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Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Overview

Massachusetts College of Art and Design / Graduate Programs is located in Boston, MA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Architecture (M Arch)
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
Master of Design (M Des)
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)
(Postbaccalaureate Certificate)
Master of Education (M Ed)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 55
Other Advanced Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required
Thesis exhibition (for MFA programs); thesis project and document (for M!Arch, M!Des and MFA programs)

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

358
Applied
204
Accepted
77
Enrolled
57%

Applying

90
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 4th January 4th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Portfolio, college transcripts, resume, statement of purpose, letters of reference, interview; 6 units of coursework in art history (for MFA programs)
Additional Entrance Requirements Portfolio, college transcripts, resume, statement of purpose, letters of reference, interview

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 85
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 4
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

132
Total Graduate Students
26%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
73%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.3%
Black or African American 2.27%
White or Caucasian 49%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 9.85%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 0.76%
Unknown 11.36%

Gender

Male (43%)
Female (56%)

Faculty

84
Total faculty
Full-time - 35
Part-time - 49
Male (48)
Female (36)

Location & Contact

Address 621 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA  02115-5882
United States
Contact Paul Paturzo
Dean of Graduate Studies
Email: pjpaturzo@massart.edu
Phone: 617-879-7166

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