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Student Withdrawal & Refund Policy

  • Student officially withdraws prior to the first day of the semester; 
    100% reduction of Student Charge (Tuition & Fee)
    Less a forfeiture of the student deposit
  • If a Student officially withdraws during the first two weeks of the semester;
    50% reduction of Student Charge (Tuition & Fee)
  • If a Student officially withdraws from the beginning of the third week on;
    0% reduction of Student Charge (Tuition & Fee)

Please Note: Failure to attend class does not constitute official withdrawal from the semester. The Student is required to submit the appropriate forms.

Financial Aid Withdrawal & Reduction Policy

Massachusetts College of Art & Design adheres to the Federal policy whereby Student Financial Aid is earned during the semester by the Students' attendance of academic classes.

Should a Student withdraw from the academic semester or cease attending classes, his or her Student Financial Aid is adjusted as follows:

Point of the SemesterPercentage EarnedReduction of Financial Aid
10% point of the Semester10%90%
20% point of the Semester20%80%
30% point of the Semester30%70%
40% point of the Semester40%60%
50% point of the Semester50%50%
60% point of the Semester100%0%