Minneapolis College of Art and Design

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$42,110
1.85% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$28,443
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.913%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
56.9%
668 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
821
88.6% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
57.7%
94 Graduates

About

Minneapolis College of Art and Design is a higher education institution located in Hennepin County, MN. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Minneapolis College of Art and Design were Illustration (37 degrees awarded), Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects (27 degrees), and Graphic Design (15 degrees).

In 2022, 152 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Minneapolis College of Art and Design. 76.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 23.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (108 degrees), 7.2 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (15 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Minneapolis College of Art and Design is $42,110, which is $27,169 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Minneapolis College of Art and Design is $42,110, which is $27,169 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $28,443.

In 2022, 99% of undergraduate students attending Minneapolis College of Art and Design received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 88% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$42,110
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Minneapolis College of Art and Design was $42,110. The cost of tuition at Minneapolis College of Art and Design is $27,169 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

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Average Net Price

$28,443
2022 Value
0.27%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Minneapolis College of Art and Design had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $28,443. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Minneapolis College of Art and Design grew by 0.27%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,380
Room and Board
$3,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Minneapolis College of Art and Design was of $8,380 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $3,200. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.14% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

99%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
88%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

99% of undergraduate students at Minneapolis College of Art and Design received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 1% with respect to 2021, when 100% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
0.913%
2019 Default Rate
2
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Minneapolis College of Art and Design was 0.913%, which represents 2 out of the 219 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Minneapolis College of Art and Design received 668 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 4.7% annual growth. Out of those 668 applicants, 380 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 56.9% acceptance rate.

There were 821 students enrolled at Minneapolis College of Art and Design in 2022. 4% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Minneapolis College of Art and Design has an overall enrollment yield of 42.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

56.9%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
380
Accepted Out of 668

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Minneapolis College of Art and Design was 56.9% (380 admissions from 668 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 65.5%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 4.7%, while admissions declined by −9.09%..

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SAT Scores

4%
Submission Percentage (2022)
7
Scores Submitted (2022)

4% of enrolled first-time students at Minneapolis College of Art and Design in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Minneapolis College of Art and Design had a total enrollment of 821 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Minneapolis College of Art and Design is 727 students and the part-time enrollment is 94. This means that 88.6% of students enrolled at Minneapolis College of Art and Design are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Minneapolis College of Art and Design, both undergraduate and graduate, is 62.9% White, 11% Hispanic or Latino, 6.82% Asian, 6.46% Two or More Races, 4.14% Black or African American, and 1.34% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Minneapolis College of Art and Design in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (44.1%), followed by White Male (19.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.28%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (30%), followed by White Male (15%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (7.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

88.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Minneapolis College of Art and Design in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 821 students. The full-time enrollment at Minneapolis College of Art and Design is 727 and the part-time enrollment is 94. This means that 88.6% of students enrolled at Minneapolis College of Art and Design are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

75%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Minneapolis College of Art and Design was 75%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), Minneapolis College of Art and Design had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    516 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    90 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    56 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Minneapolis College of Art and Design is 62.9% White, 11% Hispanic or Latino, 6.82% Asian, 6.46% Two or More Races, 4.14% Black or African American, and 1.34% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 22 students (2.68%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 80 more women than men received degrees from Minneapolis College of Art and Design. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Minneapolis College of Art and Design is white (108 degrees awarded). There were 7.2 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (15 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Minneapolis College of Art and Design is Illustration (37 degrees awarded), followed by Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects (27 degrees) and Graphic Design (15 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Minneapolis College of Art and Design, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Communication Technologies (27 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (119 degrees), and Precision Production (1 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Minneapolis College of Art and Design are Accountants & auditors (1,025,420 people), Other managers (729,297 people), Financial managers (488,811 people), Chief executives & legislators (378,266 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (279,842 people).

The most specialized majors at Minneapolis College of Art and Design in 2022 are Communication Technologies (27 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (119 degrees), Precision Production (1 degrees), and Business (4 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Minneapolis College of Art and Design are Surgeons, Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Minneapolis College of Art and Design are Communication Technologies (27 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (119 degrees), Precision Production (1 degrees), and Business (4 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Minneapolis College of Art and Design are Elementary & secondary schools (616,916 people), Computer Systems Design (549,230 people), Banking & related activities (483,315 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (433,948 people), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments (413,113 people).

The most specialized majors at Minneapolis College of Art and Design are Communication Technologies (27 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (119 degrees), Precision Production (1 degrees), and Business (4 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Minneapolis College of Art and Design.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 37 degrees awarded
  2. 27 degrees awarded
  3. 15 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Minneapolis College of Art and Design was Illustration with 37 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

36
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
116
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 36 degrees were awarded to men at Minneapolis College of Art and Design, which is 0.31 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (116).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 7 degrees were awarded to men at Minneapolis College of Art and Design in Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects, which is 0.35 times less than the 20 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 31 degrees were awarded to men at Minneapolis College of Art and Design in Illustration, which is 5.17 times more than the 6 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

54%
100% Completion Time
63%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 54% of students graduating from Minneapolis College of Art and Design completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 63% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 63% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Minneapolis College of Art and Design is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 4.26% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    108 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    15 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Minneapolis College of Art and Design is white (108 degrees awarded). There were 7.2 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (15 degrees).

0.658% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    86 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    22 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Minneapolis College of Art and Design is white female (86 degrees awarded). There were 3.91 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (22 degrees).

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Operations

Minneapolis College of Art and Design has an endowment valued at nearly $55.1M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−10.2%) compared to the 0.21% average return (24.5k on 11.6M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2022, Minneapolis College of Art and Design had a total salary expenditure of 27.1M. Minneapolis College of Art and Design employs 20 Professors, 8 Associate professors and 4 Assistant professors. Most academics at Minneapolis College of Art and Design are Male Professor (11), Female Professor (9), and Male Associate professor (4).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Minneapolis College of Art and Design are: Management, with 32 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 30 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 11 employees.

Endowment

$55.1M
2022 Endowment
12.5%
decline from 2021

Minneapolis College of Art and Design has an endowment valued at about $55.1M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Minneapolis College of Art and Design declined 12.5% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $43.4M higher than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$13M
2022 Salaries
15.6%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Minneapolis College of Art and Design paid a median of $13M in salaries, which represents 47.8% of their overall expenditure ($27.1M) and a 15.6% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.56M
Instructional Salaries
35
Number of Employees

In 2022, Minneapolis College of Art and Design paid a total of $2.56M to 35 employees working as instructors, which represents 19.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
20 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
32 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Minneapolis College of Art and Design were Professor with 20 employees, Associate professor with 8 employees, and Assistant professor with 4 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Minneapolis College of Art and Design were Management with 32 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 30 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 11 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Minneapolis College of Art and Design was Male Professor with 11 employees, Female Professor with 9 employees, and Male Associate professor with 4 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Minneapolis College of Art and Design.

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