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Massachusetts College of Art & Design
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  • 4 Year
  • BOSTON, MA

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Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade C
  5. Athletics
    grade unavailable
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade A+
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade B

About

621 HUNTINGTON AVE
BOSTON, MA 02115
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From Massachusetts College of Art & Design

Makers, artists, creators, disruptors, listeners, searchers, collaborators, activists in pursuit of remarkable, color-drenched futures: We are here for you.

We’ve been here for close to 150 years, pioneering, sustaining, and refining a world-class education in art and design. Our graduates are near and far. They are innovators changing the way we interact with the world, art educators working with students across the globe and around the corner, industrial designers, medical device pioneers, entrepreneurs, contestants on Project Runway, famed photographers, renowned painters, Academy Award-winning set designers, and savvy media pioneers.

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Massachusetts College of Art & Design Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
February 15
Acceptance Rate
70%
SAT Range
970-1160
ACT Range
21-26
Application Fee
$70
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$23,396 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$8,100 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
90%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
9:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
83%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 30 responses
45%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 40 responses
35%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 40 responses

Majors

Film/Video

Film/Video offers small class sizes, nationally and internationally recognized faculty, and a curriculum designed to give students the conceptual tools and technical training they require to develop as moving image artists, critical thinkers, and media professionals. Students are introduced to all facets of digital and analogue production, and work in experimental, narrative, and nonfiction forms.

Online

Online Programs Offered
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
1
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    99%
  • On Campus
    1%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,505 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
265
Undergrads Over 25
11%
Pell Grant
30%
Varsity Athletes
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Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 24 responses
  • Creative
    58%
  • Open-minded
    25%
  • Distinct
    13%
  • Hard working
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
94%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 36 responses
Poll
86%
of students say no one pays attention to varsity sports. 57 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 28 responses
  • Creative
    64%
  • Inspiring
    14%
  • Friendly
    4%
  • Mediocre and filthy
    4%
  • Overstimulating
    4%
  • Thorough
    4%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$36,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
74%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
61%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 18 responses

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