Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA)

1300 Mount Royal Avenue, Baltimore, MD

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Maryland Institute College of Art is a nonprofit private art school located in Baltimore, Maryland, that provides specialized education and training in a variety of art related fields. Over twenty different programs are offered at MICA, with a Master's degree being the highest level available. Listed below are the more popular programs offered:

  • Graphic Design
  • Intermedia, Multimedia
  • Painting
  • Illustration
  • Sculpture

To help students and alumni succeed, MICA may offer services like those listed below:

  • Online classes
  • Remedial courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Work study style employment
  • Assistance to find work

Student success after graduation may be determined by a number of factors, including graduation rate and loan default. At Maryland Institute College of Art, the graduation rate is about 71%, and the school has an average loan default rate of around 3%.

The last reported accreditation for this school was done by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. To read more and get consumer disclosures, you can visit

Programs Offered

Below is a list of areas of study that may be available for students. Any linked program will direct you to the respective program's profile page which provides general educational requirements and possible career paths.

Find more information about available programs offered by Maryland Institute College of Art by clicking the request information button to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Business and Marketing Studies


Interdisciplinary Studies

Visual and Performing Arts

*The posted costs for tuition, fees and supplies are determined through historical data and may not represent current costs.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimated to provide a comparative context. For more detailed information individuals are asked to contact the school.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The overall cost students will pay at Maryland Institute College of Art is approximately - after scholarships, grants and other forms of aid are taken into consideration. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There may be an application fee required, please check with this school for more information. Students in need of financial assistance can get more information through the school's financial aid department, by calling (410) 225-2285. The figures listed are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.

Tuition & Fees Information

Undergraduate Courses - Tuition Details

  • The estimated tuition range is around $42,000-$51,000 per year
  • Part time students are estimated to pay about $1,800 to $2,100 per unit
  • Required fees for full-time students: $1,700

Graduate Courses - Tuition Details

  • The estimated tuition range for graduate students is around $42,000-$51,000 per year
  • Per unit charges are around $1,900 for part time students
  • Required fees for graduate students are around $1,700

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid97%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships97%$16,997
Receiving Student Loans53%$8,573

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