Tuition & Fees

$37,610

$37,610

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
8%
24-29
28%
18-23
45%
12-17
14%
6-11
5%
30-36
3%
24-29
30%
18-23
37%
12-17
30%
30-36
5%
24-29
34%
18-23
47%
12-17
14%
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undergraduateRatios

31%

male

69%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Selective

49%

acceptance rate

Accepted 564
Declined + 586
Total Received 1,150
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Private (nonprofit)

662

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Communication Design
  2. Illustration
  3. New Studio Practice
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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 662
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
47%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
78%
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
10%
Top 1/4
33%
Top 1/2
69%
Bottom 1/2
31%
Bottom 1/4
10%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
8%
24-29
28%
18-23
45%
12-17
14%
6-11
5%
30-36
3%
24-29
30%
18-23
37%
12-17
30%
30-36
5%
24-29
34%
18-23
47%
12-17
14%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
(waived if filed online)
Common application accepted no
Application deadline February 15 (priority deadline)
August 15
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

Selective

49%

acceptance rate

Accepted 564
Declined + 586
Total Received 1,150

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

66%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$23,701

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $35,950
Room $6,350
Board $1,500
Additional fees $1,660
Books & supplies $875
Total $46,335
Average Financial Aid - $23,701
Total with Avg. Aid $22,634

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,322,811
State $723,821
Institutional $8,014,611
Other external $266,177
Total $10,327,420

Non-need-based

Federal
State $1,375
Institutional $1,797,463
Other external $26,604
Total $1,825,442
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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
Drawing
Illustration
Industrial Design
Integrated Studio/Fine Arts
Interior Architecture/Design
Liberal Studies
New Studio Practice/Fine Arts
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture
Time-Based Media
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Most Popular Majors

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

Programs Offered

  • Double majors
  • Independent study
  • Internships

662

total students

56%

in-state

44%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

662
students

Female
69%
460

Male
31%
202

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

649
students

Female
70%
453

Male
30%
196

2%

13
students

Female
54%
7

Male
46%
6

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
47%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

55%

Transfer applicants accepted

44%

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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