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Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Boston, MA

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Overview

Massachusetts College of Art and Design is a Comprehensive institution located in Boston, MA, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 621 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA  02115
United States
Contact Lauren Wilshusen
Dean of Admissions/Enrollment Management
Email: admissions@massart.edu
Phone: 617-879-7226
Fax: 617-879-7250

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Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
Architectural And Building Sciences/technology Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Art Teacher Education Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Ceramic Arts And Ceramics Checkmark
Cinematography And Film/video Production Checkmark
Crafts/craft Design, Folk Art And Artisanry Checkmark
Fashion/apparel Design Checkmark
Fiber, Textile And Weaving Arts Checkmark
Film/video And Photographic Arts, Other Checkmark
Illustration Checkmark
Industrial And Product Design Checkmark
Intermedia/multimedia Checkmark
Jewelry Arts Checkmark
Painting Checkmark
Photography Checkmark
Printmaking Checkmark
Sculpture Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,433
Applied
1,914
Accepted
1,778
Enrolled
79%
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Female Admissions

1,818
Females Applied
1,488
Females Accepted
82%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

615
Males Applied
426
Males Accepted
69%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

70
Application Fee
3.53
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation
Other requirements exist (see below)
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 3
Other requirements: Portfolio of 15-20 pieces of artwork completed in the last 2 years

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen February 1st Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan December 1st January 31st
Transfer March 1st April 15th

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

1,030
In-state
26,630
Out-of-state
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Fees

13,170
Full-time student fees
14,800
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

12,192
Avg. Financial Aid Package
11,682
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
5,864
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,205
Avg. Loan Aid
3,261
Avg. Grant Aid
7,569
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
39%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
7%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,778
Total Undergrad students
4%
International Students
21%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 13.23%
Black or African American 3.54%
White or Caucasian 54.44%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.06%
Asian 7.14%
Two or more races 4.12%
Other 12.88%

Gender

Male (26.6%)
Female (73.4%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 25%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
All School Show

Student Services

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Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
security lighting, self-defense workshops

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark No No
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark No No
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football No No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No

Faculty

317
Total Faculty
9:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 119
Part-time - 198
Male - 145
Female - 172
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