1,694
Students
Very Selective
Admission Difficulty
61
61%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Maryland Institute College of Art is a Comprehensive institution located in Baltimore, MD, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1300 Mount Royal Avenue
Baltimore, MD  21217
United States

Majors & Degrees

Education Associate Bachelors
Art Teacher Education Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Ceramic Arts And Ceramics Checkmark
Design And Applied Arts Related Checkmark
Drawing Checkmark
Fiber, Textile And Weaving Arts Checkmark
Film/cinema/video Studies Checkmark
Film/video And Photographic Arts Related Checkmark
Fine Arts Related Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts Checkmark
Game And Interactive Media Design Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Illustration Checkmark
Industrial And Product Design Checkmark
Interior Design Checkmark
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Painting Checkmark
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Printmaking Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,636
Applied
2,240
Accepted
1,694
Enrolled
62%
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Female Admissions

2,802
Females Applied
1,726
Females Accepted
62%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

834
Males Applied
514
Males Accepted
62%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

70
Application Fee
3.47
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
3 recommendations
Other requirements exist (see below)
Recommended Interview
Other requirements: Art portfolio, test scores, and a list of activities and interests

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen February 1st February 26th
Early decision plan November 1st December 1st
Other early decision plan December 1st January 15th
Transfer April 1st April 25th

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 598 540 660
SAT Math 579 520 630
ACT Composite 25 24 29

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

46,870
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Fees

1,760
Full-time student fees
13,280
Room & board
10,010
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Student Body

1,694
Total undergrad students
24%
International Students
74%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.13%
Black or African American 6.73%
White or Caucasian 41.03%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.06%
Asian 11.22%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.18%
Two or more races 11.98%
Other 1.65%

Gender

Male (25.21%)
Female (74.79%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 88%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Halloween Party, Fashion Show and Last Blast

Student Services

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Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Haunted House, Urban Gaming Club, Oy!, Korean International Student Association and MICA Design League

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
self-defense education, 24-hour building security, safety awareness programs, campus patrols by city police

Faculty

433
Total Faculty
8:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 167
Part-time - 266