MCAD | Minneapolis College of Art and Design

MINNEAPOLIS
COLLEGE of ART and DESIGN

A Continual Process of Forming and Transforming

MCAD invites exploration and experimentation in your creative practice. Choose from courses ranging from fine arts and design to entrepreneurship and sustainability. With so many choices, where do you see yourself on this journey?

 

Illustrated portrait of a person surrounded by nature ; Makayla Smith
Makayla Smith

Why MCAD?

Offering a transformative education open to all backgrounds, MCAD gets you ready to confidently lead and practice in an ever-evolving world. It’s where students find their personal and professional purpose as creative, cultural leaders.

Superimposed photo of a person's profile an a bed ; Camryn Smith
Camryn Smith
Graphic red and blue collaged image ; Bailey Meadow
Bailey Meadow

MCAD's student body includes 
more than 800 students from 
45 states and 15 countries.

Get Involved

MCAD welcomes you. Through unique events, lectures, alumni programs, and more, there are endless opportunities for everyone to join in.

A group of people smiling during the MCAD Auction

Events

18 February 2023
3:00 PM Online, Central Time

MCAD alumni are accomplished makers, culture shapers, and problem solvers.

More than 97% of MCAD students receive some kind of financial aid. Support MCAD’s mission to offer a world-class education to all.