Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Boston, MA

Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Boston, MA

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Tuition & Fees

$14,200

$39,800

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

27%

male

73%

female

9

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,881
Declined 796
Total Received 2,677
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Public

2,344

undergraduate students

158

graduate students

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School Facts

The Massachusetts College of Art and Design, founded in 1873, is a public college. Its five-acre campus is located in the Fenway area of Boston.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 2,502
Established in 1873
Coeducational Coeducational

Five-acre, urban campus in Boston (population: 685,094). Served by air, bus, and train. School operates shuttle service within limited range of campus. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

Massachusetts College of Art and Design
621 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA
02115

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
43%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
85%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $70
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) February 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Not used SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,881
Declined 796
Total Received 2,677

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Formal demonstration of competencies
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-prepatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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Financial Aid

82%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$7,338

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $1,030
Room & board $14,800
Additional fees $13,170
Books & supplies $2,000
Total $31,000
Average Financial Aid - $7,338
Total with Avg. Aid $23,662

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,670,395
State $841,676
Institutional $5,373,940
Other external
Total $8,886,011

Non-need-based

Federal $119,040
State
Institutional $2,468,713
Other external $524,225
Total $3,111,978
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P: 617 879-7850
F: 617 879-7880
aurelio.ramirez@massart.edu

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art Teacher Education.
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics.
Cinematography and Film/Video Production.
Crafts/Craft Design, Folk Art and Artisanry.
Design and Applied Arts, Other.
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
Environmental Design/Architecture.
Fashion/Apparel Design.
Fiber, Textile and Weaving Arts.
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other.
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Graphic Design.
Industrial and Product Design.
Intermedia/Multimedia.
Jewelry Arts.
Painting.
Photography.
Sculpture.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Illustration
  2. Graphic Design
  3. Animation

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

2,502

total students

79%

in-state

21%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

94%

2,344
students

Female
73%
1,706

Male
27%
638

6%

158
students

Female
60%
95

Male
40%
63

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

76%

1,771
students

Female
74%
1,305

Male
26%
466

24%

573
students

Female
70%
401

Male
30%
172

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
50%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
21%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

7%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: February 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

69

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

51

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 30
Countries most often represented China
Japan
Mexico
Russia
South Korea
Turkey
Special services offered for international applicants
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