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Minneapolis College of Art and Design Academic Experience

Past Performance | Probation Policy|Academic Calendar | Graduate Career Data

Past Performance

What Do We Like To Study?

Most Popular Majors


Probation Policy

The minimum GPA required for all students to remain off probation during their entire college tenure is:

Academic Calendar for 2002-03.

Academic Calendar System:

  • Semester System (two terms comprise academic year)

Summer Sessions:

  • 1 summer session(s) that consist of 6 weeks.

New student orientation:

  • Orientation for new students is held in September and January.

Graduate Career Data

Percentage of graduates who pursue further study:
  • 30% continue immediately.
Percentage of all graduates who pursue graduate study in various fields:
  • Graduate Arts and Sciences Programs: 30%
  • Other: 1%
List of graduate schools most often selected by our recent graduates:
  • California Institute of the Arts, Cranbrook Academy of Art, School of the Art
  • Inst of Chicago.
60% of our graduates enter into a job market related to their major within two years of graduation.

Most prominent alumni/ae:
  • Chris Regan and Peggy Brinker Regan, Emmy Award-winning animators; Oliver Halgunseth, manager of design/illustration, Chrysler Corp.; Tom Arndt, nationally known photographer; Nancy Rice, designer; Nancy Carlson, author and illustrator; Kathleen Laughlin, independent filmmaker; Charles Spencer Anderson and P. Scott Makela, graphic designers; Robert Schwartz, producer.