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Maryland Institute College of Art

Baltimore, MD

Maryland Institute, College of Art, founded in 1826, is a private college. Its 12-acre campus is located in downtown Baltimore. Campus architecture is in the Italian Renaissance style.

Web Sitewww.mica.edu/
Institution TypePrivate
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students1,679
   Women1,249 (74.4%)
   Men430 (25.6%)
Graduate Students397

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyVery difficult
Overall Admission Rate57% of 3,475 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedYes
Regular Admission DeadlineFebruary 1
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.30
SAT Math559 average
500-630 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading586 average
520-660 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing576 average
510-640 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite25 average
22-28 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of Attendance$60,800
Tuition and Fees
$45,400
Room and Board
$12,450
Average Percent of Need MetNot reported
Average Freshman AwardNot reported
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$17,472

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
159
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 11% of classes
10-19 students: 74% of classes
20-29 students: 11% of classes
30-39 students: 3% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Baltimore Population619,493
Nearest Metropolitan AreaWashington, DC
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 88% of freshmen, 88% of all students
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STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
15.6% Asian
7.0% Black/African-American
4.3% Hispanic/Latino
12.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
55.2% White
4.8% Unknown
International Students18.3% from 40 countries
First-Year Students Returning87.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
67.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
10.0%
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.21 3.43 548 602 23
Low 2.22 2.22 500 500 20
High 3.66 4.92 590 730 26
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