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Savannah College of Art and Design is a private institution that was founded in 1978. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 8,948 and its setting is city. It utilizes a quarter-based academic calendar. Its tuition and fees are $31,905 (2012-13).
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SCAD: The University for Creative Careers
The diverse student body, consisting of more than 11,000 students, comes from all 50 United States and more than 100 countries worldwide. Each student is nurtured and motivated by a faculty of 700 professors with extraordinary academic credentials and valuable professional experience. These professors emphasize learning through individual attention in an inspiring university environment. SCAD's innovative curriculum is enhanced by advanced, professional-level technology, equipment and learning resources and has garnered acclaim from respected organizations and publications, including 3D World, American Institute of Architects, BusinessWeek, DesignIntelligence, U.S. News & World Report and the Los Angeles Times. SCAD has more than 20,000 alumni and offers an exceptional education and unparalleled career preparation. Over the past three years, an average of eight out of 10 SCAD alumni responding to a survey were employed in their fields or had been admitted to graduate school.
SCAD is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097; telephone number 404.679.4500) to award bachelor's and master's degrees. The university confers Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Master of Architecture, Master of Arts, Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Fine Arts and Master of Urban Design degrees, as well as undergraduate and graduate certificates. The professional M.Arch. degree is accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board. The Master of Arts in Teaching degrees offered by SCAD are approved by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission. SCAD is licensed by the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education. The SCAD interior design Bachelor of Fine Arts degree is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation, (accredit-id.org, 206 Grandville Ave., Suite 350, Grand Rapids, MI 49503). SCAD Hong Kong courses of study are registered with the Hong Kong Education Bureau (registration numbers 261958-261971), are accredited by the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications, and are recognized on the Hong Kong Qualifications Framework with a validity period of May 1, 2011 to April 30, 2016.
For more information, visit scad.edu, email email@example.com, call 800.869.7223 or 912.525.5100 in Savannah, or call 877.722.3285 or 404.253.2700 in Atlanta.
SCAD and The University for Creative Careers are registered trademarks of the Savannah College of Art and Design.
|School type||private, coed college|
When applying to Savannah College of Art and Design, it's important to note the application deadline is August 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. The application fee at Savannah College of Art and Design is $70. It has an an acceptance rate of 63.0 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||63.0%|
|Application deadline||August 1|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 1|
The student-faculty ratio at Savannah College of Art and Design is 17:1, and the school has 80.5 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Savannah College of Art and Design include: Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects; Cinematography and Film/Video Production; Photography; Fashion/Apparel Design; and Interior Design. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 81.2 percent.
Savannah College of Art and Design has a total undergraduate enrollment of 8,948, with a gender distribution of 36.8 percent male students and 63.2 percent female students. At this school, 42.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 58.0 percent of students live off campus. Savannah College of Art and Design is part of the NAIA athletic conference.
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|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity||N/A|
|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority||N/A|
|Collegiate athletic association||NAIA|
Campus Info & Services
Savannah College of Art and Design offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, health service, and health insurance. Savannah College of Art and Design also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Savannah College of Art and Design.
|Students who have cars on campus||N/A|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At Savannah College of Art and Design, 58.8 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $5,692.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$31,905 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$12,945 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data