SCAD offers more degree programs and specializations than any other design university in the U.S., with 100 programs to choose from across its three locations and online. Top ranked by The Hollywood Reporter, Art & Object, The Rookies, Red Dot Design, and Variety, among others, SCAD offers peerless resources and renowned academics to more than 16,000 students — including more than 5,000 pursuing degrees in film, TV, entertainment, and digital media. With filmmaking resources that rival Hollywood studios, veteran professors with decades of industry experience, and a professionally run casting office, SCAD students are prepared to star on camera or behind the scenes long before graduation.
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School of Animation and Motion
SCAD School of Animation and Motion students deliver captivating moments across multiple platforms. From illuminating fantastical realms and characters to expertly integrating motion media in virtual studio environments and public spaces, students develop the acumen, creativity, and dexterity necessary to launch their creative careers.
School of Creative Technology
Combining technical mastery with artistic sensibility, students become architects of the imagination in the SCAD School of Creative Technology, completing a detailed curriculum as they pioneer immersive realities and award-winning attractions, video games, and mobile apps.
School of Film and Acting
With resources that rival Hollywood studios, award-winning professors, stunning locations, a professionally run casting office, and stellar film and television festivals, the SCAD School of Film and Acting is the ideal place to launch into the film and television industry. Students are prepared to command roles onstage and on screen through live performances, sitcoms, dramatic series, music videos, commercials, and more.
SCAD prepares talented students for creative professions through engaged teaching and learning in a positively oriented university environment.
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Alumni employment rate*
six years in a row
students from all 50 U.S. states and more than 80 countries
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Bachelor of Fine Arts
Master of Arts
Master of Fine Arts
Master of Architecture
Master of Business Innovation
students enrolled in programs supporting the entertainment industry
SCAD alumni credits in 2023 Oscar-nominated movies
Student Production Awards in the last three years
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 2022 SCAD graduates, 99 percent were employed, pursuing further education, or both within 10 months of graduation.
SCAD alums on screen
More than 150 SCAD alumni contributed to 18 Academy Award-nominated films in 2023, including blockbusters like Top Gun: Maverick, Avatar: The Way of Water, and Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.
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SCAD casting office
The SCAD Casting Office — the only on-site, professionally run casting office in higher education — has connected more than 500 rising SCAD actors to film, TV, and stage productions in Georgia, New York, Los Angeles, and beyond.
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Savannah Film Studios
The largest and most comprehensive film studio complex in higher education, Savannah Film Studios boasts a leading-edge LED volume stage (one of two operated by SCAD), an extensive backlot streetscape, and multiple soundstages and postproduction suites among its 11 acres.
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