11,324
Students
Financial aid thermometer
18,094
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
71
71%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Savannah College of Art and Design is a Comprehensive institution located in Savannah, GA, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 342 Bull Street
PO Box 3146
Savannah, GA  31402-3146
United States
Contact Ms. Rina Gaitonde Le Blanc
Executive Director of Admissions Operations
Email: admission@scad.edu
Phone: 912-525-5100

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
Equestrian Studies Checkmark
Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
Architectural And Building Sciences Checkmark
Architectural History And Criticism Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark
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Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics And Special Effects Checkmark
Recording Arts Technology Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Manufacturing Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Professional, Technical, Business, And Scientific Writing Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Apparel And Textile Marketing Management Checkmark
Apparel And Textiles Related Checkmark
Consumer Merchandising/retailing Management Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Historic Preservation And Conservation Checkmark
Human Computer Interaction Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Cinematography And Film/video Production Checkmark
Design And Visual Communications Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Fashion/apparel Design Checkmark
Fiber, Textile And Weaving Arts Checkmark
Game And Interactive Media Design Checkmark
Illustration Checkmark
Industrial And Product Design Checkmark
Interior Design Checkmark
Metal And Jewelry Arts Checkmark
Painting Checkmark
Photography Checkmark
Printmaking Checkmark
Sculpture Checkmark
Theater Design And Technology Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

11,723
Applied
8,329
Accepted
11,324
Enrolled
71%
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Female Admissions

8,304
Females Applied
6,018
Females Accepted
72%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

3,419
Males Applied
2,311
Males Accepted
68%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

70
Application Fee
3.5
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required for some programs Transcript of high school record
Interview
Other requirements may exist (see below)
Recommended Essay
Interview
Other requirements: Portfolio/audition for performing arts, riding, writing, or visual arts

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 582 530 630
SAT Math 553 500 600
ACT Composite 24 21 27

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

36,630
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Fees

14,550
Room & board
9,591
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

18,094
Avg. Financial Aid Package
17,140
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
10,835
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,284
Avg. Loan Aid
10,720
Avg. Grant Aid
14,225
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
43%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
8%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

11,324
Total undergrad students
21%
International Students
80%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.59%
Black or African American 10.33%
White or Caucasian 51.93%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.53%
Asian 4.72%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.46%
Two or more races 0.02%
Other 3.14%

Gender

Male (32.61%)
Female (67.39%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 43%

Student Activities

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Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Sidewalk Arts Festival, Savannah Film Festival and Sand Arts Festival

Student Services

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Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
video camera surveillance

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark No No
Bowling No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark Checkmark
Fencing Checkmark No No
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Lacrosse No Checkmark Checkmark
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Checkmark Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Checkmark Checkmark
Track And Field No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark No No
Bowling No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark Checkmark
Fencing Checkmark No No
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Lacrosse No Checkmark Checkmark
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Checkmark Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Checkmark Checkmark
Track And Field No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark No No

Faculty

694
Total Faculty
20:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 544
Part-time - 150
Male - 399
Female - 295