Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Minneapolis, Minnesota


Student Population
National Rank
Minneapolis College of Art and Design overview
Location Minneapolis, Minnesota
Online mcad.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Minneapolis College of Art and Design overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Minneapolis College of Art and Design is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 653 prospective students applied, and 409 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 174 enrolled in the school.  749 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 105 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $38,670 plus fees of $450. MCAD is ranked 277 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Minneapolis College of Art and Design overview
SAT 1030/1220
ACT 19/26
GPA 3.13
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Apr 1, 2020
Applicant Competition Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Minneapolis College of Art and Design
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,982
Other Fees$450
Room and Board $7,986
Budget for Other Expenses$2,160
Total One Year Cost$52,248

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$41,500 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
70% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Minneapolis College of Art and Design students
Subject Percent of Class
Visual and Performing Arts 73%
Business 12%
Communications Technology 9%
Precision Production Trades 3%
Communication 3%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=174127 IPEDS survey data for Minneapolis College of Art and Design.

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