Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA)

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Maryland Institute College of Art can be found in Baltimore, MD, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Maryland Institute College of Art has an enrollment of around 2,200 students.

The majority of students accepted into MICA have scored between 1580 - 1950 on the SAT exam. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the MICA average GPA ranges from 3.28 to 3.64 for accepted students. MICA sends acceptance letters to about 60% of those that apply per year. Of those that are admitted, roughly 24% of students registered for enrollment. You can get more information from the admissions office website at mica.edu.

Overall MICA Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013

58.0%

The overall acceptance rate for Maryland Institute College of Art was reported as 58.0% in Fall 2013 with over 2,910 college applications submitted to Maryland Institute College of Art. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • MICA SAT Scores: 1580 - 1950
  • MICA Average GPA: 3.28 - 3.64

How Hard Is It to Get into Maryland Institute College of Art?

Applicant Selectivity: High

Maryland Institute College of Art has a very competitive selection process for applicants, where most students accepted have a higher than average high school GPA and scored in the top percentiles on standardized tests like the SAT or ACT exam.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2019 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2019-2020 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Maryland Institute College of Art has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 46.6%
  • 2010-2011: 51.0%
  • 2011-2012: 55.0%
  • 2012-2013: 51.8%
  • 2013-2014: 58.0%
  • Projected MICA Acceptance Rate 2019-2020: 54.2%

How Does MICA Compare?

58.0%
This School
55.5%
National Avg

The acceptance rate for MICA is five percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Coppin State University35.5%
Notre Dame of Maryland University49.6%
Goucher College71.7%
Stevenson University59.6%
Capitol College59.0%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)

TotalMaleFemale
Applicants2,91424.5%75.5%
Admitted1,69124.5%75.5%
Enrolled40024.5%75.5%

Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to MICA (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading540 - 670
Math510 - 630
Writing530 - 650
Total Score1580 - 1950
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