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The Savannah College of Art and Design

Breakdown of “Collaboration/Competitive” at SCAD/SAD

By Gender
By Major
Architecture & Urban Planning DepartmentA+
Art & Design DepartmentB
Computer ScienceA
Design Arts - Industrial Design/Graphic Design/etcB-
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etcC+
History/Histories (art history/etc.)B
Industrial DesignA-
Interior DesignB-
Music - Composition/TheoryA
Perfomance ArtsC-

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Collaboration/Competitive compared with similar schools in class.

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


The dedication and friendliness of the faculty is overwhelming. The professors are genuinely interested in helping each of their students find a perso...Read full comment
As art schools go, SCAD is really as good as they get. I came from the Midwest, so I was kind of limited in where I could go, and SCAD was really the...Read full comment
This is Part Two of my Advice Review...I forgot to say something else about SCAD's catalog which was on the subject of crime. I visited Savannah in 2...Read full comment
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...Read full comment
I attend SCAD in Atlanta. I truly enjoy the experiences here that i have learned from so far. The classes that I am taking are all good to me and are ...Read full comment
I am EXTREMELY surprised by many of the various comments and ratings SCAD has recieved. I suppose i might be more greatful than ssome to find this gem...Read full comment
SCAD can be a good school. Alot of my friends really enjoy it here, but as for me, I really just don't. The city is unsafe and unclean. It is very ...Read full comment
I must add my own two cents in this mirage of SCAD bashing. I have been a student of the college for the past three years and I love it. I have heard ...Read full comment
I attended SCAD Atlanta. Overall was a great experience. I end up transferring out and changing my major. Atlanta is a great exciting city. The studen...Read full comment
I'm currently studying Fashion Marketing & Management at SCAD. The Program is fairly new, but that is no excuse to SCAD, which does have the money and...Read full comment
I have so much I can say about SCAD, but I'll try to keep it short. First off: I'm an Animation major, with a double minor in Illustration and Seque...Read full comment
My experience at the Savannah College of Art and Design was short lived. I attended for about a year and I enjoyed most of my stay. There are many...Read full comment
... And I haven't done sports since high school, but some of the most hardworking students here are the ones balancing training and competitions on t...Read full comment
This is a school for kids who couldn't get into a respectable art school. Most of which cannot, or do not, read. The city is beautiful and it draws pe...Read full comment
... " This attitude creates a lax environment for friendly competition between classmates, and in turn prevents student's from pushing their creative...Read full comment
Oh SCAD... where do I start? I am a photography major and also a transfer student from New Hampshire, and this upcoming quarter will be my third and l...Read full comment
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...Read full comment
I had a fantastic experience at S.C.A.D. Although I had a few dull professors most were excellent and several were deep lifelong influences. The facil...Read full comment
(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...Read full comment
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...Read full comment
Some majors are better organized than others, but I'd say the school is always working to get a better experience for it's students. The networking al...Read full comment
I definately recomend this school. This is not a big city but a friendly one which makes it easier to settle with the change. If you really love the a...Read full comment
My expectations of SCAD have not been upheald. It IS NOT limited by the collection of quality professors and resources, which I must say are above...Read full comment
SCAD is a joke! Stay away! I was a Sequential art major. I am now working for DC Comics only thanks to my mentor, who I had to seek out myself sinc...Read full comment
I have had a great experience at SCAD-Savannah. I have had tons of great teachers as well as amazing facilities to work in. True any university is not...Read full comment
Think long and hard before you go to SCAD. Visit the school and talk to students. Read online reviews. Look at where the alumni have gone. Think LONG ...Read full comment
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...Read full comment
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...Read full comment
To all students considering going to SCAD please, please make your OWN decision. You might notice, but this site offers a lot of criticism towards SC...Read full comment
I have gone to SCAD for one year, but will be transferring. Now, my transferring to a different University has nothing to do with SCAD, besides the fa...Read full comment
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 ...Read full comment
Great school, great facilities, shitty city and location of campus.Read full comment
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...Read full comment
If you were one of those kids that hated Phys. Ed. this could well be the place for you. At scad you are surrounded by the kids that got picked last f...Read full comment
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...Read full comment
First of all, I am glad to see that I am not the only one who has found that the social world at SCAD is next to nothing. So far I have only encounter...Read full comment
This school is all about money. When you walk across the stage at graduation paula is shaking the hand of $100,000, not a student. The city looks nice...Read full comment
Savannah is a city in transition. It has improved greatly in the last 4 years. lot's of renovation and the police have finally gotten control of crime...Read full comment
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...Read full comment
It may not be the right time to write a review about SCAD, seeing that it is my first semester here, but I will write nonetheless, noticing the lack o...Read full comment
I first heard about SCAD from a college rep who came and did a presentation at my high school, i was impressed by this as few other schools did this. ...Read full comment
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...Read full comment
I'm a Broadcast design major who's been through quite alot in the 3 years I've been here. First of all, the classes are great and you'll learn alot...Read full comment
scad isn't my ideal choice of school. its way too expensive which is for the main reason why I have decided to transfer next quarter. i made some fri...Read full comment
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...Read full comment
SCAD has many redeeming qualities, though there's a lot to be said negatively about it. The transportation system gets worse every quarter due to the ...Read full comment
This is an arts school catered towards BUILDING a career - not simply getting a job. It teaches you to understand your field as well as the market. ...Read full comment
The painting department is great, faculty is friendly and helpful. The work is difficult but you really can see yourself grow after every quarter. Man...Read full comment
... The few talented students here are immensely talented, but there is not enough competition here to keep you thoroughly engaged whatsoever ...Read full comment
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...Read full comment
I fell in love with Savannah the first time I came to visit. I didn't have to be 'recruited' because I knew instantly that SCAD was where I wanted to ...Read full comment
Scad is a great school for artists and designers. The city is beautiful but safety is a big concern. LOTS of people I know have been robbed at gun poi...Read full comment
If you visit an expensive restaurant, you expect GREAT service, GREAT food, and a GREAT atmosphere. If not, you are being ripped off. Right? SCAD i...Read full comment
I've gone to SCAD for two quarers now. Having transfered from a different school - I can't say there's much to commend SCAD. For what I'm paying -...Read full comment
Imagine this: It's high school again, and you're hanging out with the social outcasts of the school, gamers, goths, punks, geeks, etc. Out of all thes...Read full comment
... I don't feel passion, talent, competition, professionalism ...Read full comment
You'll definitely read a lot of negative things about SCAD on the internet, but I know that many (if not most) students have a positive experience; yo...Read full comment
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 ...Read full comment
I really enjoy being a part of SCAD, and I feel like there is the opportunity for students to grow and get good jobs... but only if they take advantag...Read full comment
SCAD is a wonderful school! I went to RISD (Rhode Island School of Design) for two years and I hated it! RISD is way more conservative than SCAD. My b...Read full comment
SCAD’s whole mission statement is to prepare students for careers in the arts. This is evident in classroom settings, lectures, and extrac...Read full comment
SCAD has a lot of crazy stories about it going around that are pretty far-fetched. The city isn't great, but you shouldn't choose a school based on w...Read full comment
Oh SCAD... where do I start? I am a photography major and also a transfer student from New Hampshire, and this upcoming quarter will be my third and l...Read full comment
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...Read full comment
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...Read full comment

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