Study abroad at SCAD Lacoste

How to apply

Considerations for the SCAD Lacoste program are limited to students who are in good standing with the university. Additionally, factors for acceptance include GPA, faculty references, class standing and seat availability. Students currently enrolled at SCAD have priority; however, non-SCAD students may apply.

For acceptance, students must complete the application in its entirety and have a staff adviser (student success or graduate adviser) sign off on course selections via an Advising Confirmation form. Students will be prompted by the application system to upload this form. Therefore, students interested in applying should schedule an appointment with their staff adviser prior to completing the application.

Non-SCAD students may apply by contacting the office of study abroad at studyabroad@scad.edu or 912.525.4786.

 

Criteria for study abroad

In adherence with the policies stated in the SCAD catalog, considerations for travel abroad to Lacoste and other international SCAD locations are limited to students in good standing with the university. Additionally, faculty references, class standing and seat availability are factors for acceptance. All applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • 30+ credits
  • 2.5 GPA

For acceptance, students must complete the application in its entirety, and have their student success or graduate adviser sign off on course selections via an Advising Confirmation form. Those who do not complete this form will not be considered active applicants.

 

Tuition and fees

SCAD undergraduate tuition is US$3,910 per course; see your student success adviser for an academic and financial overview.
View more details about undergraduate tuition at SCAD Lacoste

SCAD graduate tuition is US$4,005 per course; see your graduate adviser for an academic and financial overview.
View more details about graduate tuition at SCAD Lacoste

Program fee: US$6,550
The program fee covers housing, meals, two all-campus excursions, a four-night and five-day Paris excursion, site visit fees, ground transportation on arrival and departure days, transportation for academic field trips and printing fees. Current scholarships and financial aid may apply. Participants are responsible for all personal expenses, supplies, and lunch and dinner during the Paris excursion.

International emergency insurance: US$80

 

Travel

Each program participant can arrange his/her own flight to and from Europe or have SCAD handle such travel arrangements; estimated cost ranges from US$1,400 to US$2,200. Students who book travel through SCAD will be charged a flat rate of US$2,100 for summer quarter, or US$1,900 for all other quarters. Travel policies are explained in detail in the acceptance materials. SCAD travel arrangements must be submitted before the deadline indicated. Students should plan to book travel after official acceptance into the program.

Spring 2016 timeline

Applications available through MySCAD
Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015

You are encouraged to register as early as possible. Classes fill up quickly.

Applications (round 1)

Applications due
Monday, Nov. 9, 2015

Application notification
Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015

Accepted student reservation deposit due date (US$850)
Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015

 

Applications (round 2)

Round 2 applications will only be open if space is available from round 1.

Applications due
Monday, Nov. 30, 2015

Application notification
Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015

Accepted student reservation deposit due date (US$850)
Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015

 
Program participants registered for courses
Study abroad will handle registration for Lacoste participants; students taking eLearning courses will register themselves during their normal time ticket.
Monday, Feb. 15, 2016
Pre-departure orientation
10 a.m., Oglethorpe House Ballroom
Friday, Jan. 29, 2016
Travel due for students wanting to book through SCAD Friday, Feb. 5, 2016
Balance of tuition and fees due Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Departure from U.S. to France Thursday, March 31, 2016
Arrival in France Friday, April 1, 2016
Departure from Lacoste Tuesday, May 31, 2016
 

Summer 2016 timeline

Applications available through MySCAD
Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015

You are encouraged to register as early as possible. Classes fill up quickly.

Applications (round 1)

Applications due
Monday, Nov. 23, 2015

Application notification
Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015

Accepted student reservation deposit due date (US$850)
Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015

 

Applications (round 2)

Round 2 applications will only be open if space is available from round 1.

Applications due
Monday, Jan. 18, 2016

Application notification
Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016

Accepted student reservation deposit due date (US$850)
Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016

 
Program participants registered for courses
Study abroad will handle registration for Lacoste participants; students taking eLearning courses will register themselves during their normal time ticket.
Monday, May 11, 2015
Pre-departure orientation
10 a.m., Oglethorpe House Ballroom
Friday, Feb. 26, 2016
Travel due for students wanting to book through SCAD Friday, March 11, 2016
Balance of tuition and fees due Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Departure from U.S. to France Thursday, June 23, 2016
Arrival in France Friday, June 24, 2016
Departure from Lacoste Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016
 

Fall 2016 timeline

Applications available through MySCAD
Monday, Feb. 1, 2016

You are encouraged to register as early as possible. Classes fill up quickly.

Applications (round 1)

Applications due
Friday, March 11, 2016

Application notification
Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Accepted student reservation deposit due date (US$850)
Monday, April 4, 2016

 

Applications (round 2)

Round 2 applications will only be open if space is available from round 1.

Applications due
Friday, April 29, 2016

Application notification
Monday, May 9, 2016

Accepted student reservation deposit due date (US$850)
Thursday, May 19, 2016

 
Program participants registered for courses
Study abroad will handle registration for Lacoste participants; students taking eLearning courses will register themselves during their normal time ticket.
Monday, May 9, 2016
Pre-departure orientation
10 a.m., Oglethorpe House Ballroom
Friday, May 13, 2016
Post-acceptance materials and SCAD Travel form due Friday, May 20, 2016
Balance of tuition and fees due Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Departure from U.S. to France Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016
Arrival in France Friday, Sept.16, 2016
Departure from Lacoste Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016