Cost | Minneapolis College of Art and Design


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

2021/22 Academic Year

Tuition Per Semester Per Year
6 Credits (full-time) $5,130* $10,260
3 Credits (part-time) $2,565 $5,130
Per Credit $855 (fall, spring)
$855 (summer—applies to graphic and web design only)
Fees Per Semester Per Year
Technology Fee $125 $250
Textbooks and Supplies (estimated) $685 $1,370
One Time Fee for New Students
Tuition Deposit (credited to your tuition upon enrollment) $300

Do you plan to work while earning your master’s degree? MCAD offers an employer tuition reimbursement program.

As an MA student, you may qualify for certain types of financial aid, such as external scholarships and/or loans.