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Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Today MCAD is a strong national leader in fine arts, design, entrepreneurship, and sustainability education. Through degree programs, continuing education courses, exhibitions, and a number of other community programs and events, MCAD transforms the world through creativity and purpose..

Master's Programmes

Arts, Design & Architecture (3)
Business & Management (1)
Computer Science & IT (1)

About

History

  • 1883: The Minneapolis Society of Fine Arts is formed to raise interest in the fine arts through teaching and exhibitions.
  • 1915: The Society of Fine Arts raises funds to build the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, which opens its doors.
  • 1988: the Minneapolis Society of Fine Arts, the Minneapolis College of Art and Design and the Minneapolis Institute of Arts become autonomous organizations.  

Education

  • Majors
  • Minors
  • Liberal Arts
  • Foundation Studies
  • Master of Fine Arts
  • Master of Arts

Career

MCAD alumni are part of a vibrant and active community all over the world. The college regularly offers opportunities for alumni to reconnect with each other and the college, enjoy special benefits, and share their stories.

Minneapolis College of Art and Design Scholarships

Below you will find scholarships for Minneapolis College of Art and Design. Distinction can be made between scholarships provided by the University and those provided by independent providers.

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Grant
40000 AUD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Veterans’ Fund Graduate Scholarships
Merit-based

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American Australian Association (AAA)
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Independent provider
Grant
50000 INR
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
UniCreds Fly High Scholarship
Merit-based

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Unicreds
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
30 Mar 2024
Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship Programme
Merit-based

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Aga Khan Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
20 Apr 2024
Robert Wilkos Scholarship
Merit-based

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Robert Wilkos
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000000 INR
Deadline
Anytime
Education Future International Scholarship
Merit-based

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Education Future
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
15000 USD
Deadline
18 Aug 2024
Jennifer Dunn Thomson Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Washington Policy Center
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
20 Mar 2024
Obama Foundation Scholars Program
Merit-based

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Obama Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
01 Apr 2024
BeArt-Presets Academic Scholarship Program
Merit-based Need-based

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BeArt-Presets
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
4000 USD
Deadline
05 May 2024
OAS – The New School
Merit-based

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The General Secretariat of the Organization of American States
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2500 USD
Deadline
15 Jun 2024
Dixie Belle Paint Company Scholarship
Merit-based

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Dixie Belle Paint Company
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
The Orlow Firm Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Orlow Firm
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
10 Jul 2024
Elite Lawyer Scholarship
Merit-based

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Elite Lawyer
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
13 Oct 2024
Eric Dalius MuzicSwipe Giving
Merit-based Need-based

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Eric Dalius Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
15 Mar 2024
Diasporans Africa Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Diasporans 
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
The Smooth Movers Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Smooth Movers
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
20 Mar 2024
Innovation in Education
Merit-based

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LA Tutors
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
24 May 2024
Joint Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program
Need-based

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Japan Gov’t/World Bank
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
38000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Marshall Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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The Association of Commonwealth Universities
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
40000 AUD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Veterans’ Fund Graduate Scholarships
Merit-based

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American Australian Association (AAA)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
50000 INR
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
UniCreds Fly High Scholarship
Merit-based

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Unicreds
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
30 Mar 2024
Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship Programme
Merit-based

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Aga Khan Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
20 Apr 2024
Robert Wilkos Scholarship
Merit-based

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Robert Wilkos
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000000 INR
Deadline
Anytime
Education Future International Scholarship
Merit-based

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Education Future
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
15000 USD
Deadline
18 Aug 2024
Jennifer Dunn Thomson Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Washington Policy Center
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
20 Mar 2024
Obama Foundation Scholars Program
Merit-based

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Obama Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
01 Apr 2024
BeArt-Presets Academic Scholarship Program
Merit-based Need-based

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BeArt-Presets
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
4000 USD
Deadline
05 May 2024
OAS – The New School
Merit-based

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The General Secretariat of the Organization of American States
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2500 USD
Deadline
15 Jun 2024
Dixie Belle Paint Company Scholarship
Merit-based

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Dixie Belle Paint Company
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
The Orlow Firm Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Orlow Firm
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
10 Jul 2024
Elite Lawyer Scholarship
Merit-based

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Elite Lawyer
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
13 Oct 2024
Eric Dalius MuzicSwipe Giving
Merit-based Need-based

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Eric Dalius Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
15 Mar 2024
Diasporans Africa Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Diasporans 
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
The Smooth Movers Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Smooth Movers
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
20 Mar 2024
Innovation in Education
Merit-based

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LA Tutors
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
24 May 2024
Joint Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program
Need-based

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Japan Gov’t/World Bank
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
38000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Marshall Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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The Association of Commonwealth Universities
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
40000 AUD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Veterans’ Fund Graduate Scholarships
Merit-based

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American Australian Association (AAA)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
50000 INR
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
UniCreds Fly High Scholarship
Merit-based

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Unicreds
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
30 Mar 2024
Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship Programme
Merit-based

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Aga Khan Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
20 Apr 2024
Robert Wilkos Scholarship
Merit-based

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Robert Wilkos
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000000 INR
Deadline
Anytime
Education Future International Scholarship
Merit-based

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Education Future
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
15000 USD
Deadline
18 Aug 2024
Jennifer Dunn Thomson Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Washington Policy Center
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
20 Mar 2024
Obama Foundation Scholars Program
Merit-based

