Maine College of Art Rankings

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In the World#6247 of 14178
In North America#1617 of 2629
In the United States#1534 of 2528
In Maine#13 of 19
In Portland#2 of 3

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
62%
Avg. cost to attend
$32,495 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
432
Graduates
65
Male:Female Ratio
27:73
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
meca.edu

Maine College of Art Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate62%62%62%
Applicants906191715
Admissions565119446
Freshmen enrolled full time1183286
Freshmen enrolled part time11

41 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

Admissions requirements

Formal demonstration of competencies Required
Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
SAT/ACT Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White371 (75%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown36 (7%)
Hispanic35 (7%)
Black or African American19 (4%)
Asian19 (4%)
Two or more races12 (2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$32,495/year
Average aid awarded
$17,392
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$28,633
$30-48K$30,701
$48-75K$31,755
$75-110K$35,037
$110K+$34,644

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$35,694$35,694
Tuition in-state$35,694$35,694
Tuition out-of-state$35,694$35,694
Fee in-district$730$360
Fee in-state$730$360
Fee out-of-state$730$360

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity301
Combined charge for room and board$12,770
Room charge$8,650
Meal charge$4,120

Maine College of Art Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Fine & Studio Arts, General20
Illustration18
Photography12
Painting9
Art Teacher Education9
Sculpture8
Printmaking5
Fashion & Apparel Design5
Intermedia & Multimedia4
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects4
Crafts & Craft Design, Folk Art and Artisanry3
Graphic Design3
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics2
Grand Total7329
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate54%52%55%
  • Full-time retention rate - 64%
  • Part-time retention rate - 100%

Publications & Citations

Publications
7
Citations
12

Publication count by topic

Art
3
History
2
Geography
1
Sociology
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Art22127
Sociology49934

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
200401
200500
200600
200700
200800
200910
201000
201110
201201
201303
201402
201500
201602
201721
201801

General info

Alternative namesMECA
MECA „ Meca „ Portland School of Art
Founded1882
WikipediaMaine College of Art
MottoEducate artists for life
Colorsorange
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff121
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools

Location and Contacts

Address522 Congress St.
Portland, Maine, 04101-3494
United States
City population67,000
Phone2076695521
Fax+1 (207) 772 5069

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