Maine College of Art

Portland, ME

Maine College of Art

Portland, ME

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Tuition & Fees

$38,310

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

26%

male

74%

female

-

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 560
Declined 237
Total Received 797
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Private

446

undergraduate students

72

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Founded in 1882, the Maine College of Art is a private institution of the arts. The campus is located in Portland, 100 miles north of Boston.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 518
Established in 1882
Coeducational Coeducational

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Urban campus in Portland (population: 66,882), 100 miles from Boston. Served by air, bus, and train; major airport serves Boston. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Maine College of Art
522 Congress Street
Portland, ME
04101

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
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $70
Other application fee ($60 for international students)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) February 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Considered if submitted SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 560
Declined 237
Total Received 797

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Formal demonstration of competencies
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Admission test scores

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Internships

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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Financial Aid

100%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$17,879

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $37,580
Room $8,650
Board $4,120
Additional fees $730
Books & supplies $1,250
Total $52,330
Average Financial Aid - $17,879
Total with Avg. Aid $34,451

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 207 699-5073
F: 207 699-5069
finaid@meca.edu

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects.
Art Teacher Education.
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics.
Crafts/Craft Design, Folk Art and Artisanry.
Fashion/Apparel Design.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Graphic Design.
Intermedia/Multimedia.
Jewelry Arts.
Painting.
Photography.
Sculpture.

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Programs Offered

  • Double majors
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Education

518

total students

21%

in-state

79%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

86%

446
students

Female
74%
328

Male
26%
118

14%

72
students

Female
68%
49

Male
32%
23

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

432
students

Female
73%
317

Male
27%
115

3%

14
students

Female
79%
11

Male
21%
3

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Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

Not Reported

Students are transfer students

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
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

60

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

61

semester hours

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