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Paying for MECA

Tuition Scoreboard
Undergraduate$38,690
Graduate$38,362
Books & Supplies$1,250
On-Campus Living Costs $15,740
Off-Campus Living Costs $10,200

MECA 2022 Tuition & Fees and COA

For the academic year 2021-2022, the undergraduate tuition & fees at Maine College of Art is $38,690. The graduate school tuition & fees is $38,362. The Living costs besides the tuition & fees is reported as $15,740 when a student lives on campus and $10,200 when a student lives off-campus.
Its total costs of attendance (COA) is $55,680 when a student lives on campus and $50,140 when living off-campus for the academic year 2021-2022. It includes tuition, fees, book & supplies costs, room & board, and other living expenses. The following table and chart illustrate the COA by living preferences and tuition rates.
2021-2022 COA
On-CampusOff-Campus
Total Costs$55,680$50,140
Tuition & Fees$38,690
Books & Supplies$1,250
Room & Board$13,640$8,100
Other Expenses$2,100$2,100
Average Financial Aid$17,879
Total Costs After Receiving Aid$37,801$32,261
[Chart] 2022 Cost of Attendance

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

For the academic year 2021-2022, the undergraduate tuition & fees is $38,690. The undergraduate tuition rates are increased by 0.99% compared to academic year 2020-2021.
2022 Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
201920202021 2022
Tuition & Fees$35,050 $36,424 $38,310 $38,690
[Chart]2022 Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

Graduate Tuition & Fees

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate tuition & fees is $38,362. The graduate program tuition rates are increased by 2.99% compared to academic year 2020-2021.
2022 Graduate School Tuition & Fees
201920202021 2022
Tuition & Fees$34,670 $36,054 $37,250 $38,362
[Chart] 2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

Tuition Per Credit Hour

For the academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for part-time students or overloaded credits for full-time students is $1,582 for undergraduate programs.
For graduate programs, the tuition per credit hour is $1,800. The tuition per credit hour are increased by 3.06% compared to academic year 2020-2021.
2022 Tuition Per Credit Hour
201920202021 2022
Undergraduate$1,430 $1,487$1,535$1,582
Graduate- --$1,800
[Chart] 2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

Books & Supplies

For the academic year 2021-2022, the average costs for purchasing books and course supllies is $1,250. The following table and charts illustrate the changes of the books & supplies costs at Maine College of Art.
2022 Books & Supplies Costs
201920202021 2022
Books & Supplies $1,250 $1,250 $1,250 $1,250
[Chart] 2022 Books & Supplies Costs

Living Costs

For the academic year 2021-2022, the average costs for living costs at Maine College of Art is $15,740 when living on campus and $10,200 when living off-campus . The on-campus living costs are increased by 5.85% compared to academic year 2020-2021. The off-campus living costs are stayed the same compared to academic year 2020-2021.
Living Costs
201920202021 2022
On-CampusRoom & Board $12,290$12,770$12,290$13,640
Other Expenses $2,100$2,100$2,100$2,100
Off-CampusRoom & Board $8,100$8,100$8,100$8,100
Other Expenses $2,100$2,100$2,100$2,100
[Chart] 2022 Room & Boards and other Living Costs