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Savannah College of Art and Design

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Savannah, GA

$38,340

Avg tuition

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About Savannah College of Art and Design

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Savannah College of Art and Design is a medium-sized private college located on an urban campus in Savannah, Georgia. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 12,772, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 81%. The college offers 30 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 71%, and a student-faculty ratio of 20:1. Tuition and fees for students are $38,340.

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Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

81% of students were accepted during the 2021-2022 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

81% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2020 and returned in Fall 2021.

Graduation Rate Insight

71% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2015. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Application Considerations

Test scores Recommended

High school transcript Required

High school rank Recommended

Letter of recommendation Recommended

High school GPA Required

Open admission No

Completion of college prep program Recommended

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

Transfer Credit Policy

Dual enrollment Yes

Credit for qualified life experience* Implied no

Advance placement (AP) credits Yes

*This can include previous jobs, trainings, licenses/credentials, or seminars. You may need to complete an exam or provide a portfolio to earn credit.

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

SAT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of more than 15,000 students.

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16k

Students enrolled

22%

Online student enrollment

20:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

White

47%

Non-U.S. Citizen

24%

Black

11%

Hispanic

6%

Unknown

5%

Asian

5%

American Indian/Alaska Native

1%

Two or more races

Information not available

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

69%

Socio-economic diversity

20% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

20

Total Online Enrollment

3,444

Student Location Breakout

Percent of Programs Online

68% On-campus

32% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Check Bold 100% online

Associate X Bold Not offered

Bachelor's Check Bold 17% online

Graduate Certificate X Bold Not offered

Master's Check Bold 44% online

Doctorate X Bold Not offered

Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $38,340 $38,340
Graduate $39,240 $39,240

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2021–2022 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $1,917
On-campus room and board $15,348
On-campus other expenses $3,735
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $12,714
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $3,735
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $3,585

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $59,340 $59,340
Off-campus without family $56,706 $56,706
Off-campus with family $43,842 $43,842

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

22%

State Grant Aid

15%

Institution Grant Aid

97%

Pell Grant

20%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,435
State Grant Aid $4,071
Institution Grant Aid $10,884
Pell Grant Aid $4,491

Financial Outlook

$25k

Average student debt after graduation

$33k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

Varsity Athletic Teams

NAIA Division II

of the overall student body is a member of an athletic team.

Participation

Men Women
  • Bowling
  • Equestrian
  • Fencing
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Other Sports
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track Field Xcountry
  • All Track Combined
  • Bowling

Degrees Awarded by Program

Degrees given for the 2021-2022 academic year.

1

Agricultural/Animal/Plant/Veterinary Science And Related Fields

BA

MA

DOC

2

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences

BA

MA

DOC

3

Architecture And Related Services

BA

MA

DOC

4

Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs

BA

MA

DOC

5

Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services

BA

MA

DOC

6

Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services

BA

MA

DOC

7

Engineering

BA

MA

DOC

8

English Language And Literature/Letters

BA

MA

DOC

9

Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences

BA

MA

DOC

10

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

BA

MA

DOC

11

Visual And Performing Arts

BA

MA

DOC