SCAD: Atlanta’s Award-Winning Art & Design School

For those making the move to Atlanta to begin or continue their creative education, our luxury Peachtree apartments near SCAD are the perfect choice. Featuring sunny and spacious floor plans within a resort-style environment with manicured grounds and premium resident-exclusive amenities, our Peachtree apartments are a popular choice for Atlanta creatives. It’s no wonder why SCAD students of all ages choose to call 1660 Peachtree home. Hardworking students can blow off some steam in our resort-style pool, get in a good workout in our state-of-the-art workout facilities, or enjoy a cocktail with a friend on their private balcony. Here, it’s all about living the good life with a little dash of style.

Here in Atlanta, we like wowing newcomers with our beautifully-curated environments that celebrate art, culture, history, and nature. SCAD is no exception. Bursting with art, design and unique architecture around every corner, it’s hard to not feel inspired as soon as you step on campus. Here’s the run-down of one of the nation’s premier educational institutions for creatives, continually infusing Atlanta with a whole lot of art and personality.

Creative Degrees in More than 100 Areas of Study

Artists, designers, photographers, and actors flock to our Peachtree apartments near SCAD for good reason. Just a short walk from our luxury Atlanta apartments is an environment of creativity, inspiration, and support for creatives of all ages who go on to help shape their industries. Not only do SCAD students have tremendous opportunities for growth available to them on campus, but they can also enjoy the dynamic artistic and cultural history of Atlanta.

Whether you’re heading into freshman year or returning to the classroom for your masters, SCAD has a vast selection of programs for creative minds. In fact, they offer more than 100 areas of study, including animation, fashion, dramatic writing, luxury and fashion management, photography, performing arts, sound design, and many, many more. Clearly, the opportunities are endless, and students who attend SCAD are introduced to a wealth of knowledge throughout their educational careers.

With all these amazing degrees, you’ll be surrounded by some of the brightest, most creative minds in the south.

A Global Student Body in Atlanta and Beyond

While SCAD has a long-standing history of honoring the arts and culture of the American southeast, they have expanded their global reach. SCAD has locations in four places around the globe and continues to attract a student body from more than 100 countries. While their primary locations are in Savannah and Atlanta, students can also attend SCAD at their campuses in Lacoste, France, and Hong Kong. Students can also take advantage of the wealth of learning opportunities online, via eLearning, which makes it easier to finish a degree program in today’s fast-paced world.

The SCAD FASH Museum for Fashion & Film: A Look Behind the World’s Most Famous On-Film Fashion and more

When we plop down on the couch to watch our favorite shows, we don’t often think about all the creative work that goes behind the costumes. But one step inside the SCAD FASH Museum for Fashion & Film, and you’ll suddenly see how much time and dedication goes into on-film fashion. Be sure to check out their incredible exhibitions, such as “Dressing for Dystopia”, about costumes from The Handmaid’s Tale by Ane Crabtree.

But the SCAD FASH Museum for Fashion & Film goes even beyond fashion on camera. Their other exhibitions seek to educate about the history of fashion with their “Threads of History” exhibition, which dives into two hundred years of clothing design, and their in-depth exploration into shoe design with “Shoes: Pleasure and Pain”.

“Unapologetic Lines” submerges you into the art of fashion illustration, featuring the illustrious works of Marc-Antoine Coulon. If you love fashion design, this fascinating collection is sure to draw you in.

Local Art from Right Here at SCAD

The breadth and depth of the talent pool at SCAD is on display at the Trois Gallery. Located on the fourth floor of SCAD Atlanta, the Trois Gallery is an art gallery devoted exclusively to SCAD artists, showcasing artwork produced by SCAD students, professors, alumni, and nationally-recognized artists. Get a sense of the art that’s born right here in Atlanta and garner a fresh appreciation for how SCAD helps define Atlanta as a Southern hub for the arts.

SCAD on the Silver Screen

If you’re down for a movie marathon, SCADShow is the perfect place to bring a date or a group of friends for a dose of cinematic culture. SCADShow has been a staple of SCAD Atlanta since 1986. According to their website “SCADShow features two stages with a total of 560 seats” and is home to multiple Atlanta-area events. Here, you can enjoy watching some of the finest films in cinematic history with The Legacy Series. Grab some popcorn and enjoy the most iconic films from your childhood and beyond.

SCAD has plenty of fascinating opportunities for students and non-students alike. It’s worth checking out all they have to offer because you never know when you’ll be able to get inspired, whether on campus or out and about in Atlanta.

Why Students Love SCAD in Atlanta

To get a true sense of what life is like at SCAD, it’s best to talk to the students. Thankfully, SCAD has a long history of happy students who began illustrious careers within these walls. According to, SCAD students describe the culture here as “inspiring” and “a place where creatives come together.” Here’s what a few more of them have to say.

One senior says, “SCAD is very diverse when it comes to experimenting with different majors. Students have the opportunity to try classes from different majors that might help them choose what they really want to study. This gives them the chance to learn more about other majors and develop some new skills.”

A sophomore says, “I love that SCAD Is about helping students reach their full potential.”

Others report that workload can be overwhelming at times, but with teachers that genuinely care about student success, every student graduates with vastly improved skills, confidence, and opportunities for work.

Apartments Near SCAD Atlanta: For Creatives Who Love to Live in the Heart of it All

Our luxury Peachtree apartments in Atlanta are the perfect place for artists, designers, architects, actors, and other creatives to call home. Just steps from SCAD, art galleries, and live music venues, the creative soul will want for nothing at our luxury Peachtree apartments in Atlanta.

Come see all that life has to offer at our Peachtree apartments near SCAD. Go to our website and request a tour today. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff can help you choose the floor plan that works best for you, your art supplies, and your furry friend.

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