College of Art and Design

Avg acceptance rate (Bachelors)

78%

Application Fee

$60 - $100


How to Apply at Savannah College of Art and Design

Follow these simple steps for the SCAD Admission procedure:

  • Visit the official website of Savannah College of Art and Design for both first-year and transfer students.
  • Create an account to generate a user id.
  • Login with the required credentials for filling up the application form.
  • Upload the required documents and submit them. The students will be notified later.

Documents Required to Apply to Savannah College of Art and Design

The following documents is required after completing the application form:

  • Unofficial transcript documents of high school diploma or equivalent for undergrads and transfer students.
  • Formal document of completion of education levels.
  • Unofficial transcript documents of bachelor's degree for graduate students.
  • Curriculum vitae and portfolio inclusive of details and achievements.

Exams Accepted By the University

Name of the Examination

Details

IELTS

6.5 & ABOVE

TOEFL

85.0 & ABOVE

PTE

58.0 & ABOVE

GPA

3.5 & ABOVE

SAT OR ACT SCORES

(OPTIONAL)

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Courses

Students

18

Yocketers applied

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Yocketers admitted

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Yocketers interested


Yocketer profiles

Sanjana Mohan

Sanjana Mohan

Graphic design and visual experience

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Fall 2022

Kanika Sachdeva

Kanika Sachdeva

Sustainability

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Fall 2022

Ram Gopal

Ram Gopal

Design Management

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Fall 2023

Rachita Acha

Rachita Acha

Architecture

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Fall 2019

Kinjal Shah

Kinjal Shah

Architecture

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Fall 2019

Kanav Kansal

Kanav Kansal

Design Management

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Fall 2019


Alumni

SCAD has a long list of notable alumni. Many of them received many awards on national and international stages. Many chose different kind of paths for their career and have excelled in all these years. These are some of the famous graduates from the college:

  1. Jefferson Wood, Comic designer and writer 1995
  2. Danny, Singer and Artist/Composer
  3. Tomas Kalnoky, Lead singer/Band artist
  4. M. Alice LeGrow, Comic artist and designer, 2003
  5. Luna brothers, Novel creator/Writer
  6. Meredith Pardue, Painter, 1998
  7. Peg Parnevik, Singer, and Songwriter
  8. Residente, Producer
  9. Claire Rosen, Photographer, 2006
  10.   Jarrett Williams, Comic Artist, 2006 (bachelor's) 2010 (masters)
  11.   Charlie Zink, Sportsperson
  12. Heather Doram, Designer

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$1,500

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$3,000

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$37,575

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Campus

Number of campuses the university has
1

Campus locations
Georgia

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Transportation in the city

The SCAD transportation services run through a Beeline bus service that allows students to travel to and from one class to another and late at night after class. It’s free of cost for the students of SCAD.

Another service is SCAD SAFE RIDE which offers late-night transportation services to students' that drops them off at their residential places.


Services offered by the university

  • Library services- the college has a full-fledged library service with all the required resources for students from all fields.
  • Placement- the placement cell of SCAD has a good record of students in one of the best companies all over the USA.

Student life

The numerous student clubs ensure the full participation of students all over the college and their environment for their overall recreational development. The following clubs are:

  • Academic clubs like digital media network production club, stop motion club, etc.
  • Community service club known as SCAD Serve.
  • Cultural clubs like African student association, intercultural club, Latino club, etc.
  • Special interest clubs include dance, makeup, networking, LGBT community, and ECO.

On campus accomodation

SCAD’s on-campus accommodation service provides students with various options from residence halls to dorms. The students can avail the accommodation facilities provided by the college to make the most of their campus life! The residential community of SCAD improvises and makes sure they encourage extra learning for students outside the campus life.

The on-campus availability of accommodation for a new student or transfer or international student gets the facility of either staying in residence halls or dorm rooms. The roommate requests are considered only if it is mutual. The students ready to stay together chooses the preferred room type and the later agreements.

The payment schedule and the required details for accommodation purposes with deadlines are updated every quarter. The official website holds the information regarding rooms, billing, policies, and other important information.


Faculty

University Faculty:Student Ratio

18:1

University Faculty Stats

The Savannah College of art and design has more than 650 professors. It is the home to many awards-winning and professionally experienced leaders. They train the students and make sure that every student develops their skills and gets prepared to achieve success in their respective fields.

Opportunities

University Endowments Value

185000000

Research opportunities at university

SCAD research opportunities for students ensure good work of institutional research under the guidance of mentors from world-class institutions to guide students on achieving goals and assisting them with proper guidance to work on their dream research projects. The student can browse projects, become a mentor or refer to a mentor by applying online and carry on with their research projects as per their choice.


Internship opportunities (Part time job opportunities)

SCAD internship opportunities allow students to work from a college or outside the college to create a good portfolio and resume. The student can explore a specific field and better skills and a strong working environment in relationships with colleagues.


Placement - Companies and average salaries offered

The placement cell of SCAD has A remarkable achievement history of placing almost 99% of students at world-recognized companies. The average salary of the placed students lies between a bracket of 6 to 8 lacs per annum (7500-8700 USD).

Contact


Email

contact@scad.edu

Address

SCAD Admission Department 1600 Peachtree St., NW Atlanta, GA 30309 USA


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FAQs

1. What is SCAD and what courses does it offer?
SCAD stands for Savannah College of Art and Design and offers programs in Photography, Painting, Ceramic, Interior Design, etc.

2. How to apply for accommodation services in SCAD?
Follow these simple steps:

  • Visit the official website.
  • Fill in the accommodation service form and select the housing option.
  • Select the quarter and personal preferences.
  • Save the emergency contact and the copy of the license agreement.
  • Logout of the browser window.

3. What is the code for submitting GRE scores?
The GRE code for SCAD is 5631

4. Address of the SCAD savannah campus.
SCAD Savannah, GA 31402-2701 USA

5. Does the college state any language requirements for admission?
There is no language requirement for admission in SCAD. All the graduation documents are accepted.