Tuition & Fees

$45,400

$45,400

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Not Reported

undergraduateRatios

26%

74%

male

female

1
9

teacher

students

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Selective

57%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,984
Declined + 1,491
Total Received 3,475
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Private (nonprofit)

1,679

undergraduate students

397

graduate students

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Fun Facts

  • Students at the Maryland Institute College of Art can take classes in Mount Royal Station, a refurbished train depot and official historic landmark the school acquired and converted into campus spaces in 1964.

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School Facts

The Maryland Institute College of Art, founded in 1826, is a private college. Its 16-acre campus is located in downtown Baltimore.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,076
Established in 1826
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)

Baltimore, MD

16-acre, urban campus in Baltimore (population: 622,793). Served by air, bus, and train; air also serves Washington, DC (41 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

Maryland Institute College of Art
1300 Mount Royal Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21217-4134

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
88%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
98%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Admissions Facts

Application fee $70
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 1 (priority deadline)
April 1
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

57%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,984
Declined + 1,491
Total Received 3,475

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Particular talent/ability
Secondary school record

Important

Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Minority affiliation
Recommendations
Volunteer Work

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Theresa Lynch Bedoya
Vice President for Admission and Financial Aid
P: 410 225-2222
F: 410 225-2337
admissions@mica.edu

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Animation
Animation/Humanistic Studies
Art Education
Art History/Theory/Criticism
Business of Art/Design
Ceramics
Ceramics/Humanistic Studies
Community Arts
Critical Studies
Curatorial Practice
Design Leadership
Drawing
Drawing/Humanistic Studies
Environmental Design
Environmental Design/Humanistic Studies
Fiber
Fiber/Humanistic Studies
Filmmaking
Fine Arts
Game Design
General Fine Arts
General Fine Arts/Humanistic Studies
Graphic Design
Graphic Design/Humanistic Studies
Illustration
Illustration Practice
Illustration/Humanistic Studies
Information Visualization
Interaction Design/Art
Interaction Design/Arts/Humanistic Studies
Interdisciplinary Sculpture
Interdisciplinary Sculpture/Humanistic Studies
Painting
Painting/Humanistic Studies
Photography
Photography/Humanistic Studies
Printmaking
Printmaking/Humanistic Studies
Product Design
Sculpture
Social Design
User Experience Design
Video/Film Arts
Video/Film Arts/Humanistic Studies
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Undergraduate

81%

1,679
students

Female
74%
1,249

Male
26%
430

Graduate

19%

397
students

Female
72%
286

Male
28%
111

undergraduateFull-time

98%

1,654
students

Female
75%
1,232

Male
25%
422

undergraduatePart-time

2%

25
students

Female
68%
17

Male
32%
8

Student Break-down

18%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
45%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
10%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

50%

Transfer applicants accepted

35%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.80
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: March 15

Spring: November 5

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

60

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

60

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

85%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Special housing
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 25
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Singapore
South Korea
Turkey
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Kenneth Yee
Admission Counselor & Assistant Coordinator of International Admission
410 225-2222
kyee@mica.edu

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