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Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade C minus
  5. Athletics
    grade unavailable
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade A+
  9. Dorms
    grade C+
  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 145 years, pioneering, sustaining, and refining a world-class education in art and design, and sending skilled and experienced scholar-artists out into the world as professionals, ready to shake-up and shine on local and global stages.

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. MassArt is a community of change-makers and forward thinkers. We invite you to be part of the process, and part of the future. We’re redesigning the world but we can’t do it alone. We want you to join us.

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Massachusetts College of Art & Design Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
February 1
Acceptance Rate
58%
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
$25,188 / 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
$6,325 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
96%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
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

Fibers

The fibers program offers students an intensive grounding in traditional fiber techniques to support experimental work across all areas of art, artisanry, and design. BFA students take courses in weaving, surface design, knitting, felt-making, basketry, hand papermaking, interlacing, dyeing, and fabric construction.

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • All
    0%
  • None
    100%
  • Some
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,682 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
273
Undergrads Over 25
5%
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 25 responses
  • Creative
    56%
  • Open-minded
    24%
  • Distinct
    12%
  • Hard working
    4%
  • Stressed
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
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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%
  • Home away from home
    7%
  • 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
71%
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

Massachusetts College of Art & Design Reviews

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