Undergraduate Dates and Deadlines | Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Undergraduate Dates and Deadlines

MCAD is currently accepting undergraduate admissions applications for fall semester (August to December) and spring semester (January to May).

Accepted applicants who meet the following deadlines will receive an admission and Merit Scholarship decision within two weeks, on a rolling basis.

Fall Admission
Early Action* December 1
Priority Decision February 15
Regular Decision** April 1
Spring Admission
Early Action* October 1
Priority Decision November 1
Regular Decision** December 1

*Early Action application has many benefits, including eligibility for the MCAD Laptop Scholarship.

**Regular Decision applications will be accepted on a space-available basis. If space is available and if the applicant admitted, an admission and Merit Scholarship decision will be made within two weeks, on a rolling basis.