Apply to Rising Star

2015 application timeline
Sept. 1 Application available online
May 1 US$250 (HK$1,940) program fee and all forms due

Nonrefundable

June 1 Balance due
After May 15 Completed application packets reviewed on a space-available basis

 

Invoices are sent at the time of acceptance; however, if acceptance is granted after payment due dates, fees are due upon acceptance.

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Admission

Admission to Rising Star is highly selective and preference is granted to applicants with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale, a strong visual arts portfolio, and demonstration of maturity, leadership and responsibility.

Admission requirements

  • Completed online application
  • US$40/HK$310 nonrefundable application fee
  • Official high school/secondary school transcript
  • Proof of English proficiency for those whose first language is not English
  • Students applying must be a current high school junior.

 

Supplemental materials

SCAD may request supplemental materials if needed.

  • Letter of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose
  • List of achievements
  • Portfolio
  • Official report of SAT or ACT scores for citizens or permanent residents of the United States (optional for Rising Star admission; required for freshman admission)
  • If applicable, any other documents or materials required to obtain a student visa

Portfolios are evaluated on the following qualitative measures: aesthetic awareness, composition, drawing, design, color perception, spatial perception, quality of presentation, technique and originality. Strong 2-D and 3-D work that shows attention to technique, drawing, scale and original design are favorably considered.

Contact

Rising Star Atlanta
P.O. Box 77300
Atlanta, GA 30357
404.253.2700 or 877.722.3285
scadatl@scad.edu

Rising Star Hong Kong
292 Tai Po Road
Sham Shui Po
Kowloon
Hong Kong
852.2253.8044
admission_hk@scad.edu

Rising Star Savannah
P.O. Box 2072
Savannah, GA 31402
912.525.5100 or 800.869.7223
admission@scad.edu

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