Massachusetts College of Art and Design: Ranking & Review

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Massachusetts College of Art and Design Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate71%62%74%
Applicants2,3866211,765
Admissions1,6863831,303
Enrolled undergraduates42496328
Enrolled total (including graduate students)2,0646291,435

43 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

2 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $70. Application fee for graduates - $90.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesRequired
Admission test scoresNeither required nor recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Massachusetts College of Art and Design Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$29,700$51,400
Off-campus$29,700$51,400
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $13,500 and other expenses per full academic year.

Massachusetts College of Art and Design provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 919 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$12,700$34,400
Fees for full-time undergraduates$0$0
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$310$310
Tuition for Full-time graduates$23,400$23,400
Fees for full-time graduates$0$0
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$780$780

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sTotal
Visual and Performing Arts1332029362
Education18725
Architecture and Related Services15621
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs99
Precision Production33
Grand Total1635351420

A total of 369 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Massachusetts College of Art and Design.

At the master's level 51 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate73%70%74%
  • Full-time retention rate - 87%

General info

Alternative namesMCAD
Founded1873
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff438
Instructional FTE186
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools

Location and Contacts

Official Websitemassart.edu
Address621 Huntington Ave
Boston, Massachusetts, 02115-5882
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population618,000
Phone6178797000
Fax+1 (617) 566 4034

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