Tuition & Fees

$38,550

$38,550

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
14%
24-29
27%
18-23
39%
12-17
19%
6-11
1%
24-29
38%
18-23
41%
12-17
21%
30-36
8%
24-29
31%
18-23
43%
12-17
18%
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undergraduateRatios

31%

male

69%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 635
Declined + 357
Total Received 992
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Private (nonprofit)

756

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Illustration
  2. New Studio Practice
  3. Communication Design
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Codes

SAT 1506
ACT 4701

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Location

School Facts

The Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, founded in 1974, is a private institution located in the heart of downtown Milwaukee, WI.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 756
Established in 1974
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)

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Milwaukee, WI

Two-acre, urban campus in Milwaukee (population: 595,351). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design
273 East Erie Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
46%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
85%
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
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
8%
Top 1/4
27%
Top 1/2
61%
Bottom 1/2
39%
Bottom 1/4
13%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
14%
24-29
27%
18-23
39%
12-17
19%
6-11
1%
24-29
38%
18-23
41%
12-17
21%
30-36
8%
24-29
31%
18-23
43%
12-17
18%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted no
Application deadline February 15 (priority deadline)
August 1
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 or ACT Recommended

Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 635
Declined + 357
Total Received 992

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Interview
Particular talent/ability

Important

Volunteer Work

Considered

Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Recommendations
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

David Sigman
Director of Admissions
P: 414 291-8070
F: 414 291-8077
admissions@miad.edu

Financial Aid

67%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$25,119

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $37,030
Room $6,350
Board $1,667
Additional fees $1,520
Books & supplies $750
Total $47,317
Average Financial Aid - $25,119
Total with Avg. Aid $22,198

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,455,630
State $779,216
Institutional $9,109,624
Other external $258,645
Total $11,603,115

Non-need-based

Federal
State $1,625
Institutional $1,736,835
Other external $28,825
Total $1,767,285
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 414 847-3270
F: 414 847-3332

Financial Aid Officer

Carol Masse
Executive Director of Financial Aid
carolmasse@miad.edu

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Communications Design
Illustration
Industrial Design
Interior Architecture/Design
New Studio Practice/Fine Arts
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Illustration
  2. New Studio Practice
  3. Communication Design

Programs Offered

  • Double majors
  • Independent study
  • Internships

756

total students

51%

in-state

49%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

756
students

Female
69%
519

Male
31%
237

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

738
students

Female
69%
509

Male
31%
229

3%

18
students

Female
56%
10

Male
44%
8

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
16%
Hispanic/Latino
66%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

64%

Transfer applicants accepted

47%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

84

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

40

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Tutors
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