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Obama Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
01 Apr 2024
BeArt-Presets Academic Scholarship Program
Merit-based Need-based

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BeArt-Presets
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
4000 USD
Deadline
05 May 2024
OAS – The New School
Merit-based

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The General Secretariat of the Organization of American States
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2500 USD
Deadline
15 Jun 2024
Dixie Belle Paint Company Scholarship
Merit-based

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Dixie Belle Paint Company
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
The Orlow Firm Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Orlow Firm
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
10 Jul 2024
Elite Lawyer Scholarship
Merit-based

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Elite Lawyer
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
13 Oct 2024
Eric Dalius MuzicSwipe Giving
Merit-based Need-based

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Eric Dalius Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
15 Mar 2024
Diasporans Africa Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Diasporans 
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
The Smooth Movers Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Smooth Movers
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
20 Mar 2024
Innovation in Education
Merit-based

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LA Tutors
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
24 May 2024
Joint Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program
Need-based

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Japan Gov’t/World Bank
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
38000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Marshall Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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The Association of Commonwealth Universities
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
200 USD
Deadline
29 Feb 2024
Wiingy Future STEM Leaders Scholarship
Merit-based

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Wiingy
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
40000 AUD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Veterans’ Fund Graduate Scholarships
Merit-based

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American Australian Association (AAA)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
50000 INR
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
UniCreds Fly High Scholarship
Merit-based

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Unicreds
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
30 Mar 2024
Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship Programme
Merit-based

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Aga Khan Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
20 Apr 2024
Robert Wilkos Scholarship
Merit-based

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Robert Wilkos
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000000 INR
Deadline
Anytime
Education Future International Scholarship
Merit-based

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Education Future
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
15000 USD
Deadline
18 Aug 2024
Jennifer Dunn Thomson Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Washington Policy Center
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
20 Mar 2024
Obama Foundation Scholars Program
Merit-based

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Obama Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
01 Apr 2024
BeArt-Presets Academic Scholarship Program
Merit-based Need-based

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BeArt-Presets
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
4000 USD
Deadline
05 May 2024
OAS – The New School
Merit-based

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The General Secretariat of the Organization of American States
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2500 USD
Deadline
15 Jun 2024
Dixie Belle Paint Company Scholarship
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

Dixie Belle Paint Company
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
The Orlow Firm Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

The Orlow Firm
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
10 Jul 2024
Elite Lawyer Scholarship
Merit-based

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Elite Lawyer
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
13 Oct 2024
Eric Dalius MuzicSwipe Giving
Merit-based Need-based

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Eric Dalius Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
15 Mar 2024
Diasporans Africa Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

Diasporans 
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
The Smooth Movers Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

The Smooth Movers
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
20 Mar 2024
Innovation in Education
Merit-based

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LA Tutors
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
24 May 2024
Joint Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program
Need-based

Read more about eligibility

Japan Gov’t/World Bank
Location not available

For a complete overview of scholarships for Minneapolis College of Art and Design, visit our scholarship search.

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Services

Housing services

As an MCAD student you can opt to live in our on-campus apartments or you can live off campus.

  • MCAD offers private and shared apartments—not crowded dorms—that contain full kitchens, bedrooms, living rooms, bathrooms, and storage space. Living on campus puts you right in the center of our college community, where you’ll have easy access to student events and campus facilities, most of which are open 24/7.

All apartments include:

  • broadband internet access
  • shower curtain
  • window blinds
  • telephone
  • refrigerator
  • oven and stovetop

Library services

Seek knowledge as well as a peaceful place to relax in the MCAD Library.

  • 50,000 volumes (ranging from academic to fiction)
  • 1,700 CDs and DVDs
  • 145,000 image slides
  • Hundreds of magazine subscriptions
  • Records and record players
  • Quiet, comfortable study spaces
  • Sunlamps
  • Rotating exhibitions

ICT services

All apartments include:

  • broadband internet access
  • telephone

Computer Labs offer the use of:

  • Mac computer labs and stations
  • Wacom tablets and pens
  • Sony projectors
  • Epson scanners

Student Life

Campus life

MCAD's three-acre campus, which shares a block with the Minneapolis Institute of Art, comprises classrooms, professional facilities, galleries, student housing complexes, artist studios, and a sculpture garden. The modernist Main Building is one of the only buildings in the United States designed by Pritzker Prize–winning architect Kenzo Tange, and the historical Julia Morrison Memorial Building is more than a century old.

Sports facilities

On-Campus YogaSpa/Health Days

Fitness Center:
  • Treadmill
  • Ellipticals
  • Recumbent bike
  • Weights and bench
  • Exercise balls
  • Punching bag
  • Life Fitness Multi-Gym

Student clubs

Dance Club anyone? Or Zombie Appreciation Club? Or how about Meditation Homework Club? MCAD is home to an endless list of student clubs, allowing you to get a break from your regular schedule, meet new people, and maybe even learn a few things, too. Oh, and if none of our existing clubs spark your interest, you can always start your own.

Accreditation

MCAD is accredited by associations that review higher education institutions to ensure they meet critical standards:

  • The National Association of Schools of Art and Design is an organization of schools, colleges, and universities with 248 accredited institutional members. It establishes national standards for undergraduate and graduate degrees and other credentials.
  • The Higher Learning Commission reviews the colleges and universities of a nineteen-state region. It is one of seven regional accrediting organizations in the country.

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