Pre College

Pre-College Program

Pre-College Application Requirements

  • Application: APPLY NOW
  • $40 non-refundable application fee
  • Letter of recommendation from an art teacher
  • Essay

The essay should be between 300-500 words and answer one of the following questions:

  1. Why do you want to attend Montserrat’s Pre-College Program?
  2. Describe your artistic experiences and the challenges that you’ve faced up to this point.
  3. Who or what has influenced your art?

Deadlines, Tuition & Fees

Payment Deadline: June 21, 2024
Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions, as space remains available

Tuition: $3,200 (includes all studio courses, art supplies, field trips, and activities)
On-campus housing (optional): $1,000
Total Cost: $4,200

Scholarship Information

Montserrat College of Art’s Pre-College Program offers partial financial assistance for tuition. Scholarships are based on financial need and merit. Please be advised that we receive many applications for financial support, and not all requests can be fulfilled. Submitting an application does not necessarily guarantee a scholarship. You will receive a scholarship notification letter postmarked May 17, 2024.

Scholarship Requirements

To apply for a scholarship to the 2024 Pre-College Program, interested students must complete the application and scholarship requirements by May 3, 2024. Scholarship materials include the following:

  • A copy of your parent’s 2022 or 2023 tax return demonstrating financial need.
  • A portfolio of 5 to 10 samples of artwork uploaded to SlideRoom.

International Applicants

Montserrat accepts international students to the Pre-College Program. For additional information and requirements, email [email protected].


For questions, contact the Office of Admissions at 978.921.4242 x1153 or email [email protected].

Additional information and requirements