Graduate Admissions and Aid | Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Graduate Admissions and Aid

If you are interested in joining the MCAD community, take a look at the following resources and follow the next steps to apply for admission.

Master of Fine Arts

Application Checklist

Get a detailed list of the materials you need to include in your application to MCAD.

Dates and Deadlines

Stay on track by submitting your application, additional materials, and payments by the posted deadlines.

Apply for Admission

The online application is easy to fill out. You can save it as you go, so it doesn’t have to be completed in one sitting. After submitting your online application, the application portal will allow you to track what has been received from your additional materials (transcripts, portfolio, and letters of recommendation). 

Cost

Explore the full cost of an MCAD education, prior to your financial aid.

Master of Arts
Creative Leadership

Application Checklist

Get a detailed list of the materials you need to include in your application to MCAD.

Dates and Deadlines

Stay on track by submitting your application, additional materials, and payments by the posted deadlines.

Apply for Admission

The online application is easy to fill out. You can save it as you go, so it doesn’t have to be completed in one sitting. After submitting your online application, the application portal will allow you to track what has been received from your additional materials (transcripts, portfolio, and letters of recommendation). 

Cost

Explore the full cost of an MCAD education and financial aid options.

Master of Arts
Graphic and Web Design

Application Checklist

Get a detailed list of the materials you need to include in your application to MCAD.

Dates and Deadlines

Stay on track by submitting your application, additional materials, and payments by the posted deadlines.

Apply for Admission

The online application is easy to fill out. You can save it as you go, so it doesn’t have to be completed in one sitting. After submitting your online application, the application portal will allow you to track what has been received from your additional materials (transcripts, portfolio, and letters of recommendation). 

Cost

Explore the full cost of an MCAD education and financial aid options.

Master of Arts
Sustainable Design

Application Checklist

Get a detailed list of the materials you need to include in your application to MCAD.

Dates and Deadlines

Stay on track by submitting your application, additional materials, and payments by the posted deadlines.

Apply for Admission

The online application is easy to fill out. You can save it as you go, so it doesn’t have to be completed in one sitting. After submitting your online application, the application portal will allow you to track what has been received from your additional materials (transcripts, portfolio, and letters of recommendation). 

Cost

Explore the full cost of an MCAD education and financial aid options.