Maine College of Art

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Maine College of Art can be found in Portland, ME, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. The small size of enrollment, which is approximately around 390 students, provides smaller class sizes for enrolled students.

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Overall Maine College of Art Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Maine College of Art was reported as 96.3% in Fall 2013 with over 320 applications submitted to Maine 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.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Maine College of Art has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 78.2%
  • 2010-2011: 94.4%
  • 2011-2012: 94.7%
  • 2012-2013: 97.7%
  • 2013-2014: 96.3%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 94.9%

How Does Maine College of Art Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Maine College of Art is seventy-four percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Unity College88.8%
The Boston Conservatory36.5%
The New England Conservatory of Music27.8%
School of the Museum of Fine Arts-Boston76.8%

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 Recommended
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

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

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