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Savannah College Of Art And Design

Savannah College Of Art And Design

The Savannah College of Art and Design, or SCAD, is a private college with campuses located in Savannah and Atlanta, GA. It enrolls more than 9,000 students from all 50 states and over 90 other countries. SCAD offers a variety of degrees and programs through the following academic divisions:

  • School of Building Arts
  • School of Communication Arts
  • School of Design
  • School of Film and Digital Media
  • School of Fine Arts
  • School of Foundation Studies
  • School of Liberal Arts
  • School of Performing Arts

Savannah College of Art and Design's sports teams are known as the Bees, and their official mascot is Art the Bee. They compete in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics' Florida Sun Conference.

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Contacting Savannah College of Art and Design

Savannah College of Art and Design
342 Bull St
Savannah , GA 31402-3146
General Phone: (912) 525-5000
http://www.scad.edu

Savannah College of Art and Design Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Design653design and visual communication, industrial design, fashion design, interior design, graphic design, illustration, design and applied arts
Photography and Commercial Art400commercial art, commercial photography, film studies, cinematography, photography, printmaking
Media350digital communications, recording arts tech, animation and special effects
Architecture and Planning159architecture, urban planning, architectural history
Fine Arts151art history and criticism, painting, sculpture, textile arts, metal and jewelry
Liberal Arts69creative writing, historic preservation and conservation
Drama and Performing Arts30drama, theatre design
Art Studies7visual and performing arts
Computer Science and Engineering5computer graphics
Education and Teaching2art education

Number of programs and degrees for Savannah College of Art and Design in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Bachelor's degree1,35927
Master's degree46730
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years01
Postbaccalaureate certificate01

Savannah College of Art and Design Student Body

In 2007-2008, Savannah College of Art and Design had a total enrollment of 8,966 students (8,983 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 37%
Women 63%
Full-Time 97%
Part-Time 3%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 82%
Graduate 18%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 35%
Black 5%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 3%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 46%
(Foreign Students) 7%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 31%
20-21 31%
22-24 19%
25-29 11%
30-34 3%
35-39 2%
40-49 1%
50-64 1%
65+ 0%

Savannah College of Art and Design Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 80 %
Part-Time 79 %

Savannah College of Art and Design Room and Board (2007)

Savannah College of Art and Design offers campus housing for 3,430 of its 8,983 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Savannah, Georgia for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Georgia Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Savannah College of Art and Design Admissions and Selectivity

Acceptances:

GroupApplicantsAcceptedPercent
Accepted
EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled
Total7,1914,62364%1,50633%
Men2,4371,52963%55536%
Women4,7543,09465%95131%

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal480590
SAT Math470580
SAT Writing470580
ACT Verbal2126
ACT Math1824
ACT Composite2125

Application Requirements:

ItemRequirement
GPArequired
Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Recommendationsrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencerecommended
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT69%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT29%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Savannah College of Art and Design Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 26,465
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 26,465
Room and board $ 11,268
Room charge $ 6,805
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,780
Books and supplies $ 1,560
Other expenses $ 1,664

Financial Aid:
Savannah College of Art and Design participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2141500)

Savannah College of Art and Design Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track267179

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year267$66,866179$59,788
All faculty totalacademic year267$66,866179$59,788

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Savannah College of Art and Design Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

SportConference
Basketball Florida Sun Conference
Baseball Florida Sun Conference
Track Florida Sun Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

SportMenWomenTotal
Total6077137
Baseball8715
Basketball11011
Track437
All Other Sports3767104

Savannah College of Art and Design Degree Programs (2007)

Architecture And Planning
Architectural History and Criticism, General
Architecture (BArch, BA/BS, MArch, MA/MS, PhD)
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning

Art Studies
Visual and Performing Arts, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Graphics

Design
Design and Applied Arts, Other
Design and Visual Communications, General
Fashion/Apparel Design
Graphic Design
Illustration
Industrial Design
Interior Design

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology

Education And Teaching
Art Teacher Education

Fine Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Fiber, Textile and Weaving Arts
Metal and Jewelry Arts
Painting
Sculpture

Liberal Arts
Creative Writing
Historic Preservation and Conservation

Media
Animation, Interactive Tech, Video Graphics and Special Effects
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Recording Arts Technology/Technician

Photography And Commercial Art
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Commercial Photography
Commercial and Advertising Art
Film/Cinema Studies
Photography
Printmaking

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What Sets Savannah College of Art and Design Apart:

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Top 5%Savannah College of Art and Design % of degrees in architecture and planning
% of degrees in fine arts
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Top 8%Savannah College of Art and Design % of degrees in fine arts
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Top 9%Savannah College of Art and Design Number of students
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Top 9%Savannah College of Art and Design % of degrees in design
% of degrees in photography and commercial art
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Top 9%Savannah College of Art and Design % of degrees in photography and commercial art
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Top 17%Savannah College of Art and Design Male % of student body
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% of degrees in drama and performing arts
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 18%Savannah College of Art and Design % of degrees in drama and performing arts

Notable:
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Has ROTC (army)
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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