Founded in 1978 by Richard G. Rowan, Paula S. Wallace, May L. Poetter and Paul E. Poetter
Type of institution: Private, nonprofit, accredited
President: Paula S. Wallace
Mascot: Art the Bee
Colors: Gold and black
The Savannah College of Art and Design is a private, nonprofit, accredited institution conferring bachelor's and master's degrees at distinctive locations and online to prepare talented students for professional careers. The diverse student body of approximately 10,500 comes from all 50 United States, three U.S. territories and nearly 100 countries worldwide. The education and career preparation of each student are nurtured and cultivated by a faculty of more than 700 professors with extraordinary academic credentials and valuable professional experience. Through individual attention in an inspiring university environment, and with advanced, professional-level technology, equipment and learning resources, SCAD is uniquely qualified to provide an exceptional education and unparalleled career preparation. SCAD has garnered acclaim from respected organizations and publications; see the latest at scad.edu/recognition.
Memberships: American Academy in Rome, Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture, Atlanta Regional Council for Higher Education, EDUCASE, eLearning Guild, Georgia Foundation for Independent Colleges, National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, Sloan Consortium, Southeastern College Art Conference, U.S. Distance Learning Association.
Accreditation: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, National Architectural Accrediting Board, Council for Interior Design Accreditation, Georgia Professional Standards Commission, Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications, South Carolina Commission on Higher Education. For a complete description of institutional and programmatic accreditations, visit www.scad.edu/about.
For more information about academic programs, student life, admission and financial aid, visit www.scad.edu.
Live chat with SCAD admission representatives: www.scad.edu/admission
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