Maine College of Art

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

522 Congress Street

Portland, ME 04101

(207) 699-5026

(800) 699-1509

Fax: (207) 699-5080



Contact: Karen Townsend

Director of Admissions
Main Address

522 Congress Street

Portland, ME 04101

(207) 775-3052

www.meca.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 342

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 103

Degree-seeking undergrads: 341

Graduate enrollment: 28

Setting

Urban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $40

Online application fee: $40
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 80%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 69%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing
Art – General B
Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Ceramics B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Graphic Design B
Illustration B
Metal/Jewelry Arts B
Painting B
Photography B
Printmaking B
Sculpture B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Maine College of Art Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (207) 669-5521
Website: www.meca.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: https://www.meca.edu/admissions/apply-to-meca/
Address: 522 Congress St., Portland, ME 04101-3494
Setting: City: Small
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 462
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 57%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 8 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*: 462 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $35,050
Out-of-state Tuition: $35,050
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $17,299

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Maine College of Art Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Maine College of Art.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Education 1
Visual and Performing Arts 111
Grand total 1112

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Maine College of Art and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $35,050
Out-of-state $35,050
Books and supplies $1,250

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $34,670
Out-of-state $34,670

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 119 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 119 100% $17,299
Student loan aid 100 84% $12,165

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 450 100% $16,831
Federal student loans 358 80% $7,204

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Maine College of Art. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Maine College of Art students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 888 325 563
Percent admitted 100% 44% 72%
Percent admitted who enrolled 11% 6% 14%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Maine College of Art Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 462
Undergraduate enrollment 395
Graduate enrollment 67

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Maine College of Art Accreditation

This institution is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs

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