Welcome to the Massachusetts College of Art and Design. MassArt is a vibrant learning community where artists and designers are prepared to contribute to the creative economy and to shape contemporary culture.

What can you do with a degree from MassArt? Anything you want! Our alumni are shaping the world of the future as painters, sculptors, curators, industrial designers, fashion designers, filmmakers, leaders, and creatives in numerous fields.

At MassArt you’ll find a supportive and imaginative community where you can explore, discover, see, learn, try, fail, laugh, try again, make, cry, succeed, process, and excel, all under the guidance of expert faculty and staff who are ready to prepare you for your future.

Founded in 1873, MassArt is the nation’s first independent public institution of higher education dedicated to the training of artists. That pioneering spirit continues today. At MassArt we are committed to excellence, accessibility, affordability, and diversity.

Please contact our Admissions Office to learn more. If you have a passion to create, MassArt may be just the place for you.

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