Directory Information

Address522 Congress St., Portland, ME 04101-3494
Phone207-669-5521
WEBwww.meca.edu
Admissionwww.meca.edu/admissions
Online Applicationhttps://www.meca.edu/admissions/apply-to-meca/
Financial Aidwww.meca.edu/financial-aid
Net Price Calculatorwww.meca.edu/financial-aid
Veterans Tuitionwww.benefits.va.gov/GIBILL/yellow_ribbon/yrp_list_2014.asp
Disability Servicewww.meca.edu/student-life/disability-services/
School TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Carnegie CategorySchool of art, music, and design
Highest Degree OfferedMaster's degree

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2020 Tuition & Fees and 2021 Estimation

For undergraduate school, its 2020 tuition and fees are $36,424. For graduate programs, its 2020 graduate school tuition and fees are $36,054.
The estimated 2021 tuition & fees are $37,852. The estimated 2021 graduate school tuition & fees are $37,493.
The average earning in 10 years after graduation from the school is $32,800. The average salary varies depending on the field of study where Design and Visual Communications program shows the highest salary with $22,800 after graduating from Maine College of Art.
2019-20 Tuition & Fees2020-21 Estimation
Undergraduate$36,424
Graduate$36,054
MECA 2019-2020 Tuition Costs Chart
source: IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education
Undergraduate$37,852
Graduate$37,493
Maine College of Art 2020-2021 Estimated Tuition Costs Chart
The estimation for 2020-2021 tuition costs is based on the cost change rates of last year.

2020 Key Stats

The Acceptance rate at Maine College of Art is 61% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 18%. The average graduation rate is 51%. Total 462 students are attending at the school and the school offers campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory and residence halls possessed by the school). Key academic stats for the school are listed in next table.
2020 Key Academics Stats at MECA
Acceptance Rate »61%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) »18%
Graduation Rate »51%
Retention Rate71%(full-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio12.50% (8 to 1)
Student Population »462 (395 undergraduate)
Average Financial Aid »$16,831
Average Earning After 10 years of graduation$32,800
Average Salary by Field of Study$18,300 - $22,800

Special Learning Opportunities and On-Campus Student Services

Maine College of Art offers online classes (distance learning opportunities) for graduate programs. Next table summarizes the special learning opportunities.
Special Learning Opportunities at MECA
Online ClassGraduate
ROTCNo
Weekend/Evening CollegeNo
Teacher CertificationYes
Study AbroadYes
MECA provides a number of student services including academic/career counseling services, employment services for students.
On-Campus Student Services at MECA
Remedial servicesNo
Academic/career counseling serviceYes
Employment services for studentsYes
Placement services for completersNo
On-campus day care for students' childrenNo
Library facilities at institutionVarious Library Facilities Provided

Special Characteristics

Next table illustrates special characteristics of Maine College of Art.
MECA Special Characteristics
Religious AffiliationNot applicable
Has HospitalNo
Offer Medical DegreeNo
Board/Meal PlanYes
Dormitory Capacity275


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