Get the full treatment as a SCAD graphic design student

The SCAD graphic design program provides students with an academic environment that matches the creative agencies where alumni lead thriving careers. Through SCADpro, the university's in-house design studio, students have collaborated with Fortune 500 companies like BMW, Disney, General Electric, and more. Career-defining opportunities and partnerships like these are frequent at SCAD, and prepare alumni for powerful positions at Amazon, Mattel, NBC, Snapchat, Target, Warner Bros., and more.

Creative spaces you'll love

SCAD offers graphic design degrees in Savannah, Atlanta, and online via SCAD eLearning. At each location, students have access to the latest technology and comprehensive resources for creating brand strategies from the ground up. Online, students are provided the same resources and support as students attending any of SCAD's on-ground locations.

Premium tools always at your fingertips:

  • iMac workstations
  • Cintiq tablets and pen displays with Mac Pros
  • iPad tablets, Samsung Galaxy Tabs and Kindle Fire HD tablets
  • Oakley Airwave 1.5 Goggles with Heads up display
  • Adobe Creative Cloud (always up-to-date and free for download)
  • Epson printers and plotters
  • Lassco Wizer creaser/scorers
  • Docugem stack cutters
  • ISP Rapid saddle-stitch staplers
  • Akiles WireMac-Duo binders
  • Ample studio space for collaborative discussions and larger presentations
  • Resource room with professional and student work samples
  • Tabloid size laser printers, large format inkjet printers and plotters, and saddle stitch stapling machine
  • Light table, portfolio shooting station and access to woodshop and letterpress shop

Step into the spotlight

SCAD's annual events calendar is packed with signature events drawing big names, global press and exclusive access for students.

SCADstyle

Join top design minds for three days of real talk and unfiltered conversations at SCADstyle. Through lectures, workshops, and panels with international influencers and luminaries, SCAD students draw inspiration and form lasting connections with top names in art, fashion, and modern design.

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Learn from graphic design legends

Every year, SCAD hosts a variety of authorities whose expertise guides SCAD students. From workshops and panel discussions to master classes and one-on-one critiques, students have unprecedented access to innovative fashion influencers.

Recent guests include:

  • Snowboard designer Aaron Draplin
  • AIGA medalist Joe Duffy
  • SCAD alumnus and visual artist Ping Homeric
  • The Coca-Cola Company senior creative director Henry Kim
  • FontLab CEO Thomas Phinney
  • Pentagram partner DJ Stout
  • SCAD alumna and Droga5 senior art director Ramona Todoca
  • Grammy Award-winning graphic designer Stefan Sagmeister 
  • Google's UX visual design team

Make your SCAD experience even more unforgettable

Spend a quarter abroad at SCAD Lacoste, the university's international location, or explore other study abroad trips SCAD offers to gain cultural perspective, add a worldly dimension to your résumé, and draw inspiration from the sights, sounds, and characters of an entirely new setting.

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