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Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Program in Visual Studies

Minneapolis, MN

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Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Overview

Minneapolis College of Art and Design / Program in Visual Studies is located in Minneapolis, MN, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Comic art
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Drawing
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Filmmaking
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Photography
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Illustration
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Furniture design
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Printmaking
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Sculpture
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Graphic design
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Animation
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Fine arts
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Painting
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Interactive media

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 10

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required
Thesis exhibit

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

166
Applied
46
Accepted
12
Enrolled
28%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Portfolio of visual artwork, resume, 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

30
Total Graduate Students
43%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.33%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 43%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 6.67%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 3.33%

Gender

Male (23%)
Female (76%)

Faculty

42
Total faculty
Full-time - 42
Part-time - 0
Male (29)
Female (13)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Visual arts: animation, comic art, drawing, filmmaking, furniture design, graphic design, illustration, interactive media, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 2501 Stevens Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55404-4347
United States
Contact Graduate Director
Email: admissions@mcad.edu
Phone: 612-209-1471

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