Minneapolis College of Art and Design Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at Minneapolis College of Art and Design is 6:1, and the school has 84.2 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Minneapolis College of Art and Design include: Illustration; Graphic Design; Photography; Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies; and Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 80.5 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Arts/fine arts Philosophy
Humanities Sciences (biological or physical)
Computer literacy History
Mathematics Social science
English (including composition)
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 6:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Illustration 30%
Graphic Design 16%
Photography 15%
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies 13%
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects 10%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Certificate, terminal-associate, Bachelor's, Post-bachelor's certificate, Master's
Combined-degree programs N/A
Student participation in special academic programs
Service learning 10%
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience 100%
Undergraduate research/creative projects 100%
Institution is G.I. Bill certified No
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program No
Institution is SOC Member No
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit No

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 81%
4-year graduation rate 54%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


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