Massachusetts College of Art

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General Information

Admission Office
621 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115-5882
(617) 879-7222
Fax: (617) 879-7250

Contact: Kathleen Keenan
Associate Vice President for Planning and Enrollment
Main Address
621 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
(617) 879-7000

www.massart.edu

Size
Total undergrads: 2,199
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 276
Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,692
Graduate enrollment: 150

Setting
Urban setting
Very large city (over 500,000)
Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $30

Out-of-state application fee: $65

Online application fee: $30
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 51%

Percent students who return sophomore year: 87%

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $7,450 $7,900 $8,400 $9,000 +7.14%
Books and Supplies $2,000 $2,000 $2,100 $2,100 0.00%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $11,140 $11,220 $11,288 $11,750 +4.09%
Other $1,560 $1,280 $1,312 $1,350 +2.90%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $12,230 $11,770 $12,070 $11,750 -2.65%
Other $1,560 $1,280 $1,280 $1,350 +5.47%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $22,150 $22,400 $23,100 $24,200 +4.76%
In-state Off Campus $23,240 $22,950 $23,850 $24,200 +1.47%
In-state with Family $9,450 $9,900 $10,500 $11,100 +5.71%
Average Graduate Student Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $18,450
In-state Student Fees $0
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $18,450
Out-of-state Fees $0

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 208 75%
Grant or scholarship aid 111 40% $812,908 $7,323
• Federal grants 55 20% $254,041 $4,619
• Pell grants 52 19% $195,416 $3,758
• Other federal grants 40 14% $58,625 $1,466
State/local government grant or scholarships 64 23% $118,788 $1,856
Institutional grants or scholarships 104 38% $440,079 $4,232
Student loan aid 186 67% $1,196,758 $6,434
• Federal student loans 185 67% $965,377 $5,218
• Other student loans 48 17% $231,381 $4,820

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Total of All Education Programs 392 48 24
Architecture and Related Services 14
Environmental Design/Architecture 14
Education 24 12 4
Art Teacher Education 24 12 4
Visual and Performing Arts 354 36 20
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 20
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics 5
Cinematography and Film/Video Production 19
Commercial and Advertising Art 9
Crafts/Craft Design, Folk Art and Artisanry 5
Design and Visual Communications 13 6 1
Fashion/Apparel Design 32 8
Fiber, Textile and Weaving Arts 8
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other 20 11
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other 4
Fine/Studio Arts 19
Graphic Design 36
Illustration 35
Industrial and Product Design 15 2
Intermedia/Multimedia 19
Metal and Jewelry Arts 8
Painting 41
Photography 43
Printmaking 13
Sculpture 18

Above data represent first majors only.

(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.


Undergraduate Majors

Architecture & Related Programs

Environmental Design B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Ceramics B
Design/Visual Communications B
Fashion Design B,C
Fiber/Textile/Weaving Arts B
Film Production/Cinematography B
Film Studies B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Graphic Design B,C
Industrial Design B,C
Metal/Jewelry Arts B
Multimedia B
Painting B
Photography B
Printmaking B
Sculpture B

Education

Art Teacher Education B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.


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