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Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design

Milwaukee, WI 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate68%
Acceptance Rate68%

About Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design

Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design Overview

Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design is a private, nonprofit school in the urban setting of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design was founded in 1974 and enrolls 925 undergrads and no graduate students. Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design offers housing for students. Most students live in off campus housing.

📆 Mark your calendar! August 31, 2023 is the final deadline to submit an application for the Fall 2023 semester.

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

2022 Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 68%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 3.1
Tuition $38,050
Percent of Need Met 72%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $27,648

Is Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design a Good School?


The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can give you a sense of how selective a school is.

Let's take a closer look at these factors to get a clearer view of what Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design offers and if the college seems like a good fit for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design

It is moderately difficult to get into Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design. Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design admitted 68% of all applicants in 2021. Out of 1,134 applications received in 2022, 771 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design

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 80% of students who start at Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design return for their second year of college. Around 60% of students who started at Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design 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 Outlook Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design Graduates

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Check with Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design

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

Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design meets 72% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design full-time are awarded $27,648 a year in financial aid, on average.

Graduates in the class of 2022 had an average of $40,330 in student loans per borrower. 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 as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit 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 Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design.

Based on this information, how does Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design a good school for you?

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Where is Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design Located?

Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design is located in the city of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, less than an hour from Milwaukee.

If you are interested in seeing Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 794 to Milwaukee, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Mitchell International.

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

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College Info

273 East Erie Street Milwaukee, WI 53202-6003

Campus Setting: Urban

Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 31

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design is Aug 31.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design is Continuous processing.

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

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Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$47,850

In State

$47,850

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$37,030
$37,030
Fees
$1,520
$1,520
Housing
$9,300
$9,300
Books
Unknown
Unknown

Student Life

Wondering what life at Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design is like? There are approximately 925 students enrolled at Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design. 99% percent of students attend school full-time, 52% percent are from WI and 48% percent of students are from other states.

99%

Full Time

1%

Part Time

52%

In State

48%

Out-of-State

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

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

925

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

68%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$38,550

Out-of-State

$38,550

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 31
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