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Minneapolis College Of Art And Design

Overview of Minneapolis College Of Art And Design

Minneapolis College of Art and Design is in Minneapolis, MN. Minneapolis is a large city. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Minneapolis College of Art and Design issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Master's degree.

Areas of Study

Fields of study in vogue at the school include design, drama and performing arts, fine arts, photography and commercial art.

Minneapolis College of Art and Design Selectivity

Not all applicants to Minneapolis College of Art and Design are accepted. The top quarter of students at the school scored at least 690 on the verbal SAT test. Students' math SAT scores were most often in the range 490 to 620 in 2007-2008.

Student Body

Approximately 789 students study at Minneapolis College of Art and Design (in 2007-2008).

Student Life

The school makes housing available to a large share of its students.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"MCAD educates individuals to be professional artists and designers, effective leaders, and active citizens. Through this work and other activities, MCAD advances the cultural life of its community."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Minneapolis College of Art and Design
2501 Stevens Ave
Minneapolis , MN 55404
General Phone: (612) 874-3700
http://WWW.MCAD.EDU

Minneapolis College of Art and Design Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Photography and Commercial Art97commercial art, film and photography
Fine Arts34fine arts
Drama and Performing Arts28various performing arts
Design17design and visual communication

Number of programs and degrees for Minneapolis College of Art and Design in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Bachelor's degree1484
Postbaccalaureate certificate41
Master's degree241

Minneapolis College of Art and Design Student Body

In 2007-2008, Minneapolis College of Art and Design had a total enrollment of 789 students (772 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 28%
Women 72%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 92%
Graduate 8%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 74%
Black 2%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 3%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 16%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 28%
20-21 33%
22-24 22%
25-29 8%
30-34 3%
35-39 1%
40-49 0%
50-64 0%

Minneapolis College of Art and Design Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 23 %

Minneapolis College of Art and Design Room and Board (2007)

Minneapolis College of Art and Design offers campus housing for 285 of its 772 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Minneapolis, Minnesota for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Minnesota Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Minneapolis College of Art and Design Admissions and Selectivity

Acceptances:

GroupApplicantsAcceptedPercent
Accepted
EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled
Total48427657%10337%
Men1638653%2934%
Women32119059%7439%

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal560690
SAT Math490620
SAT Writing480630
ACT Verbal2228
ACT Math2026
ACT Composite2127

Application Requirements:

ItemRequirement
GPArequired
Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Recommendationsrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencerequired
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT25%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT75%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Minneapolis College of Art and Design Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 28,400
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 28,400
Room and board $ 6,340
Room charge $ 4,340
Books and supplies $ 2,400
Other expenses $ 1,230

Financial Aid:
Minneapolis College of Art and Design participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 236500)

Minneapolis College of Art and Design Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track1710

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year11$70,9203$71,672
Associate professoracademic year3$57,9393$57,939
Assistant professoracademic year3$51,2384$51,238
No academic rankacademic year4$36,0006$39,501
All faculty totalacademic year21$59,60316$51,925

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Minneapolis College of Art and Design Degree Programs (2007)

Design
Design and Visual Communications, General

Drama And Performing Arts
Visual and Performing Arts, Other

Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other

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Minneapolis College of Art and Design Highlights

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What Sets Minneapolis College of Art and Design Apart:

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% of degrees in photography and commercial art
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% of degrees in drama and performing arts
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% of degrees in fine arts
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Top 6%Minneapolis College of Art and Design % of degrees in fine arts
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
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Top 15%Minneapolis College of Art and Design Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
Salaries of full-time faculty
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Top 16%Minneapolis College of Art and Design Salaries of full-time faculty
Dorm rooms per full-time student
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Top 16%Minneapolis College of Art and Design Dorm rooms per full-time student
% of degrees in design
(vs. all colleges)
Top 19%Minneapolis College of Art and Design % of degrees in design

Notable:
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing

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