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Maryland Institute College of Art

Baltimore, MD 4-Year Private
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About Maryland Institute College of Art

Maryland Institute College of Art Overview

Maryland Institute College of Art is a private, nonprofit school in the urban setting of Baltimore, Maryland. Maryland Institute College of Art was founded in 1826 and enrolls 1,331 undergrads and no graduate students. Maryland Institute College of Art provides housing for up to 997 students. The majority of students live on campus, and first year-students are required to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 88% of students stay on-campus and participate in campus events and social life.

📆 Mark your calendar! The deadline to apply regular decision to Maryland Institute College of Art for Fall 2023 is February 1. Regular decision applicants for Fall 2023 should hear from Maryland Institute College of Art by February 26.

Student Activities at Maryland Institute College of Art

Are you interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Maryland Institute College of Art's theater groups.

Maryland Institute College of Art does not have any fraternities or sororities, do it might be a good option if Greek life isn't a priority for you.

Planning to play sports? Maryland Institute College of Art has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Maryland Institute College of Art on the Student Life page.

2022 Maryland Institute College of Art Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED offered but % not available
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 3.5
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 61%
Tuition $50,160

Is Maryland Institute College of Art a Good School?


The definition of a "good school" varies. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can provide a sense of how competitive a school is.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a clearer sense of what Maryland Institute College of Art offers and if the school seems like a good choice for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Maryland Institute College of Art

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

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Maryland Institute College of Art, around 88% come back the next year. Maryland Institute College of Arthas a six year graduation rate of 70 for undergrads. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for Maryland Institute College of Art Grads

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Maryland Institute College of Art by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

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

Tuition and Financial Aid at Maryland Institute 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 Maryland Institute College of Art's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

In 2020, students graduated with an average of $17,472 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

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 be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

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

Based on this information, is Maryland Institute College of Art the school for you? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is Maryland Institute College of Art a good school for you?

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Where is Maryland Institute College of Art?

Maryland Institute College of Art is located in the urban setting of Baltimore, Maryland, less than an hour from Washington and DC.

If you are interested in seeing Maryland Institute College of Art for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 83 to Baltimore, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall.

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

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College Info

1300 Mount Royal Avenue Baltimore, MD 21217

Campus Setting: Urban

Maryland Institute College of Art Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Feb 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Maryland Institute College of Art is Feb 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Maryland Institute College of Art is a member of the Coalition for College.

More than an application, the Coalition provides free tools and resources to help students through the college admissions process, beginning as early as 9th grade.

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Maryland Institute College of Art ACT Scores

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ACT Range

22 - 29

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

29 and Above

Good

22 to 29

Avg

22 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Maryland Institute College of Art is 25. Students with an ACT score of 29 and above have a good chance of getting into Maryland Institute College of Art. Students with an ACT score that falls between 22 and 29 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 22 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Maryland Institute College of Art SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

Not available

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Math SAT Range

530 - 660

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Reading SAT Range

500 - 630

Maryland Institute College of Art Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$64,240

In State

$64,240

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$48,510
$48,510
Fees
$680
$680
Housing
$15,050
$15,050
Books
Unknown
Unknown

Student Life

Wondering what life at Maryland Institute College of Art is like? There are approximately 1,331 students enrolled at Maryland Institute College of Art. 94% percent of students attend school full-time, 26% percent are from MD and 74% percent of students are from other states.

94%

Full Time

6%

Part Time

26%

In State

74%

Out-of-State

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

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,331

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

N.A.

Tuition and Fees

In State

$49,190

Out-of-State

$49,190

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Feb 1
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