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Graphic Communications at Minneapolis College of Art and Design

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Graphic Communications at Minneapolis College of Art and Design

If you plan to study graphic communications, take a look at what Minneapolis College of Art and Design has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

MCAD is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota and approximately 796 students attend the school each year. In 2019, 24 graphic communication majors received their bachelor's degree from MCAD.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Graphic Communications section at the bottom of this page.

MCAD Graphic Communications Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Communication

MCAD Graphic Communications Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the graphic communication progam at MCAD compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The graphic communication major at MCAD is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Graphic Communications. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Focused Graphic Communications Bachelor’s Degree Schools 13
Most Focused Graphic Communications Schools 20
Most Popular Graphic Communications Bachelor’s Degree Schools 37
Most Popular Graphic Communications Schools 89

Graphic Communication Student Demographics at MCAD

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the graphic communication majors at Minneapolis College of Art and Design.

MCAD Graphic Communications Bachelor’s Program

62% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 24 graphic communication majors earned their bachelor's degree from MCAD. Of these graduates, 38% were men and 62% were women.

MCAD Gender Breakdown of Graphic Communications Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 58% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in graphic communication at MCAD are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Minneapolis College of Art and Design with a bachelor's in graphic communication.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Graphic Communications Majors at Minneapolis College of Art and Design
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 4
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 14
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 4

MCAD also has a doctoral program available in graphic communication. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Graphic Communication Grads May Go Into

A degree in graphic communication can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for MN, the home state for Minneapolis College of Art and Design.

Occupation Jobs in MN Average Salary in MN
Printing Press Operators 6,220 $44,670
Data Entry Keyers 2,410 $35,280
Prepress Technicians 1,410 $48,000
Etchers and Engravers 710 $33,780
Desktop Publishers 380 $45,830


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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