Member College Profile
Minneapolis College of Art and Design students have been creating cutting-edge work for more than 125 years. Founded in 1886, MCAD provides artists and designers with the instruction they need to grow - and the freedom they need to foster individual creativity.
97% of MCAD's diverse student body of 800 receive financial aid. And, with a student-to-faculty ratio of 12:1, all students get special attention from our renowned faculty, which comprises working artists and designers who know what it takes to be successful and are passionate about helping students pursue their dreams.
The college is host to both traditional and non-traditional fine arts degree programs. Plus, our trailblazing bachelor of science degree program prepares students for the creative business world by giving them the communication, management and visual arts skills to succeed in any career path.
Located in the heart of Minneapolis - a top U.S. destination city for arts and culture - MCAD provides the ideal environment for you to develop both as a creative and as an individual.