Private 4 Year

SCAD Tuition & Cost

Savannah, Georgia

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How much does it cost to attend?

Sticker Price
Costs for Savannah College of Art and Design
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,890
Other Fees$500
Room and Board $14,979
Other Expenses Budget$3,573

Annual Prices

The annual list price to attend Savannah College of Art and Design on a full time basis for 2020/2021 is $58,517 for all students regardless of their residency. This fee is comprised of $37,575 for tuition, $14,979 room and board, $1,890 for books and supplies and $500 for other fees. Out of state tuition for Savannah College of Art and Design is $37,575, the same as Georgia residents.

All price data is sourced from the 2020/2021 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Savannah College of Art and Design when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020
Net Price by Income Savannah College of Art and Design
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$40,834
$30,001 to $48,000$41,407
$48,001 to $75,000$44,631
$75,001 to $110,000$45,228

The average reported annual net price for Savannah College of Art and Design for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $45,798 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

Costs for Similar Colleges 

Financial Aid

98% of full-time undergrad Savannah College of Art and Design received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $12,824 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 44% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,103 and 12% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $29,144.

Finanical Aid Savannah College of Art and Design
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $12,824 98%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $11,027 97%
Pell Grants $4,583 20%
Other Federal Grants $1,960 15%
State and Local Grants $4,539 13%
Federal Student Loans $5,103 44%
Other Student Loans $29,144 12%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Savannah College of Art and Design, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $133,456. The loan balance of $133,456 is a four year multiple of the $33,364 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $1,273 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $133,456
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $1,273.32
Total Interest Paid $19,342.09
Sum of All Loan Payments $152,798.09

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
Year All Residents
1 $58,517
2 $59,571
3 $60,644
4 $61,737

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Savannah College of Art and Design to be $234,068 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 1.8% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Savannah College of Art and Design
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
All Residents $835 $2,505 $3,340

Estimated cost for a class at Savannah College of Art and Design based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Savannah College of Art and Design versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Savannah College of Art and Design Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan 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.