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Massachusetts College of Art and Design Foundation , Inc

Phone: (617) 879-7000 Fax: (617) 566-4034 621 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115 http://www.massart.edu


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Description

Massachusetts College of Art and Design, founded in 1873, is recognized as one of the premier colleges of art and design in the US. A public independent college, MassArt is known for providing broad access to a high quality professional arts education, accompanied by a strong general education in the liberal arts.  The college offers a comprehensive range of baccalaureate and graduate degree, continuing education, and K-12 programs, taught by outstanding faculty and designed to encourage individual creativity. A major cultural force in Boston, MassArt presents public programs of innovative exhibitions, lectures, and events.


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Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 13 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that raised the rating for Massachusetts College of Art and Design Foundation , Inc include:

  • Length of time business has been operating
  • Complaint volume filed with BBB for business of this size
  • Response to 1 complaint(s) filed against business
  • Resolution of complaint(s) filed against business

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Customer Complaints Summary Read complaint details

1 complaint closed with BBB in last 3 years | 1 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 0
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 1
Total Closed Complaints 1

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

0 Customer Reviews on Massachusetts College of Art and Design Foundation , Inc
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 0

Additional Information

BBB file opened: January 01, 1873 Business started: 01/01/1873 in MA Business incorporated 04/14/1981 in MA
Licensing, Bonding or Registration

This business is in an industry that may require professional licensing, bonding or registration. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain any requirements are currently being met.

These agencies may include:

Massachusetts Department of Education
75 Pleasant Street , Malden MA 02148-5023
http://www.doe.mass.edu
Phone Number: 781-338-3300 or TTY: 800-439-2370
Fax Number: 617-388-3394
ata@doe.edu

Massachusetts Department of Education: Office of Certification
75 Pleasant Street , Malden MA 02148-9140
http://www.doe.mass.edu/educators/
Phone Number: (781)338-3000 or TTY:(800) 439 2370
Fax Number: 781-388-3391

Type of Entity

Corporation

Contact Information
Customer Contact: Ms. Susie Stockwell, Director of Communications
Number of Employees

360

Business Category

SCHOOLS-UNIVERSITIES & COLLEGES (ACADEMIC) Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (NAICS: 611310)

Alternate Business Names
Massachusetts College of Art and Design
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BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview


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Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

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BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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Star Rating scale

  Average Score
5 stars 5.00
4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

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