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Montserrat College of Art welcomes University of the Arts students.

Montserrat College of Art is located in the Boston Metro area. Our inclusive student-artist community thrives in the vibrant downtown of Beverly, only three blocks from the Atlantic Ocean. Founded by working artists, Montserrat’s well-rounded, interdisciplinary approach to visual art and design education infuses art making with research and critical thinking in each of the twelve concentrations within our BFA degree program.

Whatever your passion, you’ll find classes, gallery shows, internship opportunities, and ideas that inspire you at Montserrat! We ensure that graduates leave equipped with the confidence and skills to build lives of creative enterprise and community engagement, and our Career Design Studio assists students with lifelong career assistance. 

We are here to help you with your transfer needs.

  • No application fees.
  • Fall 2024 and Spring 2025 spaces are still open.
  • Expedited transfer credit evaluations.
  • Portfolio, essay, and recommendation letters are waived for students in good standing.
  • Merit-based scholarships and Transfer scholarships are available.
  • On-campus housing is available.

Contact our Director of Admissions, Michela Davola at 978.921.4242 x1153 or [email protected]

We offer a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a choice of 12 Concentrations and 5 Minors:

BFA Concentrations


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three students walking in the Beverly Commons
two students looking at a laptop in a student lounge
Student pinning fabric to a wall
two students sitting in a window working on their laptops
Student working with clay
hand working on animation project on tablet
three students looking at a gallery wall
Painting of many people around a large pot of soup over an open fire

Marc Elie Monrdan

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student using 3D printer

Lynx Fabian

Student inking a print plate with a brayer