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Massachusetts College of Art and Design Campus Life

Campus Size

Small Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 610 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 1 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

66% Women
34% Men


Total Varsity Sports


Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
Basketball - - - Yes
Bowling - - - Yes
Court Sports - - - Yes
Flag Football - - - Yes
Frisbee/Disc Sports - - - Yes
Indoor Fitness/Recreation - - - Yes
Soccer - - - Yes
Softball - - - Yes
Volleyball - - - Yes


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.5%
Asian/Pacific Islander 5.4%
Black/non-Hispanic 2.9%
Hispanic 4.1%
Non-resident alien 1.9%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 27.0%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 58.3%
Percent of students with disability 14%

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

We do not have information for clubs or organizations at Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 0
Liquor Law Violation 0
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 1
Property Crime 4
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Jackson from Newburyport, MA
  • 4
  • There are two residence halls, with a new one being built for next year. One building is suite-style, and has great studio workspaces and is good for getting to know…

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  • Alex from Allston, MA
  • 4
  • Though I only spent one year living on Campus, the bonds I made then have lasted. I still live with 2 of my 3 oringinal room mates. The community was…

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  • Vanessa from Orrington, ME
  • 4
  • There are usually activities going on (dances, gallery openings, etc.), but it's really up to you how good your dorm experience is. Occasionally roommates can be a gamble, but for…

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  • Krista from Uxbridge, MA
  • 5
  • The dorms are so fun to live in. I'm living in the Artist's Residence for my second year. They have usual rules like no drinking, smoking, drugs, etc. Living in…

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 3
  • Kaitlyn
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I haven't eaten in the cafeteria but the school store has really good peach tea. If you don't like the food there you can go to wentworths cafeteria.

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  • van donsel from waltham, ma
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    i ate at wentworth's cafeteria during my time there. i'm assuming some of massart's full-time students eat there as well, so it might be important for prospective students to be aware of the quality of wentworth's cafe. the food there is ok, but there are a ton of unhealthy food options and very few healthy options. pretty much everyone eats fried chicken, and the quality of the food isn't anything to write home about, especially not the pastries. the prices are high, too (but that's just college cafeterias). the staff seem unenthusiastic and impatient. perhaps massart's own cafe is better?

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  • 2
  • Sarah from Bedford, NH
  • I am a current student here

    It's college, what do you expect? Needs more healthy options besides salad and limited fruits/vegetables. Too much fried chicken, burgers, pizza, etc..

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  • 3
  • Molly from Lynn, MA
  • I am a current student here

    The food is pretty mediocre. Not a huge amount of options. However, there are two cafeterias because one is shared with Wentworth.

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  • 2
  • Vanessa from Orrington, ME
  • I am a current student here

    The dining hall at MassArt is not fantastic. I generally stick to soup and salad (although oddly enough, the sushi is quite good) when I eat there. However, the variety of cuisine throughout Boston makes up for the lacking cafeteria food. You have to nose around and look for it, but there is affordable (imagine that!) food that tastes like four or five star quality. (And most places deliver!)

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  • 1
  • Alex from Allston, MA
  • I am a current student here

    The on campus dining hall is awful, frankly. I was once given food poisoning from eating there, so I have since stopped giving them my business.

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  • 3
  • Krista from Uxbridge, MA
  • I am a current student here

    Chartwells is the company that's represented in the MassArt cafeteria. The food is a mixture if qualities. It all depends on your taste. They have a good variety of food to suit a variety of people.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Alex from Allston, MA
  • I am a current student here

    Nonexistent. The majors often feel like a kind of brotherhood (or sisterhood, or just a kind of hood, to be all-inclusive), but there are no fraternities or sororities at the school.

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