Overview

MCAD values transfer students for the experience, insight, knowledge, and vigor they add to our creative community. You are considered a transfer student if you have graduated from a high school program (or equivalent) and have enrolled at a post-secondary institution.

Transfer student profile

32 Transfer students in 2019

Transfer student race/ethnicity (excludes international)
0% African-American
0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0% Asian
16% Latinx
0% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
77% White
7% Multiracial
0% Race/ethnicity unknown

Credit transfer

While we are selective with transfer credits, we may accept up to 30 liberal arts credits and up to 33 studio arts credits with a grade of “C” or better from other regionally-accredited post-secondary institutions and pre-college programs. See mcad.edu/admissions-and-aid/undergraduate/transferring-credit  for full details.

Application deadlines

Fall:
Early Action, Dec. 1
Priority, Feb. 15
Regular, April 1

Spring:
Early Action, Oct. 1
Priority, Nov. 1
Regular, Dec. 1

Scholarships
  • Applicants who meet the deadlines will receive an admission and MCAD Merit Scholarship decision within two weeks, on a rolling basis.
Contact information

Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Office of Admissions
2501 Stevens Avenue
Minneapolis, MN55404
United States

Other Student paths

Traditional undergraduate

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Graduate

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