Massachusetts College of Art and Design

country rank  758
world rank  2395

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University Overview

Founded in 1873, Massachusetts College of Art and Design is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Boston (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Massachusetts. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MCAD) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MCAD) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 145 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym MCAD
Founded 1873

University Location

Address 621 Huntington Avenue
Boston (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
02115-5882 Massachusetts
United States
T +1 (617) 879 7000
F +1 (617) 566 4034

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 621 Huntington Avenue
Boston 02115-5882
+1 (617) 879 7222

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 200-299
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1954


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Massachusetts System of Public Higher Education (MSPHE)
  • Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD)

Academic Structure

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