If you are thinking about applying to Maryland Institute College of Art, the deadline for Fall 2022 admissions is February 1 and the fee for the application costs $60. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for fee waiver for their application.
Students who apply for Fall should hear back from Maryland Institute College of Art by February 26.
Maryland Institute College of Art offers early decision and also offers early action Early decision is binding, meaning you must attend if you are admitted, while early action allows you to apply early without committing.
Mark your calendar! The Early Action deadline is December 1, which is coming up fast! Maryland Institute College of Art will release EA admissions decisions no later than January 11.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
Maryland Institute College of Art is avery difficult school to get into. Maryland Institute College of Art evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny or waitlist.
In 2021, Maryland Institute College of Art accepted 0% of all applicants..
Schools that are very difficult to get into, like Maryland Institute College of Art, accept fewer than 60% of all applicants. At least 50% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 10% of their high school class and scored over 1230 on the SAT and over 26 on the ACT.
Transfer student admissions is extremely difficult. Maryland Institute College of Art has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you stand out.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Work Experience||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Very Important|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Important|
To apply, all applicants to Maryland Institute College of Art must submit the following items. Double check with Maryland Institute College of Art's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for some||Details (if any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Other Requirements||√||art portfolio, test scores|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||3|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Maryland Institute College of Art have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. Maryland Institute College of Art does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Maryland Institute College of Art does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 61% of Maryland Institute College of Art's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 26% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Maryland Institute College of Art students scored 660 or higher and 75% of students scored 500 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Maryland Institute College of Art students scored 630 or higher, and 75% scored a 500 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Maryland Institute College of Art, you should strive to earn between 22 and 29 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 29 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Maryland Institute College of Art's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 29, and three out of four students scored lower than 29 on the ACT.
A 22 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Maryland Institute College of Art students. Only one out of every four students scored below 22.
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For transfer students, it is extremely difficult to get admitted to Maryland Institute College of Art.
Transfer students can enroll in Maryland Institute College of Art during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Maryland Institute College of Art?
Students who are admitted to Maryland Institute College of Art must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..
Does Maryland Institute College of Art accept transfer credits?
Maryland Institute College of Art accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.
Does Maryland Institute College of Art accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Maryland Institute College of Art accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Maryland Institute College of Art?
Maryland Institute College of Art. is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
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First-Year Applications are Due
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
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.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Maryland Institute College of Art, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.47. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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