Tuition & Fees

$31,670

$31,670

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Not Reported

undergraduateRatios

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Admissions Data Not Reported

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Private (nonprofit)

Student Enrollment
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Graphic Design
  2. Ceramics
  3. Painting
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Codes

SAT 3701
ACT 6908

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School Facts

The Maine College of Art (formerly Portland School of Art), founded in 1882, is a private institution of the arts. The campus is located in Portland, 100 miles north of Boston.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Established in 1882
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

Portland, ME

Urban campus in Portland (population: 63,008), 100 miles from Boston. Served by air, bus, and train; major airport serves Boston. Public transportation serves campus.

Maine College of Art
522 Congress Street
Portland, ME 04101

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
29%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
61%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Particular talent/ability

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Interview
Recommendations
Secondary school record

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Standardized test scores
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Shannon Cote
Interim Director of Admissions
P: 800 699-1509
F: 207 699-5080
admissions@meca.edu

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Ceramics
Graphic Design
Illustration
Metalsmithing/Jewelry
New Media
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture
Self-Designed Major
Studio Art
Woodworking/Furniture Design
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Undergraduate

Not reported

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

Not reported

undergraduatePart-time

Not reported

Transfer Admissions

Not Reported

Transfer applicants accepted

Not Reported

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

60

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

61

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Internships
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

85%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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