The idea of paying for college can seem overwhelming, but at MCAD the reality of it doesn't have to be.

  • 97% of MCAD students receive financial aid.
  • $11M in aid is awarded to MCAD students annually.
  • MCAD tuition is below the national art college average.
  • Minneapolis is far cheaper to live in than LA, Seattle, NYC, or San Francisco.*

If you are committed to studying art and design, you will find we are just as committed to helping you afford an cation.

There are a number of financial aid opportunities, including scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study, available to you as an MCAD student. Plus, check out this infographic about .