Check in with Memphis College of Art's admissions department to confirm any application fees and information.
Application fees can add up, but some schools offer free applications and students with financial need may qualify for for an application fee waiver.
Here's an overiew of some of MCA's admissions stats.
|MCA 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.1|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are not considered|
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These are the early application deadlines for Memphis College of Art.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||No||––||––|
MCA does not offer early decision or early action.
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.
See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the areas where you shine. Curious about the factors that are considered by MCA during the admissions process? Listed below are factors commonly taken into consideration during admissions decisions.
Make sure to check with MCA for more information on admission factors.
Double check with MCA's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. 4.0. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Students admitted to MCA have an average unweighted GPA of 3.1
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
MCA doesn't consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
MCA 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.
Do I have to submit test scores to MCA?
✅ MCA is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at MCA?
❌ MCA does not offer early decision.
What is the early action acceptance rate at MCA?
❌ MCA does not offer eary action.
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