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The Savannah College of Art and Design

Art & Design Department Scores
Students who would return
Would not - 30/19
Student Surveys
(in Art & Design Department)
Males: 14, Females: 35
Average Yrs. Completed: 2.1

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:3.8 High
Actual difficulty:3.7 High
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

Art & Design Department:

(I have plenty to say, so those who aren't sure whether or not SCAD is the right school, please at least skim through this one) SCAD likes to appea...
SCAD was an excellent experience for me. The one thing that stood out the most was the level of the prof.'s knowledge in the area of expertise. Honest...
Doesn't worth the money. At all. First of all they lie everybody about the scholarship. First they say that you've received this much as an ANNUAL am...
The college is a business. They treat you like a number and if it was a business it would be a poor business. It costs a lot to attend SCAD and the...
This is a review for the Atlana SCAD (Savannah College of Art and Design). I'm an Illustration major. The Foundation courses were good, of course li...
I don't even know if it was worth it. Don't get me wrong, I learned a lot and experienced a lot; couldn't tell you if SCAD itself was corrupt or not b...
This is a review for the Atlana SCAD (Savannah College of Art and Design). I'm an Illustration major. The Foundation courses were good, of course li...
I found the years I spent at SCAD to be exactly what I made of them... Some of the best years of my life. I learned A LOT and had a lot of fun in a ci...
SCAD is a joke. Unfortunately I did not realize this until it was too late. I was graduated and owed loans over $100,000 in total. I've been a graduat...
I am a junior, majoring in both Fibers and Historic Preservation. My experience at SCAD has been largely positive. The city and the surrounding coast ...
I choose SCAD because it is an university unlike any other and its variety of opportunity is unmatched. I wanted something different out of my college...
SCAD provided the essentials i needed for my field. The confidence in showing my work and being able to take critiques and understanding on how to imp...
SCAD is everything I could ever ask for from a university education wise. The professors are here to help you learn and they set up extra help session...
SCAD was the best choice I have ever made. I am asked all the time if i could do it again, would i choose SCAD? YES I would do it all the same again...
After attending what I thought was my "dream school" for less that a full year (two quarters) I left with an absolute distaste in my mouth. SCAD is no...
SCAD is a joke. I went there for 3 years. I had the worst time. I was on the Deans List pretty much ever quarter. I left SCAD because a guy I didn't k...
I'm going to filter out as many of my negative experiences as I can in order to remain credible; but I do definitely have some issues with my experien...
I absolutely love SCAD. It has the best quality of education I've seen anywhere, as well as some of the best people. SCAD has a different atmosphere, ...
Some thoughts about the SCAD Fashion Department from an insider as of 2010. There is no Chairperson - nobody wants the job. The Dean is new and in...
I'm a current online transfer student, completing a BA in Sequential Art. I had high expectations of SCAD but in general they have not been met. The f...
The professors are essentially a grab bag. You will find some that are amazing at what they do, some that have never taught the subject before. This s...
SCAD came highly recommended from a friend of my mother's and she pushed me to come here. Classes are, in general, okay. One of my classes was cancell...
Lies and Discrimination
I'm going to graduate here in a few months from the Sequential Art department, and I have to say that this has been the best experience in a college t...
Before reading, consider my situation: Japanese-American Painting Major from Iowa. Need not take any non-art-related courses because of AP classes and...
After attending for less than one semester, I have found SCAD to be an illegal money pit where professors make you feel like you are an idiot and don'...
The Film department at SCAD is a huge let down. Every student hear is a Quentin Tarantino/martin Scorcesse reject. There is no originality. All the...
You get what you give. If you party all weekend and dont do your work, youre not going to like it at SCAD.
Excellent design school, definitely get the most from the course of study if you are willing to put in the extra work. When presented with a hard work...
SCAD-Atlanta was easy to get in but staying in is the problem. Coming in as a freshmen with no type of art background scared me. Fortunately my arroga...
Where does my money go?!!?!?!?
in response to the last review, there were students robbed at gun point in the dyson dorms, it happened in the spring quarter of 07', i still have all...
SCAD doesn't prepare you for outside in the real world, especially not computer majors. It's full of hope and a "you can do it!" attitude until maybe ...
Great school, great facilities, shitty city and location of campus.
I graduated in SCAD in 2015. and have worked as Student Ambassador, Resident Assistant, and Summer Seminar Assistant for SCAD. I must say that SCAD ha...
Spent 4 great years at SCAD. Great facilities, helpful teachers (you get to pick them, some are known to challenge you, some not, choose wisely, after...
It is extremely difficult to get larger scholarships than awarded in your first year. Most of the people working for scad, excluding professors, are ...
I expected to go to SCAD thinking it was my dream school, an art school, somewhere I could finally be with people like me. When in reality it seems mo...
I'm going to filter out as many of my negative experiences as I can in order to remain credible; but I do definitely have some issues with my experien...
Savannah College of Art and Design is the biggest waste of money, time, and energy. After the school gets your money, they do not care what happens to...
I am hugely disappointed with my undergraduate experience. I graduated at the top of my class and cannot find a job. SCAD promises a 95% placement rat...
I completely regret my decision to go to the "school". First off, the foundations, are terrible. It was pretty much just high school art classes. I...
In the two years I've been at SCAD, overall I feel a bit... meh. Granted, there were other factors that contributed to this feeling (mostly problems ...
This has been my first quarter at SCAD and I like it here.I haven't run into anybody that hasn't liked it here. I love that you only have classes four...
Well, I have enjoyed most of my professors here ar SCAD. They are predominantly kind and accessible. The students are scene-y dipwads, but welcome to ...
I transferred to SCAD from MICA, one of those more elite, Northern, East-Coast art schools that some of these complainers think SCAD falls short of. S...
I remember looking at this website when I was doing research about SCAD and thinking - Oh my, is it that bad? No, it's not. While some people I know ...
SCAD is awesome. If you can't find something to do in the surrounding area, it's because you don't want to be here. If you are bored, you do your home...
The school is very demanding but the professors are helpful. I am confident I will get a job with a good company when I graduate. I grew up in Balt...
I went to SCAD for approximately 3 months, and I can honestly say that I 95% of the time I spent there. It was my 2nd to last choice school, so I admi...
SCAD leaves a LOT to be desired. It is not a real art school; rather it is a business venture run and marketed (very cleverly and manipulatively) by...
I expected to go to SCAD thinking it was my dream school, an art school, somewhere I could finally be with people like me. When in reality it seems mo...
Let me start by saying i have every reason to tell people not to go to SCAD. I recently went through a major medical emergency (bad enough to be in th...
I have never seen or heard of anything that these negative comments point out. I guess I saw the good side of SCAD. I thought SCAD was a great school ...
SCAD-ATL is a good "general knowledge" school for artists, at about 4 times the price. The ONLY true good thing about this college are the professors ...
I would like to reinstate that the prevalence of crime in this town is quite horrific. On the campus tour the guides certainly did not inform us as to...
I am a 38 year old, single mother and what is considered a non-traditional student. I gave up a very lucrative career to go back to school and after c...

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