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The Savannah College of Art and Design

Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etc Scores
Students who would return
Would not - 19/26
Student Surveys
(in Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etc)
Males: 12, Females: 33
Average Yrs. Completed: 1.8

Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etc Rating

5.1, C+
4.3, C
4.7, C
5.6, C+
5.7, C+
6.2, B-
6.0, B-
4.7, C
5.3, C+
5.6, C+
5.6, C+
4.0, C-
5.8, B-
5.5, C+
6.1, B-
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Education Quality Vs. Competing Schools

Savannah College of Art and Design
Average of All Schools
Average of schools in class

Rhode Island School of Design
Harvard University
New York University
School of Visual Arts
University of California - Berkeley
Maryland Institute College of Art

Student Expectations

Expected coursework difficulty:4.1 High
Actual difficulty:3.5 Medium
Students found the coursework to be easier than expected.

Educational Quality vs. Student Intellect

English Speaking

Percent of teaching staff that does not speak satisfactory English0-10%

Student Personalities

Faculty Personalities

Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etc:

My experience at the Savannah College of Art and Design was short lived. I attended for about a year and I enjoyed most of my stay. There are many...
Get ready to see alot of people who hated gym in highschool. The average male height is somewhere around 5' 6" and most of these kids look like they'v...
I first heard about SCAD from a college rep who came and did a presentation at my high school, i was impressed by this as few other schools did this. ...
When I first heard about SCAD, the people I talked to made it sound like such an incredible school. They all but guarenteed instant success the minute...
I've gone to SCAD for two quarers now. Having transfered from a different school - I can't say there's much to commend SCAD. For what I'm paying -...
FYI: Beware of the fashion design department. The final show is based on a "vision" that is only revealed one month before the show and precludes your...
SCAD is a joke! Stay away! I was a Sequential art major. I am now working for DC Comics only thanks to my mentor, who I had to seek out myself sinc...
First of all, I am glad to see that I am not the only one who has found that the social world at SCAD is next to nothing. So far I have only encounter...
Having experienced three majors here, Illustration, Painting and Graphic Design, I really wish I had gone to a different school. I can fairly say tha...
Its so boring!
The bottom line with SCAD is it's about the bottom line. There is no motivation from professors or the administration to teach the students what is ne...
Think long and hard before you go to SCAD. Visit the school and talk to students. Read online reviews. Look at where the alumni have gone. Think LONG ...
Oh SCAD... where do I start? I am a photography major and also a transfer student from New Hampshire, and this upcoming quarter will be my third and l...
SCAD is nothing more then a school of indoctrination propaganda. Instead of evolving in your art by being taught it's clearly the opposite. You have t...
Sure, I went to this college not only for the art programs but to meet my future wife if possible. Good luck with that because you cannot date any wom...
I would not recommend SCAD to any transfer or new students. The tuition is outrageous and the quality of the programs are poor. There are no intern ...
I attended scad as a different major, and switched in fashion marketing. I will be leaving after this spring quarter and transferring because SCAD is ...
My biggest gripe would have to be the institutional racism and misandry at this college. I will be suing SCAD next fall. I am sick of the professors a...
SCAD is a joke. The student body consists of rich kids on their parent's payroll and and a few hard working schmucks like myself whom thought that SCA...
The buses are always horribly late. There's a massive drug culture. I couldn't find anyone who wanted to be friends who wasn't smoking pot. The buildi...
Pros: -There are some very talented students here. -The city is beautiful and inspiring in so many ways. -I had one incredible professor. -I met t...
I have spent over $100,000 in student loans while at SCAD. There so many things I love about my school, especially the photography department. Your fo...
A great place to learn great things from great professors (most of the time) while living under a fascist regime. I was convinced to go to art scho...
The dedication and friendliness of the faculty is overwhelming. The professors are genuinely interested in helping each of their students find a perso...
I've been going to SCAD for three years. The painting department here is something of a phenomenon. For a small department a lot of excellent work is ...
Ok, so, almost done with my first quarter as a freshman. So far, so good. The stuff that you've heard so far from other students about the safety and...
The painting department is great, faculty is friendly and helpful. The work is difficult but you really can see yourself grow after every quarter. Man...
SCAD is a great school that focuses on individual talent and skill. Not only do they appreciate your current skills, but they work you HARD to build o...
SCAD is a great school with excellent resources to get you where you want to be in life. The classes are hard, but you will get what you put in as lam...
I love SCAD! Yes the dining hall food SUCKS, all of the art supplies is ridiculously expensive, 2d design class is a total waste of time and money, i...
I am a junior in illustration with a minor in painting at SCAD. Personally I think this College is amazing, especially after moving from England to co...
I had a fantastic experience at S.C.A.D. Although I had a few dull professors most were excellent and several were deep lifelong influences. The facil...
The administration will do anything to make a buck, and are not from an intellectual background.
I guess the only thing you have to really worry about is the crazy bums that come out at night, they can get pretty serious. Mace. And the PaperMill...
The foundations education is thorough and useful. I find that some majors are better than others, and some are ignored more than others. The professor...
FYI: Beware of the fashion design department. The final show is based on a "vision" that is only revealed one month before the show and precludes your...
SCAD has many redeeming qualities, though there's a lot to be said negatively about it. The transportation system gets worse every quarter due to the ...
Great school
I attended SCAD Atlanta. Overall was a great experience. I end up transferring out and changing my major. Atlanta is a great exciting city. The studen...
I attended SCAD for 3 years because I transfered credits in from a community college in my home state. I was in Savannah for one semester then had to ...
Beautiful school but they are not all that.
Ok, so, almost done with my first quarter as a freshman. So far, so good. The stuff that you've heard so far from other students about the safety and...
SCAD, like all colleges, is exactly what you make it. Take teachers that challenge you. It's not hard to go on and pick the teache...
SCAD is how you make it out to be. If you take the initiative, chances are your life in SCAD will be pretty good. Participate in activities, festivals...

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