We want to help you through the admissions process

Have your student:

1. Complete the free online application.
2. Submit all official high school and/or college transcripts [or dated GED score report].
3. Complete a college visit + interview. Schedule a visit.
4. Gain acceptance to SAA.
5. Submit enrollment agreement and fee [$125, or $75 if paid by December 31, 2017].

Scholarships and Tuition Reduction

Has your student started preparing for SAA scholarship competitions?
The deadline for entry to scholarship competitions will be announced. Detailed information can be found at Scholarship and Tuition Awards.

Financial Aid

Ready to complete the FAFSA and discuss how you will fund your student’s education at saa?
Please visit Financial Aid for more information.

Housing and Roommates

Does your student need to move to Kettering?
Your student can download the Housing Guide or email our Housing Coordinator with any questions.


What does it cost to attend SAA?
To find the total yearly cost to attend SAA, including tuition and fees, room and board [SAA does not provide on-campus housing], transportation, and the laptop computer, please visit Tuition and Fees.

What is Advertising Art and its relationship to Graphic Design?
Basically, advertising art refers to graphic design used in the field of advertising. For a more thorough explanation, visit our page on advertising art and also check out AIGA’s “What is Graphic Design” guide.

What do you mean by 93-100% job placement?
The skills our students are taught while at SAA qualify them for jobs in advertising, graphic design, marketing, and visual communication fields. For more information on placement rates, visit Career Services.

What types of jobs are available and what is the average salary?
SAA graduates may work as graphic designers, web designers, productions artists, photographers, art directors, creative directors, freelance designers, and may own and operate their own design firms or advertising agencies. SAA graduates who completed the program in 2015 and who reported their salaries earned up to $40,000.

Other Questions? Call 877-300-9866.