Master of Fine Arts Admissions | Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Master of Fine Arts Admissions

MCAD campus in the summer

If you are interested in joining the MCAD MFA program, review the following resources and take the next step to apply for admission.

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). 


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