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Address522 Congress St., Portland, ME 04101-3494
Phone207-669-5521
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School TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Carnegie CategorySchool of art, music, and design
Highest Degree OfferedMaster's degree

2021 Tuition & Fees and 2022 Estimation

For undergraduate school, the 2021 tuition and fees of Maine College of Art are $38,310. For graduate programs, its 2021 graduate school tuition and fees are $37,250.
The estimated 2022 tuition & fees are $40,294 based on the tuition changes over the past five years. The estimated 2022 graduate school tuition & fees are $38,486.
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.
2020-21 Tuition & Fees2021-22 Estimation
Undergraduate$38,310
Graduate$37,250
MECA 2020-2021 Tuition Costs Chart
*Updated with 2021 tuition data: source: NCES (National Center for Education Statistics)
Undergraduate$40,294
Graduate$38,486
Maine College of Art 2021-2022 Estimated Tuition Costs Chart
The estimation for 2021-2022 tuition costs is based on the cost change rates of last year.

2021 Key Stats

The Acceptance rate at Maine College of Art is 62% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 21%. The average graduation rate is 54%. Total 462 students are attending 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 the next table.
2021 Key Academics Statistics at MECA
Admission Stats »62% Acceptance Rate / 21% Yield
Graduation Rate »54%
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. The next table summarizes the special learning opportunities.
Special Learning Opportunities at MECA
Online ClassGraduate
ROTCNo
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 Maine College of Art. 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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