Savannah College of Art and Design

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world rank  642

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University Overview

Established in 1978, Savannah College of Art and Design is a non-profit private specialized higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Savannah (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Georgia. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Atlanta, Hong Kong, Lacoste. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 42 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. SCAD also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym SCAD
Founded 1978
Motto Ars longa, vita brevis
Art is long, life is short
Colours Gold and black

University Location

Address 342 Bull Street
Savannah
31402-3146 Georgia
United States
Tel +1 (912) 525 5000
Fax +1 (912) 525 5986
Other locations Atlanta, Hong Kong, Lacoste

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office Box 3146
Savannah 31402
(912) 5255100
800 869 7223

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 600-699
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Quarters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Special Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools
2000 Classification Schools of art, music, and design
Size & Setting Four-year, large, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions focus, high graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences focus, high graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Savannah College of Art and Design's Library
Savannah College of Art and Design's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 264,695 physical volumes, 457,904 physical media, 188,099 digital/electronic medium and 82 licensed digital/electronic databases. Savannah College of Art and Design's library has 3 branches.
Housing Yes
Savannah College of Art and Design provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 5,318 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

2005


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB)
  • Georgia Professional Standards Commission


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

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