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General Information
23 Essex Street
Beverly , Massachusetts 01915-4508

Disability Resource Office

23 Essex Street
Beverly, MA 01915-4508
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About Montserrat College of Art

Montserrat College of Art, located in the serene coastal town of Beverly, Massachusetts, is a prestigious not-for-profit, private institution that offers a comprehensive four-year art education. With a strong emphasis on creativity, critical thinking, and hands-on experiences, Montserrat College of Art is dedicated to nurturing the artistic talents and aspirations of its students.

Nestled in a picturesque New England setting, Montserrat College of Art provides an inspiring backdrop for students to explore and express their artistic visions. The college is situated in Beverly, a charming and vibrant city known for its rich cultural heritage and idyllic coastal beauty. Beverly, located just 40 minutes north of Boston, offers students the best of both worlds – a close-knit community environment and easy access to the cultural and artistic opportunities of a major city.

As a not-for-profit institution, Montserrat College of Art focuses solely on the success and development of its students. It prides itself on small class sizes, ensuring that each student receives individualized attention and guidance from renowned faculty who are experienced professionals in their respective fields. This intimate learning environment fosters close relationships between students and faculty, allowing for mentorship, collaboration, and personal growth.

The college offers a diverse range of undergraduate programs, including Fine Arts, Illustration, Graphic Design, Photography, Painting, Sculpture, Printmaking, Animation and Interactive Media, and Art Education. Each program is carefully designed to provide students with a strong foundation in both technical skills and conceptual thinking. The curriculum encourages experimentation, pushing boundaries, and embracing different perspectives – preparing students for the ever-evolving art industry.

In addition to the traditional studio-based courses, Montserrat College of Art also provides opportunities for students to engage in immersive real-world experiences. Through internships, co-op programs, and study abroad opportunities, students gain valuable professional experience and cultural exposure, enhancing their artistic skills and global perspective.

The campus itself is a vibrant hub of artistic activity. With state-of-the-art facilities, including well-equipped studios, galleries, a digital media lab, and a library specializing in visual arts, students have access to all the necessary resources to bring their creative ideas to life. The college also hosts regular exhibitions, lectures, and workshops featuring renowned artists, providing students with ample opportunities to engage with industry professionals and expand their artistic horizons.

Montserrat College of Art recognizes the importance of accessibility in art education. While the campus is visually stunning, it acknowledges that physical barriers can hinder the artistic endeavors of individuals with disabilities. As such, the college is actively dedicated to ensuring access to its campus and facilities for all. Through continuous improvements and innovations, Montserrat College of Art strives to create a welcoming and inclusive environment where all students can thrive.

For students seeking an exceptional art education in an enriching coastal setting, Montserrat College of Art offers an immersive experience that fosters creativity, critical thinking, and personal growth. With its not-for-profit status, renowned faculty, individualized attention, and emphasis on real-world experiences, the college prepares students for successful careers in the dynamic world of art and design. Whether exploring the charming city of Beverly or immersing oneself in the vibrant artistic community on campus, Montserrat College of Art offers an inspiring environment where creativity thrives and dreams become reality.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

      • Notetaking Assistance
      • Exam Accomodations
      • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
      • Scribe Services
      • Qualified Readers
      • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
      • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters
      • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)

      Services Provided

          • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
          • Priority Enrollment
          • Reduced courseload
          • Medical leave
          • Residence Hall Accommodations

          Campus Accessibility

          Accessible Level

              • Student Health Services
              • Mental Health Support Services
              • The library(ies)
              • Institution Online Platforms
              • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
              • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
              • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
              • Entertainment and Event Facilities
              • On-Campus Transit
              • Close Off-Campus Transit
              • Student Housing
              • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)

              Services Provided

                  • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
                  • Service and Emotional Support Animals
                  • Study Abroad Program Accommodations
                  • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations