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Massachusetts College of Art & Design Campus Life

Housing

Dorms
B
Based on housing cost, capacity, student reviews and additional factors.
On-Campus Housing Available
Yes
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
No
Freshmen Live On-Campus
Undergrads in College Housing
Average Housing Cost
Poll
55%
of students say overall dorm quality is great.29 responses
Poll
67%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great.58 responses

Food

Campus Food
C-
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 48 responses
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  • C store
    29%
  • Stop & Shop up the street. Work and buy food
    23%
  • Cafateria
    21%
  • Bring your own lunch
    10%
  • Places near the Symphony MBTA stop or Prudential.
    6%
  • Rubi Coffee Machine
    6%
  • Surrounding restaurants.
    4%
34%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.35 responses

Campus Quality

Campus
C-
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Life
B+
Based on campus diversity, social scene, student reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
What is your overall opinion of your school and the campus community?
Based on 29 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    21%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    69%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    10%

Safety

Safety
B
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
83%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus.30 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 17 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    24%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    76%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 22 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    18%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    68%
  • Not very visible.
    14%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 51 responses
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    14%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    86%
Men's Varsity Sports
Women's Varsity Sports

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Music
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What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 11 responses
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  • Gallery events
    45%
  • Open Studios
    27%
  • Stress Relief Week
    18%
  • Iron Pour
    9%

Party Scene

Party Scene
B
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
Poll
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 34 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    9%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    24%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    12%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    32%
  • Parties? What parties?
    24%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
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Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
Women in Sororities
97%
of students say they don't have Greek life.30 responses
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