Savannah College of Art and Design

Savannah College Of Art And Design

Urban Design


SCAD Savannah

P.O. Box 77300

Savannah, GA 31402

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

At SCAD, lectures, seminars and studios provide a broad range of tools for consensus seeking, place making, landscape urbanism, urban preservation, economic strategies and emerging technologies. Students examine infrastructure, landscape, building density, site adaptation and remediation, and water in the urban environment through the lens of emerging sustainable urban design practices utilized throughout the world. Students learn the perspectives of global urban design, taking into account cultural and geophysical indices of urban form. At SCAD, students and faculty collaborate to address international issues in cities on all continents. The city of Savannah has one of the world’s most admired urban plans, spanning vast architectural periods and providing an inspiring context for the study of urban design. SCAD offers the Master of Urban Design degree for students with an undergraduate degree in architecture or a related design discipline. The postprofessional Master of Architecture Degree with an emphasis in urban design (see architecture section of this catalog) offers advanced design study, independent work and critical thinking in a global context for students who have completed an accredited professional degree in architecture or its equivalent.


The Savannah College of Art and Design is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

International Student Requirements:

SCAD welcomes students from throughout the world. Please see website for international student requirements.

Facts & Figures

In State Tuition (per year): 30960 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 30960 USD

Classification: Specialized Institution—School of art, music, or design

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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