Massachusetts College of Art and Design

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Massachusetts College of Art and Design can be found in Boston, MA, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Around 2,300 students are enrolled at Massachusetts College of Art and Design.

Massachusetts College of Art and Design admits roughly 60% of students applying. Of those that are admitted, nearly 21% attended the school. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Massachusetts College of Art and Design Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Massachusetts College of Art and Design was reported as 57.8% in Fall 2020 with over 3,090 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Massachusetts College of Art and Design has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 70.9%
  • 2017-2018: 70.7%
  • 2018-2019: 67.2%
  • 2019-2020: 57.8%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 60.1%

How Does Massachusetts College of Art and Design Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Massachusetts College of Art and Design is two percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

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Wentworth Institute of Technology68.6%
Emmanuel College78.1%
The New England Conservatory of Music36.9%
Fisher College69.3%
Emerson College33.4%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)

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