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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Recommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencies: Required
Recommendations: Required
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required

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$50
Undergrad Application Fee
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Graduate Application Fee

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AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

Address:
2501 Stevens Ave Minneapolis, MN 55404
Phone: (612) 874-3700
General Site: www.mcad.edu
Admissions: http://mcad.edu/admissions
Application: http://mcad.edu/admissions/apply

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Jaclyn
  • Dec-27-2013 I am a current student here

    If you are undecided in what you want to major in, don't stress about it too much. MCAD doesn't have you declare your major until you have completed three semesters there. There are plenty of classes to take for you to explore what you're interested in!

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  • Maddi from Mission, TX
  • Jun-13-2013 I am a current student here

    This is a school for artists who are serious about pursuing their craft in the workspace and in the world. MCAD will help you appreciate all kinds of people, places, thoughts, processes, techniques and styles of work. Student life at MCAD is always fun and they do everything they can to keep you from stressing out too badly!

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  • Jane from St. Paul, MN
  • Feb-18-2013 I am a past student here

    Know what field you want to pursue and research it. Contact people who are already employed doing what you want to. Contact the alumni department for suggestions.

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  • Aurora from Portland, OR
  • Aug-30-2012 I am a current student here

    Get your homework done as soon as you get it. Don't wait around and do it later, because your other classes will also assign huge projects and you won't be able to get them all done Sunday night. Just do them at the first opportunity, otherwise you'll be swamped.

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  • Kaitlyn from Somerset, WI
  • Aug-11-2012 I am a current student here

    Don't be too nervous. Sure it's basically a new school and you don't know anyone. But just be yourself and you'll find friends who you can get along with and who share your interests. Believe me, once you pick your major you'll have plenty of people to talk to and interact with. As long as you're not a jerk.

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