Maine College of Art

Portland, Maine

Overview

Address522 Congress St.
School Websitewww.meca.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

Small

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Maine College of Art is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Portland, Maine that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is master's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 888 students applied to Maine College of Art. Of those students, 545 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Maine College of Art was $34,320, in addition to fees of $730. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Maine College of Art.

Maine College of Art has a 51% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Maine College of Art acceptance rate is 61%. To put this into perspective, 545 of the 888 students who applied to Maine College of Art in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Maine College of Art is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Maine College of Art had an SAT score between the range of 0 and 0. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Maine College of Art was between null and null in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Maine College of Art as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Maine College of Art, the tuition for in-state residents is $34,320. Combined with fees of $730, room and board costs of $12,290, other expenses of $2,100 and the $1,250 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $50,690.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $35,050 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Maine College of Art to $50,690 for out-of-state students.

Students at Maine College of Art are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Maine College of Art was $5,236 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 39%.

Maine College of Art Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio8:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Maine College of Art.

Maine College of Art has a good gender split, with 70% of undergraduates being female and 30% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 71% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 29% of students come from in-state . This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Maine College of Art is 8:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Maine College of Art to thrive in your studies.

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