|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
Can I get into SCAD? The school has a 93% acceptance rate. Last year, 9,174 out of 9,878 applicants were admitted making Savannah College of Art and Design an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 41 percent. Savannah College of Art and Design typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 27% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||580|
|SAT Math 25th||530|
|SAT Composite 25th||1110|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||680|
|SAT Math 75th||620|
|SAT Composite 75th||1300|
|Estimated Average SAT||1210|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Savannah College of Art and Design?
Savannah College of Art and Design typically requires applicants to be in the top 39 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1110 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1010. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1210 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 65 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1300 and Above||Good||>96%|
|1205 to 1300||Avg +||93%-96%|
|1110 to 1205||Avg -||89%-93%|
|1015 to 1110||Reach||82%-89%|
|Less than 1015||Low||<82%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||21|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||21|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||29|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||27|
|Estimated Average ACT||24|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into SCAD?
Admission data indicates that SCAD regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. 52 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Savannah College of Art and Design.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|27 and Above||Good||>96%|
|24 to 27||Avg +||93%-96%|
|21 to 24||Avg -||89%-93%|
|18 to 21||Reach||82%-89%|
|Less than 18||Low||<82%|
You will need above average high school grades to get into Savannah College of Art and Design. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Savannah College of Art and Design was 3.46 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 3.46 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as SCAD accepts 93% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||21%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||17%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||15%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||11%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||2%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Reach|
76% of Savannah College of Art and Design freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||16%|
|Top 25% of class||42%|
|Top 50% of class||76%|
|Bottom 50% of class||24%|
|Bottom 25% of class||6%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||25%||30%||27%|
What are the requirements for admission to Savannah College of Art and Design and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=140951 IPEDS survey data for Savannah College of Art and Design.