2501 Stevens AvenueMinneapolis, MN 55404 612-874-3760
http://www.mcad.edu admissions@mcad.edu
About Minneapolis College of Art and Design
  • Year of Foundation 1886
  • Size of Campus 3 acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 656
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 53%, 47%, 64%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $29,500
  • Room and Board $4,340
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $50
  • Enrollment No. 740
The Minneapolis College of Art and Design transforms the world through creativity and purpose. The Minneapolis College of Art and Design educates individuals to be professional artists and designers, pioneering thinkers, creative leaders, and engaged global citizens. Vision. At MCAD, students come first. Maybe that’s why our enrollment includes more than 700 students from 29 states and 12 countries. Of these, 50 percent are enrolled in design, 25 percent in media arts, and 25 percent in fine arts. Our student body is evenly divided between men and women and the average student is 21 years old.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of on-campus international organizations N/A
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of honor societies Dean's List
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Black & White Artists' Ball; Summer Send-Off barbeque; Annual Thanksgiving Feast; Spa Days
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations N/A
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frats 0
  • Setting Urban
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Minneapolis/St. Paul (10)
  • Distance to nearest train St. Paul (10)
  • Distance to nearest bus Minneapolis (3)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students apartment for single students (100%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 10
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 100%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 70%
  • Number of students using college housing 42%
  • College campus housing availability No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 0%
Campus Services
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Museums N/A
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 50
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic, psychological
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 146,458
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 500
  • Number Of Subscriptions 138
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Library Facilities Online databses and indexes; special collection (including catalogue raisonnes and rare books); artist's books collection; slide collection; college archives
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi N/A
  • Number Of Microforms 0
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 20
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Internet Access N/A
  • Number of e-books 0
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Library On Campus N/A
  • Number Of Books in Library 57,270
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,150
  • Employed Students after 1 year 66%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years 80%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Target Corp., Minneapolis 3M, St. Paul Carmichael Lynch and Carmichael Lynch Thorburn, Minneapolis Imaginary Forces, Los Angeles Science Museum of Minnesota, St. Paul Logan, Los Angeles Entolo, Minneapolis Intermedia Arts, Minneapolis Medtronic, M
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 15%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 50%
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis