Welcome to SCAD

Offering more degree programs and specializations than any other art and design university, SCAD is uniquely qualified to prepare talented students for professional, creative careers.

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Mission, vision and values

SCAD prepares talented students for creative professions through engaged teaching and learning in a positively oriented university environment.

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SCAD history

Read about SCAD’s history and how it became The University for Creative Careers.

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SCAD SERVE brings together SCAD students, alumni, faculty, and staff to develop sophisticated design solutions and services that improve quality of life.

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SCAD2020 is an evolutionary workstream representing our collective design for the future of SCAD.

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Inclusion at SCAD

The SCAD office of inclusion engages students, faculty, and staff to ensure a culture in which all people feel welcomed, valued, respected, and empowered to thrive.

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