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 2,700 students are enrolled at Massachusetts College of Art and Design.

Many of the students accepted into this school had an SAT score in the range of 1460 to 1770, or got accepted with an ACT composite score in the range of 22 to 27. We were able to estimate the Massachusetts College of Art and Design average GPA (3.13 - 3.45) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. Massachusetts College of Art and Design admits roughly 70% of students applying. Of those that are admitted, nearly 37% attended the school. You can get more information from the admissions office website at massart.edu.

Overall Massachusetts College of Art and Design Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013

69.8%

The overall acceptance rate for Massachusetts College of Art and Design was reported as 69.8% in Fall 2013 with over 1,410 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.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • SAT Scores: 1460 - 1770
  • ACT Scores: 22 - 27
  • Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.45

How Hard Is It to Get into Massachusetts College of Art and Design?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Massachusetts College of Art and Design, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2019 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2019-2020 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Massachusetts College of Art and Design has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 51.2%
  • 2010-2011: 60.5%
  • 2011-2012: 63.1%
  • 2012-2013: 70.7%
  • 2013-2014: 69.8%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2019-2020: 66.5%

How Does Massachusetts College of Art and Design Compare?

69.8%
This School
55.5%
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Massachusetts College of Art and Design is twenty-six percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Simmons College49.0%
School of the Museum of Fine Arts-Boston76.8%
Wentworth Institute of Technology57.6%
Emmanuel College60.5%
Wheelock College73.2%

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
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)

TotalMaleFemale
Applicants1,40527.7%72.3%
Admitted98124.2%75.8%
Enrolled36726.2%73.8%

Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Massachusetts College of Art and Design (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading500 - 600
Math470 - 580
Writing490 - 590
Total Score1460 - 1770
ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math0 - 0
Composite Score22 - 27
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