United States, Minnesota

A private institution founded in 1886 in Minneapolis specifically for arts and design students, Minneapolis College of Art and Design is a 5-acre settling campus in a small suburban city of Minnesota. Some of the popular undergraduate majors offered by the college include animation, comic art, photography, illustration, graphic design, filmmaking, fine arts, drawing and painting, sculpture, fine arts studio, product design. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar with a student-faculty ratio of 10:1.

Campus Life

One of the finest colleges in the USA for artists and designers, MCAD integrates and delivers a top curriculum. Educating individuals to be professional artists and designers, pioneering thinkers, creative leaders, and engaged global citizens, MCAD has an excellent reputation. Minneapolis College of A&D facilitates housing options which include private or shared apartments. Also, it supports various student clubs and organizations namely: American horror, story club, animation club, dance club. Students do enjoy weekend shows and events hosted by student clubs themselves.

Noted Alumni

Some of the famous artist at Minneapolis College of Art and Design are Margaret Camfferman – Painter, James Casebere - Contemporary artist and photographer, Mark Mallman - Minnesota musician and composer for film, Linus Maurer - Cartoonist, illustrator and puzzle designer, Belle Baranceanu - Artist best known for her paintings and murals, Tuesday Bassen - Designer is best known for her eponymous label, and Samara Golden - Installation artist.