Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Minneapolis, MN, USA
3.79 Average Rating
The Minneapolis College of Art and Design is a private nonprofit institution that specializes in the visual arts. MCAD has the highest level of accreditation for any art and design school and is one of few schools to offer a major in comic art. The school offers professional certificates as well as bachelor’s and master’s degrees in fine arts, design, media, and communications.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
47%
Out of State Students
51%
0
100
65%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 24
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1096
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Decision Acceptance is binding so student must attend college if accepted. February 15, 2019
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. December 1, 2018
Fall Regular Decision April 1, 2019
Spring Regular Decision December 1, 2018
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
774
Total Number of Undergrads
688
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
Learning Options
  • Study Abroad
0
100
58%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
64%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
10:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$27,182
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$36,098
Out-of-State Tuition
$36,098
0
100
68%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%
Average Aid Per Year
$19,396
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
24%
76%
Student Organizations
30
Size of Town
City: Large
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Minneapolis
New York
Los Angeles
San Francisco
Chicago
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$34,500
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What Students Are Saying

3.79 Average Rating
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.
Miah from Minneapolis, MN
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.
Krystina from Dover, DE

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