Maine College of Art

Maine College of Art Ranking

country rank: 1072
world rank: 3099

University Overview

Maine College of Art ranking, established in 1882, is a non-profit private technical higher-education institution based in the urban setting of Portland, Maine (population range of 50,000-249,999). Maine College of Art (MECA) ranking is a limited (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational US higher education institution that is officially accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education. Maine College of Art (MECA) provides courses and services that contribute to formally accredited higher education degrees, such as bachelor’s degrees, in a variety of fields. For further details, see the degree levels and areas of research matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 138-year-old American university has a preferential enrollment program focused on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and grades. The enrollment rate ranges from 60 to 70%, rendering this US higher education institution very selective. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. MECA also offers a library, accommodation, financial assistance and/or grants, study abroad and exchange schemes, online classes and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services to students.

Maine College of Art Ranking

University Identity

Name Maine College of Art
Acronym MECA
Founded 1882
Motto Educate artists for life
Colours Orange

University Location

Address 522 Congress Street Portland 04101-3494 Maine United States
Tel +1 (800) 639 4808
Fax +1 (207) 772 5069

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 97 Spring Street Portland 04101 (207) 775 3052 800.699.1509

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 500-999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Maine College of Art's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 42,667 physical volumes, 870 physical media and 7 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes Maine College of Art provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 275 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD)

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