Dismiss notification

Interested in this school?

Please type at least the first 4 letters of the school name.

Discussions

What are others saying about Minneapolis College of Art and Design - MCAD?

Academic Rigor
4.7273
Dorm Life
4.0000
Food and Dining
4.1111
Bang for the buck
4.4000
Clubs and Activities
4.3333
Campus Safety
4.2857
Most Helpful Review for Minneapolis College of Art and Design - MCAD
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Emily from Watertown, SD
  • 9 out of 9 people found this review helpful

MCAD is really great in its curriculum - freshmen have to take mostly foundation classes, but they all pertain to your major . . . meaning, there are no science or math courses you are required to take. Classes are small - usually less than 20 people, meaning you get a lot of one-on-one with the teacher. I found this especially helpful in my drawing classes, where pretty much every day I got a lot of advice on how to improve my technique and mindset toward drawing. Critiques can be especially helpful in developing.

Read the full review

To find more tips for prospective students, what to do for fun and whether this school is great for a particular type of student read the 11 reviews for Minneapolis College of Art and Design - MCAD

Got something to say?
Create an account to write a review

Need more information?

Curious about something that isn't answered here? Feel free to ask Minneapolis College of Art and Design - MCAD a question

Discuss this School on Facebook

Discussion Rules and Guidelines
  • Don't be a hater. Be polite and respectful. We ban people who post offensive comments.
  • The college may or may not be monitoring these discussions. You can always ask this college a question.
  • If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to contact Cappex Support:

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: in 3 Sentences
  • 0
  • Jaclyn
  • Dec-27-2013 I am a current student here

    I have only been at MCAD for one semester but I have learned so much already! You have to work very hard to keep up with all the projects but it's worth it. You will improve in your artwork!

    Read More
  • 0
  • Maddi from Mission, TX
  • Jun-13-2013 I am a current student here

    MCAD is home to a wonderful, tight-knit community of passionate artistic-minded individuals. Every day at MCAD, I feel accepted-- a part of a larger group-- and pushed to my fullest potential as an artist. MCAD will help you become the greatest artist, learner, and person that you can possibly be.

    Read More
  • 0
  • Jane from St. Paul, MN
  • Feb-18-2013 I am a past student here

    Charles Shultz the creator of the Peanuts comic strip (Charlie Brown and Snoopy) was the most famous Minnesotan to graduate from MCAD. When I graduated it was ranked 5th in the nation. This school is for natural talents that want to develop a trained asthetic eye, they have great teachers and a wide variety of mediums.

    Read More
  • 0
  • Aurora from Portland, OR
  • Aug-30-2012 I am a current student here

    The atmosphere is just really huge. People are going out and making art even outside of class, and you're being pushed harder than ever before, and it's just this amazing environment that pushes you to do your best. It's transformed me already.

    Read More
  • 0
  • Kaitlyn from Somerset, WI
  • Aug-11-2012 I am a current student here

    MCAD is a well known private art college. People that attend MCAD love art and love what they do. If you're not one of these people then MCAD isn't for you.

    Read More
  • 0
  • J from Minneapolis, MN
  • May-24-2012 I am a current student here

    It's a great school to get exposure in the real world while in school. There are a lot of opportunities. You also make a lot of friends and get a lot of networking as well.

    Read More
  • 0
  • Ottilia from Blaine, MN
  • Apr-01-2012 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    The school i dreamed of going to before i even knew it existed. A school i'll be proud to say i am going to and will graduate from. Perfection.

    Read More
  • 0
  • Krystina from Dover, DE
  • Mar-03-2012 I am a current student here

    mcad has a nice environment and friendly staff and students. it encourages students to work hard and pushes them to their best to produce great work. it's certainly for people who are serious about their work.

    Read More
  • 0
  • Miah from Minneapolis, MN
  • Feb-17-2012 I am a current student here

    mcad has absolutely amazing facilities for students to use for their benefit and great connections to clients. their instructors have knowledge about the courses they are teaching and are always available to talk with outside of class.

    Read More