Overview

Applicants
406
Acceptance Rate
64%
Average HS GPA
3.25

GPA Breakdown

18%
Over 3.75
24%
3.50 - 3.74
12%
3.25 - 3.49
24%
3.00 - 3.24
14%
2.50 - 2.99
7%
2.00 - 2.49
1%
1.00 - 1.99

Test Scores

SAT Reading
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
503 - 680
SAT Math
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
430 - 604
SAT Writing
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
467 - 644
ACT Composite
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
21 - 27

Deadlines


Regular
May 1

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores
Application Essay
Recommendation(s)
Non-Academic

Talent / Ability

Selectivity Rating

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
13:1
Total Faculty
111
with Terminal Degree
42

64
Men
47
Women

Most frequent lab / sub section size
2 - 9


Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
0%
Graduate in 5 years
0%
Graduate in 6 years

Degrees

Bachelor's
Master's
Post-Bachelor's certificate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
No

Career Services

Alumni Services
Interest Inventory
Internships
On Campus Interviews

Academic Rating

Career overview


Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
0%
Graduate in 5 years
0%
Graduate in 6 years

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
No

Career Services

Alumni Services
Interest Inventory
Internships
On Campus Interviews

ROI & Outcomes

Dates

Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Mar 1

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$13,148

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$13,419

Average Need-Based Loan
$4,945

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$43,035

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
85%

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$6,440

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
$31,450
Required Fees
$200
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$2,724

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
$750
Transportation for Commuters
$1,000

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
Federal Perkins Loans
State Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
Yes

Financial Aid Rating

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
623
Out of State
36%

International
Foreign Countries Represented
10

Demographics

61% female
39% male
36% are out of state
91% are full time
9% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
45%
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

First-Year Students living on campus
62%

Campus Environment
Large Urban

Housing Options

Apartment Single
Dorms Coed

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
0
Number of Honor Societies

Number of Social Sororities
Number of Religious Organizations

Sports

Athletic Division
Other


Student Services


LGBT Support Groups: counseling services are available for all students

Sustainability


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
No

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
6

Average Number of PC's per Lab
175

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
No

Fee for Network Use
No

Student Web Pages Permitted
Yes

Student Web Pages Provided
Yes

Partnerships with Technology Companies
Yes

Online Class Registration Available
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Undergraduates that Own Computers
50%

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
Apple Microsoft

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Admissions Department
Admissions Receptionist

Address
2501 Stevens Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55404

Phone
612-874-3760


Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Main gallery
Student Center

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Walker Art Center
Mall of America
Weissman Museum

Campus Tours

Campus Visiting Center
Monday-Friday
9-5
612-874-3760

Campus Tours
Appointment Required:
Dates:
Times:
Average Length:

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times
Various

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Not Available

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Minneapolis/St Paul International Airport

Driving Instructions to Campus
Coming from East on I-94 (from St. Paul) Take the 11th Street Exit and curve left to Third Avenue. Turn Left on Third Avenue and proceed to 25th Street. The college is on the right next to the parking ramp. Coming from West I-94 Take the Lyndale Avenue exit South to 24th Street. Turn left on 24th Street and proceed to 3rd Avenue. Turn right on Third Avenue to 25th Street. The college is on the right next to the parking ramp. Coming from West I-394 Take Hennepin/Dunwoody exit off I-394 Turn right on Lyndale Avenue and continue South to 24th Street. Turn left on 24th Street and proceed to Third Avenue. Turn right on Third Avenue to 25th Street. The college is on the right next to the parking ramp. Coming from South I-35W Take 31st Street/Lake Street exit. Turn left on 31st Street and proceed two blocks to First Avenue. Turn right on First Avenue. After 2 blocks curve left toward Nicollet Avenue. Turn right on Nicollet Avenue. Turn right on 24th Street and proceed to Third Avenue. Turn right on Third Avenue to 25th Street. The college is on the right next to the parking ramp. Coming from North I-35W Exit on I-94W. Go to the 11th Street exit. Stay on 11th Street to Third Avenue. Turn left on Third Avenue and proceed to 25th Street. The college is on the right next to the parking ramp.

Local Accommodations
The Hyatt Regency, Minneapolis 1300 Nicollet Mall Minneapolis, MN 55403 Call 1-800-233-1234 for reservations and request the $99 MCAD reduced rate. TownePlace Suites 5901 Wayzata Blvd (394 at Hwy 100) St. Louis Park, MN 55416 Call 952-738-7300 or 1-800-257-3000 for Reservations. Please identify yourself as an MCAD visitor.
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Key Stats

406
Applicants
623
Size
64%
Acceptance Rate

Rankings & Lists