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Maine College of Art

Portland, ME
University Website: www.meca.edu
Apply Online: www.meca.edu/admissions/how-to-apply/application-start
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The Maine College of Art (MECA) is a fully accredited, degree-granting art college in the city of Portland, Maine. Founded in 1882, the Maine College of Art is the oldest arts educational institution in Maine. In addition to offering Bachelor, Post-Baccalaureate in Art Education and Master of Fine Arts degrees, the school has a continuing studies program for adults and high school students. MECA is a member of the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD), a consortium of thirty-six leading art schools in the United States. MECA is located in the heart of Portland and educates artists at all stages of their creative careers.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $28,665.00 avg tuition

522 Congress St.
Portland, ME 04101-3494
(207) 775-3052

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Financial Aid:

Areas of Study:

  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Maine College of Art

Applied 323
Admitted 306 95%
Enrolled total 102
Full Time: 102
Part Time 0
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT Math 0 0
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 0 0
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 77%
4-year graduation rate 35%
6-year graduation rate 44%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Required
Admission Test Scores Recommended
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Do not know
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Maine College of Art

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $28,665.00 $28,665.00 $28,665.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $680.00 $680.00 $680.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $1,195.00 $1,195.00 $1,195.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $28,665.00 $28,665.00 $28,665.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $350.00 $350.00 $350.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
(with family)
Room and Board $9,740.00 $9,300.00 $1,350.00
Other Expenses $1,350.00 $1,350.00 $1,350.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $40.00
Graduate Application Fee $40.00
Books and Supplies $2,200.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 100%
Percent receiving grant aid 100%
Avg amount of grant aid $14,135.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 98%
Avg amount of student loan aid $7,093.00

Maine College of Art

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics X
Crafts/Craft Design, Folk Art and Artisanry X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X
Graphic Design X
Illustration X
Intermedia/Multimedia X
Metal and Jewelry Arts X
Painting X
Photography X
Printmaking X
Sculpture X

Scholarships for Students in Maine

Name Amount Deadline
MassGrant Varies May 01, 2017

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