SCAD

About SCAD

SCAD: The University for Creative Careers

The Savannah College of Art and Design is a private, nonprofit, accredited university, offering more than 100 academic degree programs in more than 40 majors across its locations in Atlanta and Savannah, Georgia; Lacoste, France; and online via SCAD eLearning and SCADnow.

Explore our academic programs to learn how SCAD can lead you to the career of your dreams. Or, if you're ready to apply, complete our online admission application to take the first step toward your creative career.

Mission Statement

SCAD prepares talented students for creative professions through engaged teaching and learning in a positively oriented university environment.

  • Private

  • Nonprofit

  • Accredited

Global Locations

Atlanta
Lacoste
Savannah
eLearning
SCADnow

40+
Majors

75+
Minors

Employer Visits

650+
company recruiters in 2018-19

Alumni Employment Rate*

99%

Enrollment

Approximately
15,000
students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries

Degrees Offered

B.A.
Bachelor of Arts

B.F.A.
Bachelor of Fine Arts

M.A.
Master of Arts

M.F.A.
Master of Fine Arts

M.Arch
Master of Architecture

M.U.D.
Master of Urban Design

More than
5,000
students enrolled in programs supporting the entertainment industry

Academy Awards

230
SCAD alumni credits in 2020 Oscar-nominated movies

Student Emmys

32
Student Production Awards in the last three years

Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges • National Architectural Accrediting Board • Council for Interior Design Accreditation

For a complete description of institutional and programmatic accreditations, visit scad.edu/accreditation.

*In a study of Spring 2019 SCAD graduates, 99 percent were employed, pursuing further education, or both within 10 months of graduation.

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