Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design Rankings

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Ranking Category
#8485 of 14,131 In the World
#2138 of 2,597 In North America
#2043 of 2,496 In the United States
#42 of 47 In Wisconsin
#10 of 12 In Milwaukee

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Acceptance rate
Avg. cost to attend
$25,270 /y
Aid receiving
Male:Female Ratio
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree

Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design Acceptance rate and admissions statistics

Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design has an acceptance rate of 68% and is among the top 29% of the most difficult universities to gain admission to in the United States. The university reports the admission statistics without distinguishing between local and international students.

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 68% 71% 68%
Applicants 933 213 720
Admissions 637 151 486
Freshmen enrolled full time 221 41 180

451 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

4 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

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

Enrollment demographics by race or ethnicity

White 593 (66%)
Hispanic 149 (17%)
Two or more races 56 (6%)
Black or African American 45 (5%)
Asian 38 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 5 (0.6%)
Nonresident Alien 5 (0.6%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 3 (0.3%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

The average net cost to attend Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design is $25,270 per year, calculated as the sum of the average cost of tuition, room and board, books, and supplies, reduced by the amount of average financial aid received.

The final cost of attendance varies for each student based on household income, residency, program, and other factors.

Net average cost to attend
Average aid awarded
Students receiving aid

Average costs by household income

<$30K $23,724
$30-48K $21,409
$48-75K $25,077
$75-110K $26,504
$110K+ $30,653

Tuition and fees

Tuition in-district $38,050
Tuition in-state $38,050
Tuition out-of-state $38,050
Fee in-district $1,510
Fee in-state $1,510
Fee out-of-state $1,510

Room and board costs

Dormitory capacity 471
Combined charge for room and board $9,490
Room charge $8,025
Meal charge $1,275

Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design majors

Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design has granted 158 bachelor's degrees across 5 programs. Below is a table with majors that lead to degrees at Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design.

Major Bachelor
Illustration 50
Graphic Design 43
Fine & Studio Arts, General 37
Interior Architecture 15
Industrial and Product Design 13
Grand Total 158

Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design has a graduation rate of 53%, which is among the 46% lowest for universities in the US.

Total Men Women
Graduation rate 53% 56% 52%
  • Full-time retention rate - 74%

General info

Alternative names MIAD
Founded 1974
Academic calendar Semesters
Total FTE staff 187
Carnegie classification Special Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools

Location and contacts

Address 273 E Erie St
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 53202-6003
United States
City population 577,000
Phone 4148473200

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