Pre College is Currently Full. Waitlist Only
July 11 – July 31, 2021



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Pre-College Application Requirements

  • Application: Click here to apply
  • $40 non-refundable application fee
  • Letter of recommendation from an art teacher
  • Essay

The essay should be between 300-500 words and answers 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 16th, 2021

Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions, as space remains available

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 15, 2021.

Scholarship Requirements
To apply for a scholarship to the 2021 Pre-College Program, interested students must complete the application and scholarship requirements by May 7, 2021.  Scholarship materials include the following:

  • A copy of your parent’s 2020 tax return demonstrating financial need.
  • A portfolio of 5 to 10 samples of artwork uploaded to slideroom.

Tuition: $2,750 (includes all studio courses, art supplies, field trips, and activities)
On-campus housing (optional): $750
Total Cost: $3,500

International Applicants
Montserrat accepts international students to the Pre-College Program. Please contact the Office of Admissions at 978.921.4242 x 1153 or email for additional information and requirements.

For questions, please contact the Admissions Office at 978.921.4242 x 1153 or email