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The Savannah College of Art and Design

Dec 27 2007Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etc
If you're breathing they'll let you in. The acceptance rate used to be low, around the 45% are, but it's since raised to at least 85%. They want your money. Understand that. SCAD has the highest paid president (Paula Wallace) out of any other United States college/university. Wallace makes about 1.5 million dollars a year. Take that into consideration when you think that since it's a not-for-profit school they will be focused on educating you well.
ACT: 25 Female
Dec 13 2007Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etc
It is not difficult to get in unless you are going for a graduate degree. SCAD seems to have the policy of "let anybody in but fail half of them by the 1st quarter" The freshman classes are huge and then one by one drops out.
ACT: 30 SAT: 1280 Female
Oct 26 2007Perfomance Arts
I was a very active member of my theatre department and I had a lot to show in a porfolio. I recommend keeping up a good portfolio and of course good grades and test scores. SCAD gave me a pretty good combined scholarship for my test scores and portfolio.

For people concerned about financial aid(which I was), be aware it's hard to get a lot of money out of these people. Really be aware of the specifications and deadlines for their scholarships so you can get the most money possible.

ACT: 30 SAT: 2195 Female
Sep 06 2007Unknown
In the past SCAD was relatively easy to get into. That is changing, the undergrad acceptance percentage went from 69 to 58% in one year.
check it out your self at the college board website.


Aug 31 2007Architecture & Urban Planning Department
All you need is a pulse to get into SCAD
SAT: 1300 Female
Aug 31 2007Other
SCAD will generally let in anyone who is enthusiastic and interested. The issue isn't getting in, but keeping up with the work. Depending on your department, there may be a lot more than you expect and a lot of people leave because of it.
SAT: 1430 Female

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