Maryland Institute College of Art

Baltimore, MD

Questions and Answers

nicole s.
2 months ago
Does Maryland Institute College of Art offer Online programs?
Maryland Institute College of Art
Hello Nicole! We at MICA have returned to a fully in-person school year, so at this time, we do not provide any online Undergraduate programs.
Emily G.
3 months ago
Where can I find information about the different clubs Maryland Institute College of Art offers?
Maryland Institute College of Art
We have a wonderful variety of student clubs and organizations. You can learn more here:
Shea H.
4 months ago
What protective measures are taken for safety protocol on or around campus?
Maryland Institute College of Art
MICA's campus safety is top of the line! We have security guards station at entrances of every building 24/7 365 days a year. Along with this, we have officers stationed at various outdoor locations, as well as a fleet of shuttle services to also transport students. There is a lot more to learn about Campus Safety here:
Mara D.
4 months ago
Will I be able to sign up for a portfolio review before submitting my application?
Maryland Institute College of Art
YES! You may sign up via our "Meet your Admission Counselor" page, and find you regions specific counselor. From here, you can access their calendar and sign up for a portfolio review!
Corrine Y.
6 months ago
What kind of scholarships and fellowships exist for graduate students through MICA?
Maryland Institute College of Art
MICA offers a wonderful variety of Merit and Competitive based scholarships! Please take a peek at our offerings, and also reach out to for more information!

Academic details

SAT Score Range
Required with application
ACT Score Range
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
9 to 1
Less Selective (64% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Non-profit Private 4-year institution

Diversity statistics

39% White
10% Asian
9% Hispanic
8% Black
6% Multiracial
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Common Careers

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Creative Director93k
Art Director93k
UX Designer78k
Product Designer75k
Senior Graphic Designer65k
Graphic Designer51k
Junior Graphic Designer47k
Based on 1,701 student responses
50.6kAvg. Early Career Pay
84.9kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
40%in High-Meaning careers

Financial Snapshot

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Published tuition and fees (Out of state)
$50,330 / year
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