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Address522 Congress St., Portland, ME 04101-3494
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School Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
Carnegie CategorySchool of art, music, and design
Highest Degree OfferedMaster's degree

2022 Tuition & Fees and 2023 Estimation

For undergraduate school, the 2022 tuition and fees of Maine College of Art are $38,690. For graduate programs, its 2022 graduate school tuition and fees are $38,362.
The estimated 2023 tuition & fees are $39,074 based on the tuition changes over the past five years. The estimated 2023 graduate school tuition & fees are $39,507.
2021-22 Tuition & Fees2022-23 Estimation
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 14, 2022)
The estimation for 2022-2023 tuition costs is based on the cost change rates of last year.

2022 Key Stats

The Acceptance rate at Maine College of Art is 72% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 22%. The average graduation rate is 52%. Total 435 students are attending the school and the school offers campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory and residence halls possessed by the school).
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 the Design and Visual Communications program shows the highest salary with $22,800 after graduating. Key academic stats for the school are listed in the next table.
2022 MECA Key Academics Statistics
Admission Stats »72% Acceptance Rate / 22% Yield
Graduation Rate »52%
Transfer-out Rate33%
Retention Rate64%(full-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio12.50% (8 to 1)
Student Population »435 (380 undergraduate)
Average Financial Aid »$17,879
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. The next table summarizes the special learning opportunities.
Special Learning Opportunities at MECA
Online ClassGraduate
Weekend/Evening CollegeNo
Teacher CertificationYes
Study AbroadYes
MECA provides several 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

Campus Life

The following table illustrates the special characteristics of MECA. It has dormitories (or campus-owned housing) and its capacity is 275. It also offers separate board/meal plans and the annual cost is $3,970.
MECA Special Characteristics
Religious AffiliationNot applicable
Has HospitalNo
Offer Medical DegreeNo
Board/Meal PlanYes
Dormitory Capacity275

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