I'm visiting Minneapolis College of Art & Design today

A bit different

This’ll be a change.

After covering three community and technical colleges this semester, today I’ll be visiting my first four-year private institution — and an art school at that.

I’m spending the day at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, known around here as MCAD.

With just 700 students or so, it’s on a “postage stamp of a campus” (as one person put it) right next to the Minneapolis Institute of Arts and the Children’s Theatre Company just south of downtown.

I doubt this will be your average college, and I’ll probably have to set aside some of my traditional notions of what the college experience is.

 

  • Towngie

    Ask them about how their students are going to pay off the $45,000+ debt load as artists?

  • Towngie

    Ask them about how their students are going to pay off the $45,000+ debt load as artists?

    • mcadgrad

      Well, i’m paying off my $80k+ debt by working at the job that I got because I went here.

    • mcadgrad

      Well, i’m paying off my $80k+ debt by working at the job that I got because I went here.