Tuition & Fees

$48,630

$48,630

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Not Reported

undergraduateRatios

25%

male

75%

female

1

teacher

8

students

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Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,240
Declined + 1,396
Total Received 3,636
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Private (nonprofit)

1,694

undergraduate students

396

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Graphic Design
  2. Illustration
  3. Painting
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Codes

SAT 5399
ACT 1710

Social Networks

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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Location

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 2,090
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)

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Baltimore, MD

16-acre, urban campus in Baltimore (population: 616,958). 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

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
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Admissions Facts

Application fee $70
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 1 (priority deadline)
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

Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,240
Declined + 1,396
Total Received 3,636

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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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
February 1

Institution's own financial aid form
February 1

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 410 225-2285
F: 410 225-2558

Financial Aid Officer

DeRodrick Jonkins
Associate Vice President for Financial Aid
djonkins@mica.edu

Majors

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

  1. Graphic Design
  2. Illustration
  3. Painting

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

2,090

total students

26%

in-state

74%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

81%

1,694
students

Female
75%
1,267

Male
25%
427

19%

396
students

Female
74%
293

Male
26%
103

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

1,674
students

Female
75%
1,255

Male
25%
419

2%

20
students

Female
60%
12

Male
40%
8

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Student Break-down

24%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
41%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
12%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

53%

Transfer applicants accepted

33%

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: April 1

Spring: November 1

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

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
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 31
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
South Korea
Taiwan
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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