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 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
  • Number of on-campus international organizations N/A
  • 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
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • 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%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
Campus Services
  • 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
  • Museums N/A
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 50
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic, psychological
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 500
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 146,458
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Number Of Subscriptions 138
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi N/A
  • Library Facilities Online databses and indexes; special collection (including catalogue raisonnes and rare books); artist's books collection; slide collection; college archives
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Number Of Microforms 0
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 20
  • Internet Access N/A
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help writing, study skills
  • Number of e-books 0
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Library On Campus N/A
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 57,270
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • 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
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,150
  • Employed Students after 1 year 66%
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis