The Savannah College of Art and Design is a private, nonprofit, accredited university, offering more than one hundred academic degree programs in more than forty majors across its locations in Atlanta and Savannah, Georgia; Hong Kong; Lacoste, France; and online via SCAD eLearning. SCAD enrolls more than 14,000 undergraduate and graduate students from more than one hundred countries. The innovative SCAD curriculum is enhanced by advanced professional-level technology, equipment, and learning resources, as well as opportunities for internships, professional certifications, and collaborative projects with corporate partners. In 2018 the prestigious Red Dot Design Rankings ranked SCAD first in the United States and in the top two universities in the Americas and Europe. Career preparation is woven into every fiber of the university, resulting in a superior alumni employment rate. According to a recent study, 99 percent of spring 2017 SCAD graduates were employed, pursuing further education, or both within ten months of graduation.
The SCAD Museum of Art is a premier contemporary art museum that features emerging and established international artists through commissioned works and rotating exhibitions; engages local communities with special initiatives of an international scope; and serves as a resource for SCAD students and alumni during their academic careers and beyond.