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Maine College of Art

Portland, ME 4-Year Private
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About Maine College of Art

Maine College of Art Overview

Maine College of Art is a private, nonprofit school in an urban setting in Portland, Maine. Maine College of Art was founded in 1882 and the school currently enrolls around 405 students a year, including 369 undergrads. Maine College of Art ensures housing for up to 152 students. The majority of students live on campus, and first year-students are required to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 90% of students stay on-campus and participate in campus events and social life.

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2022 Maine College of Art Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
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Early Action Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Tuition $37,960

Is Maine College of Art a Good School?


There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a better view of what Maine College of Art offers and if the school seems like the right college for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Maine College of Art

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. Retention measures how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Approximately 75% of first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Maine College of Artreturn for their sophomore year. Around 26% of students who started at Maine College of Art earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes for Maine College of Art Grads

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Check with Maine College of Art directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Maine College of Art

Tuition is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Maine College of Art's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Maine College of Art.

Based on this information, is Maine College of Art the school for you? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Maine College of Art a good school for you?

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Where is Maine College of Art?

Maine College of Art is located in the urban setting of Portland, Maine.

If you are interested in seeing Maine College of Art for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 95 to Portland, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Portland International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Maine College of Art and Portland are like without leaving home.

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College Info

522 Congress Street Portland, ME 04101

Campus Setting: Urban

Maine College of Art Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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Maine College of Art ACT Scores

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Maine College of Art SAT Scores

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Maine College of Art Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$51,080

In State

$51,080

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$37,580
$37,580
Fees
$730
$730
Housing
$12,770
$12,770
Books
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Student Life

Wondering what life at Maine College of Art is like? There are approximately 405 students enrolled at Maine College of Art, including 369 undergraduate students and 36 graduate students. 96% percent of students attend school full-time, 59% percent are from ME and 41% percent of students are from other states.

96%

Full Time

4%

Part Time

59%

In State

41%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

405

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

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Tuition and Fees

In State

$38,310

Out-of-State

$38,310

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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