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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.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 1,679
   Women 1,249 (74.4%)
   Men 430 (25.6%)
Graduate Students 397
Entrance Difficulty Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate 57% of 3,475 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered Yes
Regular Admission Deadline February 1
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.30
SAT Math 559 average
500-630 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 586 average
520-660 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 25 average
22-28 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests   X    
Essay   X    
Extracurricular Activities   X    
Cost of Attendance $60,800
  Tuition and Fees $45,400
  Room and Board $12,450
Average Percent of Need Met Not reported
Average Freshman Award Not reported
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 159
Regular Class Size 2-9 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
Baltimore Population 619,493
Nearest Metropolitan Area Washington, DC
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 88% of freshmen, 88% of all students
Athletic Conferences  
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 Students 18.3% from 40 countries
First-Year Students Returning 87.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 67.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 10.0%