Maine College of Art & Design

Acceptance Rate 72.07 %
Tuition & Fees $38,690
Student Population 435
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $17,879
Graduation Rate 44 %

Academic Overview

Maine College of Art & Design is a private (not-for-profit), four-years institute located in Portland, Maine. It is a School of art, music, and design by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree.
The 2022 tuition & fees is $38,690 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 435 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 72.07% and the graduation rate is 44% last year.
The salary after graduation from Maine College of Art & Design varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $32,800. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, MECA's tuition & fees is $38,690. For graduate programs, its 2022 average tuition & fees is $38,362.
2022 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at MECA. The acceptance rate of MECA is 72.07% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 21.67%. The average graduation rate is 44% and the transfer-out rate is 33%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $17,879 and 100% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 435 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 8 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Maine College of Art & Design is 72.07 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Maine College of Art & Design is 44 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Maine College of Art & Design is 33 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Maine College of Art & Design is 64 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Maine College of Art & Design is 435
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Maine College of Art & Design is 8 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
8 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $17,879 at Maine College of Art & Design.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address522 Congress St., Portland, ME 04101-3494
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/

Offered Degrees

MECA offers 14 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree110
Post Bachelor's Degree10
Master's Degree20

Special Learning Opportunities

Maine College of Art & Design offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for graduate programs. The school provides teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassGraduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:275)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $3,970)

Veterans Benefits

Maine College of Art & Design has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges