Minneapolis College of Art and Design

2501 Stevens Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55404

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Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Minneapolis College of Art and Design Student Essentials

Minneapolis College of Art and Design Student Essentials
Region: Midwest
Setting: Large City Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Website: www.mcad.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $31,650
Out-of-State Tuition: $31,650
Retention Rate: 84%
Enrollment: 713
Year Established: 1886

About Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Minneapolis College of Art and Design in Minneapolis, Minnesota, offers bachelor’s and graduate degrees in a wide range of artistic disciplines. Study extends beyond the classroom, as students participate in everything from exhibits to professional work assignments.

Undergraduate majors encompass studio programs as well as artistic professions. Some examples include:

  • Advertising
  • Drawing
  • Filmmaking
  • Furniture Design
  • Photography
  • Sculpture

MCAD also offers several MFA degrees in these and other artistic disciplines.

MCAD students may take advantage of internships and externships at local galleries, museums, ad agencies and other artistic and professional organizations. MCAD also has a study abroad program and an exchange program within the United States.

On campus, students have access to studio spaces, media centers and art galleries, which feature student work.

Undergraduate admissions requirements include an admissions application, transcripts, ACT or SAT scores, a personal statement, a letter of recommendation and an artistic portfolio.

MCAD offers the full range of financial aid awards, including

  • Academic scholarships
  • Talent scholarships
  • Work-study
  • Pell grants
  • SEOG grants
  • Minnesota state grants
  • Federal loans
  • Private loans

In order to apply for aid, applicants must submit a FAFSA. MCAD also offers a tuition payment plan to eligible students.

Minneapolis College of Art and Design Map & Location

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


Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Minneapolis, MN

Winter
Dec
27
12
Jan
24
7
Feb
29
13
Spring
Mar
41
24
Apr
58
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May
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49
Summer
Jun
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59
Jul
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Aug
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Fall
Sep
72
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Oct
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Nov
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Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 626
Freshman Class 175
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 713

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 6%
  • African American: 2%
  • Caucasian: 69%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 6%
  • Unknown and Other: 15%
Latino 6%
African American 2%
Caucasian 69%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 6%
Unknown and Other 15%

Undergraduate 88%
Graduate 12%
Full-Time 68%
Part-Time 32%
Women 65%
Men 35%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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