In general, Massachusetts College of Art and Design is a somewhat selective school. They receive approximately 2,430 applications every year from incoming students. The overall acceptance rate is around 79 percent which equates to 1,922 students who were successful in the admission process of the institution. However, when the term begins, only about 400 or 20 percent of the candidates will have decided on Massachusetts College of Art and Design as their future school. Based on the institution’s application data, 25% of the applicants were men while 74% were women, however, after receiving the acceptance letter, only 74 percent of the women chose Massachusetts College of Art and Design as compared to 25 percent of men who decided to enroll. Students are asked to submit their ACT or SAT scores to Massachusetts College of Art and Design when filling out the application. Often, an ACT score between 21 - 26 or an SAT score between 970 - 1,160 is the range that students have greater chances to be accepted. This institution also accepts Advanced Placement (AP) credits, Credit for life experiences, and Dual enrollment. Massachusetts College of Art and Design’s undergraduate application fee is $70. To apply to Massachusetts College of Art and Design, you are required to send these required documents: Completion of college-preparatory program, Formal demonstration of competencies, Recommendations, Secondary school GPA, and a Secondary school record.

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Student ACT Scores

25th %
75th %



Student SAT Scores

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2021 Admissions Cycle. Test scores last reported in 2016
Applications
2,433
Male 615
Female 1,818

 

Acceptance
1,922
Male 426
Female 1,496

 

Enrollment Total
384
Male 98
Female 286


Acceptance Rate
79%
Male
69.3%
Female
82.3%

 

Yield
20%
Male
23%
Female
19.1%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$70


Graduate

$90



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits
  • Credit for life experiences
  • Dual enrollment

    Admission considerations

    Required

    Completion of college-preparatory program
    Formal demonstration of competencies
    Recommendations
    Secondary school GPA
    Secondary school record
    TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)



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