Massachusetts College of Art and Design
621 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA
- FAFSA School Code: 002180
- Phone: (617) 879-7000
- School Homepage
- Phone: (617) 879-7222
- Admissions Page
Financial Aid Office
- Phone: (617) 879-7850
- Financial Aid Page
Massachusetts College of Art and Design, located in Boston, Massachusetts, is a public art institution that offers interested students a comprehensive education and training in the fields of art and design. More than twenty different programs are offered at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, including degrees as high as a Master's degree. A list of the more popular programs being offered for aspiring artists includes:
- Graphic Design
- Fashion Design
- Art Teacher Education
Student and special services are available at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, offering personal and academic assistance for students, which includes:
- Online course work available
- Remedial courses
- Academic counseling for students
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Helping students find work after graduation
Students can use a variety of means to evaluate school performance. A school's graduation and loan default rates are among the strongest indicators of educational and career success. Massachusetts College of Art and Design has an annual graduation rate of 68%, and a loan default rate of around 4%.
The last reported accreditation for Massachusetts College of Art and Design was done by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education. Please visit massart.edu for more information on programs offered and consumer disclosures.
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Learn more about programs available at Massachusetts College of Art and Design by clicking on the request information button.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)
Visual and Performing Arts
- Graphic Design (B)
- Painting (B)
- Fashion Design (B, C)
- Illustration (B)
- Photography (B)
- Fine Studio Arts (M)
- Intermedia, Multimedia (B)
- Sculpture (B)
- Film, Video and Photographic Arts (B, M)
- Art History (B)
- Commercial and Advertising Art (C)
- Cinematography And Film (B)
- Design and Visual Communications (B, C, M)
- Jewelry Design (B)
- Fiber, Textile and Weaving Arts (B)
- Printmaking (B)
- Fine Arts and Art Studies (B)
- Craft Design, Folk Art and Artisanry (B)
- Industrial Design (B)
- Ceramic Arts and Ceramics (B)
- Art Teacher Education (B, C, M)
- Environmental Design, Architecture (B, M)
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.
Tuition & Fees Information
Undergraduate Courses - Tuition Details
- Tuition is estimated to be around $11,000 per year
- Per unit charges are around $290 for part time students
Graduate Courses - Tuition Details
- The estimated tuition range for graduate students is around $22,000-$26,000 per year
- Part time students are estimated to pay about $720 to $860 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||87%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||65%||$7,685|
|Receiving Student Loans||75%||$6,554|
Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2009 was around 4%.