Maine College of Art

country rank  1031
world rank  3134

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University Overview

Established in 1882, Maine College of Art is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Portland (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Maine. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Maine College of Art (MECA) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Maine College of Art (MECA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 136 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. MECA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym MECA
Founded 1882
Motto Educate artists for life
Colours Orange

University Location

Address 522 Congress Street
Portland (population range: 50,000-249,999)
04101-3494 Maine
United States
T +1 (207) 775 3052
F +1 (207) 772 5069

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office 97 Spring Street
Portland 04101
+1 (207) 775 3052
800.699.1509

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 500-999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 200-299
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Maine College of Art's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges


Year of first Accreditation
1978


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)

Affiliations

  • Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018