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Minneapolis College of Art & Design Admissions

MCAD admissions is selective with an acceptance rate of 59%. Students that get into MCAD have an average SAT score between 950-1250 or an average ACT score of 20-26.

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
59%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
Total Applicants
692
SAT Range
950-1250
SAT Reading
530-680
SAT Math
420-570
Students Submitting SAT
10%
ACT Range
20-26
ACT English
20-27
ACT Math
17-25
ACT Writing
7-9
Students Submitting ACT
91%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Early Action Deadline
Offers Early Decision
Offers Early Action
Application Fee
$50
Application Website
Accepts Common App
Accepts Coalition App
No

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Required
  • High School Rank
    Neither required nor recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Recommended
  • SAT/ACT
    Required
  • Recommendations
    Required
Poll
60%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant.5 responses
Poll
60%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers.5 responses
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