Pre-college summer programs

This summer, explore new avenues of artistic development and spark your imagination at The University for Creative Careers. SCAD offers summer programs for high school students of all ages to pursue art and design disciplines while working alongside peers from all over the world. With exceptional buildings, extensive equipment and inspirational settings, SCAD summer programs offer ideal opportunities for artists at all levels to create, learn and grow.

SCAD Rising Star

Incoming high school seniors ready for a college experience benefit from the challenging and exciting atmosphere of SCAD Rising Star. Enrolling in two college-level classes and building professional portfolios, SCAD Rising Star participants benefit from all of the perks of being a SCAD student — from the vast creative environments to the renowned faculty.

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Summer seminars

SCAD Summer Seminars offer weeklong workshops for high school students who have completed their freshman, sophomore or junior years. Students gain valuable experience while developing their creativity through exciting art and design projects.

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SCAD eStar

High school and home-school students who meet or exceed the admission criteria for joint enrollment may be eligible for half-tuition courses through the SCAD eLearning pre-college scholarship. This allows students to accelerate their college education by taking college-level courses online while still in high school.

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