Minneapolis College of Art and Design Rankings

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In the World#3675 of 14178
In North America#1052 of 2629
In the United States#979 of 2528
In Minnesota#28 of 49
In Minneapolis#5 of 9

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
59%
Average SAT
1130
Average ACT
23
Avg. cost to attend
$28,848 /y
Aid receiving
99%
Undergraduates
709
Graduates
87
Male:Female Ratio
29:71
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
mcad.edu

Minneapolis College of Art and Design Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate59%57%59%
Applicants747199548
Admissions437114323
Freshmen enrolled full time17848130

105 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

55 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
41 or 23%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1020
or below

75% of them
had 1240
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Minneapolis College of Art and Design are 1020-1240 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
142 or 80%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 20
or below

75% of them
had 25
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Minneapolis College of Art and Design are 20-25 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

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

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White518 (66%)
Hispanic68 (9%)
Asian66 (8%)
Nonresident Alien37 (5%)
Black or African American36 (5%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown31 (4%)
Two or more races24 (3%)
American Indian or Alaska Native4 (0.5%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander3 (0.4%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$28,848/year
Average aid awarded
$22,754
Students receiving aid
99%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$24,434
$30-48K$23,848
$48-75K$26,469
$75-110K$27,772
$110K+$34,643

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$39,946$39,946
Tuition in-state$39,946$39,946
Tuition out-of-state$39,946$39,946
Fee in-district$450$450
Fee in-state$450$450
Fee out-of-state$450$450

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity291
Room charge$5,780

Minneapolis College of Art and Design Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Illustration45
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects24
Graphic Design19
Digital Arts18
Painting14
Cinematography and Film & Video Production13
Fine & Studio Arts, General211
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia9
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies8
Design and Applied Arts, Other7
Printmaking6
Furniture Design and Manufacturing6
Photography5
Commercial and Advertising Art2
Sculpture1
Grand Total15436
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate64%63%64%
  • Full-time retention rate - 72%

Publications & Citations

Publications
31
Citations
154

Publication count by topic

Computer science
7
Psychology
5
Sociology
3
Art
3
Philosophy
2
Physics
2
Engineering
1
Mathematics
1
Medicine
1
Political science
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Sociology301577
Computer science516351
Mathematics530017
Political science54201
Psychology587410

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199211
199300
199402
199511
199600
199700
199800
199900
200002
200100
200201
200300
200404
200512
200603
200700
200816
200903
201007
201114
201245
201313
201433
201515
201606
201716
201819
2019180
202023

General info

Alternative namesMCAD
Founded1886
WikipediaMinneapolis College of Art and Design
Academic CalendarSeptember to May (September - December; January-May)
Total FTE staff202
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools

Location and Contacts

Address2501 Stevens Ave
Minneapolis, Minnesota, 55404
United States
City population383,000
Phone6128743737
Fax+1 (612) 874 3701

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