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Massachusetts College of Art and Design Tuition & Cost

Boston, Massachusetts

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Massachusetts Resident Sticker Price
$30,700
In State Costs for Massachusetts College of Art and Design
Fee Cost
Tuition$1,030
Books and Supplies$2,000
Other Fees$12,670
Room and Board $14,100
Other Expenses Budget$900
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$55,400
Out of State Costs for Massachusetts College of Art and Design
Fee Cost
Tuition$25,730
Books and Supplies$2,000
Other Fees$12,670
Room and Board $14,100
Other Expenses Budget$900

Residents of Massachusetts pay an annual total price of $30,700 to attend Massachusetts College of Art and Design on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $1,030 for tuition, $14,100 room and board, $2,000 for books and supplies and $12,670 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $55,400 which is 80.5% higher than Massachusetts residents. The tuition charge is $25,730 while room and board is $14,100, books and supplies are $2,000 and other fees come in at $12,670.

All price data is sourced from the 2019/2020 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.
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Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Massachusetts College of Art and Design when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2018/2019
$25,188
Net Price by Income Massachusetts College of Art and Design
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$18,422
$30,001 to $48,000$19,926
$48,001 to $75,000$23,949
$75,001 to $110,000$26,346
$110,000+$27,112

The average reported annual net price for Massachusetts College of Art and Design for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $25,188 in 2018/2019. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

93% of full-time undergrad Massachusetts College of Art and Design received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $6,325 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 62% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,402 and 17% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $16,953.

Finanical Aid Massachusetts College of Art and Design
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $6,325 93%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $4,413 90%
Pell Grants $4,596 30%
Other Federal Grants $2,518 3%
State and Local Grants $1,972 24%
Federal Student Loans $5,402 62%
Other Student Loans $16,953 17%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Massachusetts College of Art and Design, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $66,404. The loan balance of $66,404 is a four year multiple of the $16,601 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $634 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $66,404
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $633.57
Total Interest Paid $9,624.09
Sum of All Loan Payments $76,028.09

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
$122,800
Year Massachusetts Residents Non Residents
1 $30,700 $55,400
2 $32,849 $59,278
3 $35,148 $63,427
4 $37,609 $67,867

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Massachusetts College of Art and Design to be $122,800 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 7% annual increase over the next 4 years which is the national trend.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Massachusetts College of Art and Design
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Out of State Residents $340 $1,020 $1,360

Estimated cost for a class at Massachusetts College of Art and Design based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Massachusetts College of Art and Design versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Massachusetts College of Art and Design Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=166674 IPEDS survey data for Massachusetts College of Art and Design.