MINNEAPOLIS COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN, MINNEAPOLIS

Minneapolis, MinnesotaLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1886Established Year
  750Enrollment

Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD) is a private institute delivering visual arts-focused higher education in the city of Minneapolis, Minnesota.  It was established in 1886 and is popular for being one of the few top colleges offering a major in Comic Arts.

Highlights

University TypePrivate
Campus SettingUrban
UG Application PortalOfficial Website
Annual Endowment$52.8 mil
Student Retention RateNA
Work-Study ProgramYes
Mode of ProgramsFull time; Part Time; Online
Campus Housing Capacity300
Annual Cost of Attendance$51,476
Admission Helpdesk612-874-3760 | admissions@mcad.edu

Programs, Campus, and Residence

  • In addition to 14 UG majors leading to the award of a BFA (Bachelor of Fine Arts) degree, MCAD offers three graduate and 2 pre-college programs.
  • Most favoured UG majors pursued at the college include Illustration, Animation, Graphic Design, Painting, and Photography.
  • The college has seven buildings with furnished and unfurnished apartments that provide on-campus housing to the students. More than 40% of the students at MCAD live on the college campus.

MCAD Admissions

Requirements

  • Transcripts, Essay, Letter of Recommendations
  • Standardized Tests- SAT/ACT
  • Portfolio containing 12 to 15 pieces of recent artwork.
  • English Proficiency- TOEFL(79)/IELTS(6.5)
  • Application Fee – $50
  • Intake Season- Regular Decision: April 1(fall), December 1 (spring)

Early Decision: December 1 (fall), October 1 (spring)

  • Additional Requirements – Proof of Financial Support, Copy of Passport, Health Insurance

Students can apply to Minneapolis College of Art and Design online by visiting the college website.

Cost of Attendance and Financial Aid

  • Financial aid at MCAD is provided in the form of scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study. Benefits for veterans and children of MCAD alumni are also provided.
  • Students who apply by the Early Action Deadlines are eligible to receive a free MacBook provided by the college upon successful admission.

Minneapolis College of Art and Design Cost of Attendance

ExpenseCost in USD
Tuition & Fee40,746
Room (single occupancy)8,270
Health Insurance (estimate)1,100
Books, Transport, and Personal3,060

The table above shows estimated annual cost of attendance for full-time undergraduate students of MCAD availing on-campus housing. Price of food is not mentioned.

Find a Program
2 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$25,650 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
2 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$25,650 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
4 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$39,946 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$39,946 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$25,650 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
AVERAGE COST
Average Tuition Fees (Annual)
$ 39,946
Bachelors Tuition Fees$39946
Post graduate Tuition Fees$25650
Accomodation Fees (Annual)
$ 7,550
CAMPUS LIFE
Total Enrollment
750
International Students
15
Male : Female Ratio
32:68
Student : Faculty Ratio
10:1
ADMISSION DEADLINES ( SPRING SEASON )
Application Deadline
December 01, 2019
Start of Application process September 01, 2019
End of Application process December 01, 2019
Application Fee
$ 50
Application website https://mcad.edu/a...
Accepts common App No
Direct Application Yes
ADMISSION STATISTICS
Acceptance Rate
65.3%
Min. 6.5
Total Applications
-
Min. 79
+1-612-874-3700
TELEPHONE
2501 Stevens Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55404
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