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Massachusetts College of Art and Design

621 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA

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Massachusetts College of Art and Design, located in Boston, MA, is a public art institution that offers interested students career training and education in the fields of art and design. Massachusetts College of Art and Design has more than twenty different programs available to students, with a Master's degree being the highest level available. Here are the programs with more popularity among aspiring artists:

  • Graphic Design
  • Painting
  • Fashion Design
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Illustration

Student and special services are available at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, providing personal and academic assistance for students, which includes:

  • Online classes
  • Remedial courses
  • Career path counseling
  • 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 near 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.

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Programs Offered

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.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

Visual and Performing Arts

Education

  • Art Teacher Education (B, C, M)

Architecture

  • 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

  • Annual tuition is estimated to range between $10,000-$12,000
  • Part time students are estimated to pay about $270 to $320 per unit

Graduate Courses - Tuition Details

  • Annual tuition for graduate students is estimated to range between $23,000-$27,000
  • For part-time students, charges are between $750-$900 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 StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid87%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships65%$7,685
Receiving Student Loans75%$6,554

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2009 was around 4%.