Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Minneapolis, MN

Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Minneapolis, MN

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Tuition & Fees

$41,794

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

30%

male

70%

female

10

students

1

faculty

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Selective

54%

acceptance rate

Accepted 380
Declined 315
Total Received 695
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Private

754

undergraduate students

108

graduate students

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Location

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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 862
Established in 1886
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

Seven-acre, urban campus in Minneapolis (population: 422,331). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
38%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
80%
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 $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Application deadline (priority deadline) February 15
Application deadline (final deadline) April 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Selective

54%

acceptance rate

Accepted 380
Declined 315
Total Received 695

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Formal demonstration of competencies
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Admission test scores

Neither required nor recommended

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

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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

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

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Financial Aid

97%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$21,801

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $41,344
Additional fees $450
Books & supplies $3,164
Total $44,958
Average Financial Aid - $21,801
Total with Avg. Aid $23,157

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,385,210
State $1,203,146
Institutional $10,213,049
Other external $188,632
Total $12,990,037

Non-need-based

Federal $120,376
State $9,052
Institutional $2,180,338
Other external $21,597
Total $2,331,363

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 874-6223, extension 2
F: 612 874-3701
financialaid@mcad.edu

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects.
Cinematography and Film/Video Production.
Design and Applied Arts, Other.
Digital Arts.
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Furniture Design and Manufacturing.
Graphic Design.
Painting.
Photography.
Sculpture.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Illustration
  2. Animation
  3. Graphic Design

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art

862

total students

60%

in-state

40%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

87%

754
students

Female
70%
525

Male
30%
229

13%

108
students

Female
71%
77

Male
29%
31

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

729
students

Female
70%
511

Male
30%
218

3%

25
students

Female
56%
14

Male
44%
11

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
65%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

22%

Students are transfer students

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
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Recommended of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: April 1

Spring: December 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

63

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

57

semester hours

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International Students

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

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