Tuition & Fees

$36,548

$36,548

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
30%
500-599
33%
400-499
27%
300-399
4%
600-699
9%
500-599
39%
400-499
48%
300-399
4%
600-699
24%
500-599
33%
400-499
30%
300-399
13%
30-36
19%
24-29
38%
18-23
29%
12-17
14%
30-36
3%
24-29
40%
18-23
32%
12-17
25%
30-36
7%
24-29
50%
18-23
39%
12-17
4%
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undergraduateRatios

34%

66%

male

female

1
11

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 367
Declined + 189
Total Received 556
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Private (nonprofit)

681

undergraduate students

118

graduate students

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School Facts

Minneapolis College of Art and Design, founded in 1886, is a private coeducational college. Its seven-acre campus is located in the urban community of Minneapolis, MN.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 799
Established in 1886
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Minneapolis, MN

Seven-acre, urban campus in Minneapolis (population: 400,070). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

Minneapolis College of Art and Design
2501 Stevens Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55404

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
36%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
62%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
30%
500-599
33%
400-499
27%
300-399
4%
600-699
9%
500-599
39%
400-499
48%
300-399
4%
600-699
24%
500-599
33%
400-499
30%
300-399
13%
30-36
19%
24-29
38%
18-23
29%
12-17
14%
30-36
3%
24-29
40%
18-23
32%
12-17
25%
30-36
7%
24-29
50%
18-23
39%
12-17
4%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted no
Application deadline February 15 (priority deadline)
April 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 367
Declined + 189
Total Received 556

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Essay
Particular talent/ability
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Recommendations

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Melissa Huybrecht
Associate Vice President, Enrollment Management & Director of Admissions
P: 800 874-6223, extension 1
F: 612 874-3701
admissions@mcad.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,122,019
State $736,617
Institutional $6,443,250
Other external $293,392
Total $8,595,278

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $1,378,186
Other external $192,703
Total $1,570,889

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Advertising
Animation
Cartoon/Comic Illustration
Drawing
Entrepreneurial Studies
Film/Video
Fine Arts
Furniture Design
Graphic Design
Illustration
Interactive Multimedia
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture
Sustainable Design
Visual Studies
Web/Multimedia Environments
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Undergraduate

85%

681
students

Female
66%
450

Male
34%
231

Graduate

15%

118
students

Female
68%
80

Male
32%
38

undergraduateFull-time

96%

659
students

Female
68%
443

Male
32%
216

undergraduatePart-time

4%

22
students

Female
32%
7

Male
68%
15

Student Break-down

4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
58%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
18%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

61%

Transfer applicants accepted

50%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.50
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: May 1

Spring: December 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

63

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

57

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 5
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Germany
India
Mexico
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact


Admissions Office
612 874-3760

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