Massachusetts College of Art and Design Rankings

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In the World#3366 of 14178
In North America#984 of 2629
In the United States#911 of 2528
In Massachusetts#40 of 90
In Boston#10 of 25

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
58%
Aid receiving
96%
Undergraduates
1,955
Graduates
140
Male:Female Ratio
28:72
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Master's degree

Massachusetts College of Art and Design Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate58%46%63%
Applicants3,0878732,214
Admissions1,7854001,385
Freshmen enrolled full time37890288
Freshmen enrolled part time514

45 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Required
Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
SAT/ACT Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White1182 (57%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown265 (13%)
Hispanic218 (10%)
Asian142 (7%)
Nonresident Alien121 (6%)
Black or African American93 (4%)
Two or more races67 (3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander4 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$6,325
Students receiving aid
96%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$1,030$23,400
Tuition in-state$1,030$23,400
Tuition out-of-state$25,730$23,400
Fee in-district$12,670
Fee in-state$12,670
Fee out-of-state$12,670

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity919
Combined charge for room and board$14,100

Massachusetts College of Art and Design Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Illustration62
Film & Video and Photographic Arts, Other458
Graphic Design39
Environmental Design & Architecture1411
Painting25
Art Teacher Education149
Photography22
Industrial and Product Design19
Fashion & Apparel Design18
Fine & Studio Arts, General18
Cinematography and Film & Video Production12
Printmaking10
Intermedia & Multimedia10
Sculpture10
Fiber, Textile and Weaving Arts10
Design and Applied Arts, Other8
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics7
Art History, Criticism and Conservation5
Metal and Jewelry Arts4
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia4
Crafts & Craft Design, Folk Art and Artisanry3
Grand Total32958
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate71%72%70%
  • Full-time retention rate - 85%
  • Part-time retention rate - 100%

Publications & Citations

Publications
61
Citations
194

Publication count by topic

Sociology
14
Art
14
Psychology
11
Computer science
8
Engineering
3
Political science
3
History
2
Geography
1
Chemistry
1
Biology
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Art21488
Sociology347136
Psychology4386115
Engineering56554
Computer science567319
Chemistry61174
Biology63381

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199011
199110
199210
199301
199410
199511
199600
199710
199800
199902
200013
200103
200210
200302
200413
200501
200623
200725
200834
200948
201035
2011313
2012414
2013213
2014221
2015315
2016521
2017212
201837
2019316
2020313

General info

Alternative namesMCAD
Founded1873
WikipediaMassachusetts College of Art and Design
Academic CalendarSeptember to May. Also Summer Session (June - August)
Total FTE staff452
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools

Location and Contacts

Address621 Huntington Ave
Boston, Massachusetts, 02115-5882
United States
City population618,000
Phone6178797000
Fax+1 (617) 566 4034

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