Savannah College of Art and Design


Savannah College of Art and Design

At SCAD, everything is designed with one goal in mind: To help you turn your passion into your profession. As one university across four locations and online, SCAD invites seamless international education. As part of your studies, you can experience university life in Atlanta, Hong Kong, Lacoste, France and Savannah or log in from any part of the world with SCAD eLearning as you prepare for in-demand creative careers. According to a recent study, 99 percent of Spring 2018 SCAD graduates were employed, pursuing further education or both within 10 months of graduation. Where will a SCAD degree take you?

Academic Programs

  • Design
  • Technology
  • Liberal Arts
  • Business
  • Communication
  • Music
  • Art & Design
  • Performing Arts
  • Visual Arts

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Study Abroad

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


SCAD undergraduate students master the fundamentals of their field while working toward an individualized career goal, honing their personal creative vision in a professional context. Applications are accepted at any time throughout the year. There are no deadlines to apply and admission results normally take between two and four weeks. Applications must include academic transcripts; additional materials such as recommendations, a statement of purpose or a well-crafted portfolio are suggested for further consideration. For complete first-year admission information, visit


SCAD provides transfer students with in-depth resources and support to help make the transition as seamless as possible. Once a student applies to become a student at SCAD, an admission adviser will evaluate the student's transcript to determine which courses will transfer and how much college credit will be awarded. Applications must include official transcripts from other colleges or universities attended. Additional materials such as recommendations, a statement of purpose or a well-crafted portfolio are suggested for further consideration. View more details at

Additional Information

Award-winning academic programs. Personal attention from acclaimed faculty. Professional technology at your fingertips. Outstanding learning environments designed to energize and inspire. Championship intercollegiate athletics, engaging signature events and unparalleled networking opportunities. A brilliant future awaits at SCAD.

At every level, SCAD tuition covers the cost of the extraordinary opportunity a SCAD education provides in the classroom, at networking events and in collaboration with leaders in your chosen career field. SCAD offers opportunities for students to offset the cost of their education through academic- and achievement-based scholarships, federal and private loans, work-study programs and budget planning. Advisers are available to help with budgeting and planning resources. Discover financial aid options at

An immersive 4D experience, SCADstory carries guests on an unexpected journey through SCAD history, across four decades of beauty, design and invention. Book your tour today and share your #SCADstory at

An accelerated course of study, GRADpath@SCAD allows you to earn both your B.F.A. and M.A. in as few as four years or your B.F.A. and M.F.A. in as few as five years. Learn more at

Explore your creative pursuits or prepare to lead successful AP programs in these professional development opportunities led by accomplished instructors and SCAD faculty. Register at

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Get to know SCAD by visiting in person. Schedule a tour of any location to see all the university has to offer. Register at

I owe SCAD a debt of gratitude because this is where I found myself; this is where I honed my craft; this is where I met the best friends of my life; and this is where I started a career I never imagined.

Chaz Moneypenny, Creative Director, Universal Studios Japan
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School location

P.O. Box 2072
Savannah, GA 31402, United States of America

Phone number

(800) 869-7223