SCAD

Savannah College of Art and Design

342 Bull St, Savannah, United States
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  • Total Documents
    29
  • Class Notes
    15
  • Textbook Notes
    11
  • Study Guides
    3
  • Currently Enrolled
    69
  • Previously Enrolled
    152

Overview of Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD)

About this school

The Savannah College of Art and Design, founded in 1978, is a private college of the arts. Its campus is located in Savannah.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:11,324
    • Men:3,693 (32.6%)
    • Women:7,631 (67.4%)

Location

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Admission Information (SCAD)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Savannah College of Art and Design is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
-
Mathematics
-
-
Science
-
-
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
-
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
342 Bull Street, PO Box 3146
City, State, Zip
Savannah, GA  31402-3146
Phone
(912) 525-5100
Fax
(912) 238-2436
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$40
Application Fee Waiver
Not available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
Portfolio/audition for performing arts, riding, writing, or visual arts recommended for some freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
71% of 11,723 applicants were admitted
Women
72% of 8,304 applicants were admitted
Men
68% of 3,419 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
3,226 (39%) of 8,329 admitted students enrolled
Women
2,209 (37%) of 6,018 admitted students enrolled
Men
1,017 (44%) of 2,311 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.50
375 And Above
38%
3.50 - 3.74
19%
3.25 - 3.49
17%
3.00 - 3.24
13%
2.50 - 2.99
11%
2.00 - 2.49
2%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
553 average |500-600 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
4%
• Score 600 - 700
24%
• Score 500 - 600
51%
• Score 400 - 500
19%
• Score 300 - 400
1%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
582 average |530-630 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
6%
• Score 600 - 700
38%
• Score 500 - 600
46%
• Score 400 - 500
10%
• Score 300 - 400
1%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
24 average |21-27 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
11%
• Score 24 - 29
42%
• Score 18 - 23
40%
• Score 12 - 17
7%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (SCAD)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $36,630 (64.47014097893236%)
  • Room & Board: - $14,550 (25.608532657479277%)
  • Other Expences: - $2,025 (3.564074132741961%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,612 (6.3572522308464015%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Savannah College of Art and Design accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 015022
Free
State Aid Form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
1,520 (68.4%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
1,252 (82.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,249 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
126 (10.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
43%
Average Award
$17,140
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,237 (99.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $14,051
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 898 (71.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,266
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 122 (9.8%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
911 (41.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $10,531

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
5,114 (58.0%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
4,405 (86.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
4,382 (99.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
359 (8.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
43%
Average Award
$18,094
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 4,271 (97.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $14,225
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,375 (77.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,284
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 336 (7.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
3,785 (42.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $10,720

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
54%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$39,022
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
20.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
2.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Architecture
Creative Arts/Performance
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Creative Writing, Dance, Debating, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Veterans, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,495

Academics & Instruction (SCAD)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Quarter

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


544

Part-Time Faculty


150

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


65%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 18% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 54% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 24% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 3% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
510,105

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
3464
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Savannah College of Art and Design provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


84.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


49.3%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


62.6%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


65.0%

Programs & Majors (SCAD)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (31)


  • Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
  • Apparel and Textile Marketing Management
  • Apparel and Textiles, Other
  • Architectural History and Criticism, General
  • Architecture
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
  • Commercial and Advertising Art
  • Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management
  • Design and Applied Arts, Other
  • Design and Visual Communications, General
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Fashion/Apparel Design
  • Fiber, Textile and Weaving Arts
  • Game and Interactive Media Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Historic Preservation and Conservation
  • Illustration
  • Industrial and Product Design
  • Interior Design
  • Metal and Jewelry Arts
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Playwriting and Screenwriting
  • Printmaking
  • Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
  • Radio and Television
  • Recording Arts Technology/Technician
  • Sculpture
  • Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Visual and performing arts, Communication/journalism, Communication technologies

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Fine Arts, Master of Urban Design, Master of Architecture, Master of Arts

Master's Programs of Study (27)


  • Advertising and Public Relations
  • Applied Arts and Design--General
  • Architectural History
  • Architecture
  • Art History
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Arts Administration
  • Clothing and Textiles
  • Computer Art and Design
  • Film, Television, and Video Production
  • Film, Television, and Video Theory and Criticism
  • Game Design and Development
  • Graphic Design
  • Historic Preservation
  • Illustration
  • Industrial Design
  • Interior Design
  • Internet and Interactive Multimedia
  • Media Studies
  • Music
  • Photography
  • Sustainable Development
  • Textile Design
  • Theater
  • Travel and Tourism
  • Urban Design
  • Writing

Campus Life (SCAD)

Location & Geography

Population


142,772

Nearest Metropolitan Area


Environment


Urban environment

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
38.1 average low in January, 88.8 average high in September
Rain
111 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
20 mile(s) from campus in Savannah
Nearest Bus Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Savannah
Nearest Train Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Savannah

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


43% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


57%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Bee
School Colors
Black, gold, and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Cross-Country Running
Equestrian Sports
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Cross-Country Running
Equestrian Sports
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, sand volleyball, soccer, table tennis, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Savannah College of Art and Design offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


9,474

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
11,324
Women
7,631
Men
3,693

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.7% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 6.0% Asian
  • 13.1% Black/African-American
  • 9.6% Hispanic/Latino
  • 0.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.6% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 66.0% White
  • 4.0% Unknown

International Students


21.3% from 107 countries

Average Age


21

Number of Graduate Students


2,518

Student Resources (SCAD)