In general, Massachusetts College of Art and Design is a fairly selective school. They receive approximately 2,680 applications every year from incoming students. The overall acceptance rate is around 70 percent which equates to 1,874 students who were successful in the admission process of the institution. However, when the term begins, only about 300 or 18 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, 26% of the applicants were men while 73% were women, however, after receiving the acceptance letter, only 75 percent of the women chose Massachusetts College of Art and Design as compared to 24 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 2020 Admissions Cycle. Test scores last reported in 2016
Applications
2,677
Male 712
Female 1,965

 

Acceptance
1,874
Male 420
Female 1,454

 

Enrollment Total
337
Male 82
Female 255


Acceptance Rate
70%
Male
59%
Female
74%

 

Yield
18%
Male
19.5%
Female
17.5%


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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