Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at SCAD are mainly White with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has high racial diversity. 46% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Savannah College of Art and Design students
Race Percent of Students
White 54%
Black 12%
Hispanic 9%
Asian 5%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
International 15%
Race Unknown 4%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 105% more female students than male students enrolled at Savannah College of Art and Design with a gender ratio of 67% women to 33% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, SCAD has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Savannah College of Art and Design students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 33%
Women 67%
Enrollment by gender for Savannah College of Art and Design students
Gender Number of Students
Men 4,618
Women 9,468

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
High

SCAD serves a high number of out-of-state students with 86% of the student body residing outside of Georgia or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Savannah College of Art and Design students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 14%
Out of State 69%
Foreign 17%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$71,588 per year

20% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
14,086
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 9.1%
Part time Undergrads 16.5%

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.

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