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:Not available
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:488
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):45%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:10 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:399 (82% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$32,922
Out-of-state Tuition:$32,922
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$16,339

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Maine College of Art Programs

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Education1
Visual and Performing Arts111
Grand total112

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Visual and Performing Arts1
Grand total1

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$32,922
Out-of-state$32,922
Books and supplies$1,250

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$32,542
Out-of-state$32,542

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid110100%
Grant or scholarship aid110100%$16,339
Student loan aid9082%$9,984

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid430100%$15,696
Federal student loans32576%$7,154

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 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants529115414
Percent admitted100%78%89%
Percent admitted who enrolled24%20%25%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
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 2017

Total Enrollment488
Undergraduate enrollment459
Graduate enrollment29

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 Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions 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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