Tuition & Fees

$37,812

$37,812

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
28%
500-599
52%
400-499
11%
300-399
3%
600-699
19%
500-599
31%
400-499
33%
300-399
17%
700-800
6%
600-699
19%
500-599
50%
400-499
17%
300-399
8%
30-36
15%
24-29
32%
18-23
38%
12-17
15%
30-36
4%
24-29
29%
18-23
41%
12-17
26%
30-36
10%
24-29
33%
18-23
48%
12-17
9%
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undergraduateRatios

29%

71%

male

female

1
11

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 415
Declined + 221
Total Received 636
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Private (nonprofit)

703

undergraduate students

100

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 803
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: 407,207). 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
38%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
90%
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
28%
500-599
52%
400-499
11%
300-399
3%
600-699
19%
500-599
31%
400-499
33%
300-399
17%
700-800
6%
600-699
19%
500-599
50%
400-499
17%
300-399
8%
30-36
15%
24-29
32%
18-23
38%
12-17
15%
30-36
4%
24-29
29%
18-23
41%
12-17
26%
30-36
10%
24-29
33%
18-23
48%
12-17
9%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
(may be waived if filed online)
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 Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 415
Declined + 221
Total Received 636

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
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 $1,289,341
State $768,613
Institutional $7,381,630
Other external $417,292
Total $9,856,876

Non-need-based

Federal $20,114
State $5,560
Institutional $1,603,304
Other external $141,564
Total $1,770,542

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

88%

703
students

Female
71%
496

Male
29%
207

Graduate

12%

100
students

Female
73%
73

Male
27%
27

undergraduateFull-time

97%

686
students

Female
71%
484

Male
29%
202

undergraduatePart-time

3%

17
students

Female
71%
12

Male
29%
5

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
64%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

71%

Transfer applicants accepted

49%

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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