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MONTSERRAT COLLEGE OF ART, BEVERLY, MASSACHUSETTS

Beverly, MassachusettsLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1970Established Year
  368Enrollment

Montserrat College of Art: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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Montserrat College of Art is a private college that laid its foundation in the late sixties with a primary motto of “where creativity works”. Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design, the institute is a renowned college of the US Education System that provides various opportunities to its students via experiential learning, studio practice, liberal arts and professional preparation.

With over 370 students and 70+ full-time faculties, the college is known for its advocacy for Arts, design and creative enterprise among aspirants looking to study in the USA. In addition to that, they have 10+ major and 5 minor studio concentrations for the professional development of their hardworking students who graduate with extreme confidence, proficiency, ability to solve problems and have life-related skills.

Admissions at Montserrat College of Arts observe an application deadline of February 15. Post this date, the admissions are offered on a rolling basis till the availability of seats permits. The institute also expects a nonrefundable fee of 50 USD along with all the application forms submitted. The institute is one of the least selective institutes in the country with a high acceptance rate of nearly 80%.

Highlights

University TypePrivate
Campus SettingUrban
Establishment Year1960
No. of Campuses1
Scholarship Investment72,000 USD
No of Residence Halls9
Applications AcceptedOnline/Offline
Work-StudyAvailable
Intake TypeSemester wise
Mode of ProgramFull time and online
English language proficiency scoreTOEFL or equivalent
Financial AidAvailable as grants, awards and scholarships
Admission Helpdesk978-921-4242 | admissions@montserrat.edu

Programs, Campus and Accommodation

Courses

Montserrat College of Art offers a wide variety of courses for international students in about 10+major and 5 minor studio concentrations with focus towards art and design.studio concentrations including art, design and writing, providing a student-centred and collaborative environment. 

The various BFA concentrations offered by the institute are Art Education, Animation + Interactive media, Book Arts, Graphic Design, Interdisciplinary Arts, Illustration, Painting, Photo media + Film, Printmaking, Sculpture, Minors, Travel Programs and so on. 

 In addition to that, they also provide intensive art travel programs, summer programs and youth programs. Summer programs consist of Continuing Education Summer Workshops, Youth S.T.E.A.M program, Pre-college residential program, Online Liberal Arts Courses and Art Educator Institute whereas Youth programs consist of Youth S.T.E.A.M Program.

Campus

The college campus is set in a suburban setting and is known for its open-minded community where each individual is valued for their contribution to this community. The campus is well- equipped with facilities like a library, book store and health centre. It offers accommodation options through its residencies and thus, 77% of the students choose to live on-campus.

The college conducts tons of campus events on a frequent basis. The event that is conducted during the new student orientation includes Paint Wars. Weekly events happening in the campus are open mic night, movie showings, games and many more. 

Events that happen every year include Spookfest, Curious creatures, GobbleFest, Faculty/Staff/Student kickball game, Late Night Breakfast and many other exciting games.

In addition to the fun events, students who are passionate about something can form their own clubs. There are various clubs to choose from. Some of the campus clubs are Video game club, Comic book club, Trading card game club, spectrum etc.

Housing Facilities/Residence

Montserrat College of Art provides on-campus accommodation to their students through their more than 45 residence apartments. A student residence village is also operated by the college. 

Campus residence options are very convenient as they provide comfort similar to apartments-style living that accommodates a maximum of 4 students along with a kitchen, at least one bath as well as a common room. 

On-campus housing is at a walkable distance from the college and studios. They have additional furnishings like beds, kitchen tables, chairs, dressers, and closets. In addition to that, they also have disability housing accommodation for students who have a mental, physical and psychological disability.

Montserrat College of Art Application Process

How to Apply?

Application Portal: Apply online via university portal/ app or offline through a paper application form or via common application

Application Fee: 50 USD

Application deadline: February 15. Rolling Admission after February 15. 

Academic Requirements: Official attested secondary school transcripts, mark sheets, college essay, two Letters of Recommendation.

Additional requirements: 

  • Birth certificate
  • Passport copy
  • Valid student Visa
  • Proof of health insurance
  • Proof of financial support
  • Portfolio
  • English Proficiency Test: Minimum English test scores required for admission are given below:
English proficiency testsMinimum score Required
TOEFL - WBT520
TOEFL-CBT190
TOEFL-IBT79
IELTS6.0
TOEFL IBT61

Montserrat College of Art Cost of Attendance

At Montserrat College of Art, apart from accommodation fee, Fresher enrolment fee comprises tuition fee, personal fees, insurance fees and communication fees. Anestimated budget for international students looking to study in the US has been tabulated below. 

ExpenseCost in USD
Tuition & Fee33,800
Room & Board10,500
Health Insurance1,100
Books and Supplies2,400
Transportation2,000
Meals5,500
Health Insurance2,613
Personal3,500

Scholarships/Financial Aid

The institute offers a diverse range of financial support for its candidates in the form of awards, grants and scholarships for international students to study in the USA. The college spent more than 4.5 million USD on institutional grants and aid in the academic year 2018-2019.

A total of 98% of students at Montserrat College of Art receive some form of financial assistance. All candidates are automatically considered for merit-based awards that range from 5,000 to more than 15,000 USD per year upon applying.

Some of the studentships offered by the institute are as follows:

  1.  Presidential Scholarship: This institutional scholarship is awarded purely based on the merit and student academic performance that is mentioned on the applicant’s portfolio. Students will be notified of their presidential scholarship in their admission acceptance letter. 
  2. Full Tuition scholarships are yet another institutional scholarship that is offered to students who have remarkable academic excellence and demonstrate strong artistic qualifications in and outside the classroom.
  3. William and Mary Wasserman Scholarship: is a 20,000 USD yearly award that is renewable for 4 consecutive years giving a total of 72,000 USD, which is presented to three students on an annual basis. Eligible students are required to demonstrate great academic performance and artistic skills. Furthermore, only students from diverse backgrounds who are in need of financial help can apply for this scholarship. 
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Montserrat College of Art Overview

Institution TypePrivate (Not for Profit)
Student Population411
FAFSA Code013774
Application Cost$50
Accreditation NEASC
Average Cost of Attendance$28,250 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio1 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

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Attendance Cost

$28,250

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$28,250 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$1,600 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$11,500 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$2,000 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$11,500 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$2,000 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$3,000 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$3,500 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Program Wise Accreditations
Arts ProgramsNational Association of Schools of Art and Design

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
13416347071
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