Savannah College of Art and Design

Savannah, Georgia
4-year Private university

Overview

Savannah College of Art and Design is a private institution established in 1978 with urban setting located at Savannah. Its tuition and fees are $36,630 (2018). It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 11,324. It practices quarter-based academic calendar.

#25 in Best Colleges for Design in America
Setting
Urban
Location Savannah, Georgia
Type 4-year Private
Year Founded 1978
Selectivity Very Low
Size Medium
11,324 Undergraduates

Learning

20:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Visual and performing arts
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences
  • Architecture And Related Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
    Program offered through an exclusively distance-education program
  • Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services
  • Engineering
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Visual And Performing Arts
    Program offered through an exclusively distance-education program

Cost

$56,817
Cost of Attendance
$41,738
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $36,630
Outstate Tuition Fee $36,630
Room and Board Fees $14,550
$35,300 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation

Applying

72% (Very Low Selectivity) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Minimally Difficult
$40 Application Fee
3.46 Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Required
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Not Required
SAT Subject Test Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement Not Required
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range

How to Apply?

Accepts CommonApp
Apply College's Own Application Portal

For International Students

85 Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
IELTS, PTE, ACTFL Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of TOEFL)
TOEFL Waived if

English is a native language

Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
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Regular Decision Deadline
Rolling Admission
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Priority Application Deadline
Transfer Applications
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Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
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Scholarships and Financial Aid

$17,254 Average Financial Aid
Need-based Aid available for International Students

Need-based Aid

$14,051 Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $56,817
100% Students with need received Financial Aid
43% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application --
Forms to be submitted FAFSA, State Aid Form

Merit Scholarships

Available
May and Paul Poetter Scholarship
Total Worth Full tuition
Eligibility Incoming freshmen; Must demonstrate superior academic achievement
Minimum Criteria --
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A
SCAD academic scholarships
Total Worth 1,500-12,000
Eligibility Incoming freshmen; Must demonstrate academic achievement
Minimum Criteria --
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A
SCAD achievement scholarships
Total Worth 1,000-7,500
Eligibility Incoming freshmen; Must demonstrate overall achievement
Minimum Criteria --
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A

Other Scholarships

Legacy Scholarship
Total Worth Minimum 3,000
Details Must demonstrate superior artistic achievement
Multicultural Student Scholarship
Total Worth --
Details Must meet or exceed admission requirements and request consideration by submitting a 500-word essay

Students

11,324 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Medium
84% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
65% Students graduate within 6 years