Maine College of Art

Portland, ME
4-year
Small
Urban

Questions and Answers

Daniel O.
12 days ago
What opportunities or programs does Maine College of Art have in place to help first-year students acclimate to college life?
Emma D.
1 month ago
What are Maine College of Art's updated COVID-19 policies?
Amberlin S.
3 months ago
Does MECA have a preference on whether a student is very diverse in all forms of art or just really skilled in a handful of mediums?
Ashlee B.
7 months ago
Does Maine College of Art have a strong business or entrepreneur program?

Academic details

Student Faculty Ratio
8 to 1
Selectivity
Less Selective (61% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Non-profit Private 4-year institution

Diversity statistics

73% White
7% Hispanic
5% Black
3% Asian
2% Multiracial
2% Native
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Common Careers

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Creative Director95k
Art Director64k
Cost Estimator50k
Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter47k
Graphic Designer40k
Digital Media Specialist36k
Art Teacher35k
Based on 161 student responses
38.5kAvg. Early Career Pay
61.4kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
34%in High-Meaning careers

Financial Snapshot

Average Financial Breakdown
$17,299
Average grant for incoming freshmen
$4,494
Average Pell Grant
$5,557
Average Federal Loans

$14,909
Average Institutional Grant
$13,250
Average Total Loans
Published tuition and fees (Out of state)
$36,424 / year
While we do our best to show up-to-date information, due to COVID-19 and other factors out of our control, it is possible that the data we are showing about test requirements, application deadlines, and more, are inaccurate. Please verify with the college itself via their website to ensure you are aware of all requirements and deadlines.