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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
$31,900
In State Costs for Massachusetts College of Art and Design
Fee Cost
Tuition$1,030
Books and Supplies$2,000
Other Fees$13,170
Room and Board $14,800
Other Expenses Budget$900
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$57,500
Out of State Costs for Massachusetts College of Art and Design
Fee Cost
Tuition$26,630
Books and Supplies$2,000
Other Fees$13,170
Room and Board $14,800
Other Expenses Budget$900

Residents of Massachusetts pay an annual total price of $31,900 to attend Massachusetts College of Art and Design on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $1,030 for tuition, $14,800 room and board, $2,000 for books and supplies and $13,170 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $57,500 which is 80.3% higher than Massachusetts residents. The tuition charge is $26,630 while room and board is $14,800, books and supplies are $2,000 and other fees come in at $13,170.

All price data is sourced from the 2020/2021 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

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 2019/2020
$23,396
Net Price by Income Massachusetts College of Art and Design
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$16,572
$30,001 to $48,000$19,532
$48,001 to $75,000$22,098
$75,001 to $110,000$25,290
$110,000+$27,324

The average reported annual net price for Massachusetts College of Art and Design for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $23,396 in 2019/2020. 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

89% 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 $8,100 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 61% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,500 and 20% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $20,572.

Finanical Aid Massachusetts College of Art and Design
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $8,100 89%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $5,813 79%
Pell Grants $5,186 30%
Other Federal Grants $3,000 2%
State and Local Grants $2,821 25%
Federal Student Loans $5,500 61%
Other Student Loans $20,572 20%

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
$127,600
Year Massachusetts Residents Non Residents
1 $31,900 $57,500
2 $34,133 $61,525
3 $36,522 $65,832
4 $39,079 $70,440

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 $127,600 - 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 $350 $1,050 $1,400

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.