Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD)

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MIAD can be found in Milwaukee, WI, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. MIAD has only about 870 enrolled students, which allows them to offer smaller classes.

68% of all those students that apply are admitted to Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, from which 37% choose to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall MIAD Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design was reported as 68.0% in Fall 2020 with over 1,130 applications submitted to Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design. 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 Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 60.7%
  • 2017-2018: 59.6%
  • 2018-2019: 64.0%
  • 2019-2020: 68.0%
  • Projected MIAD Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 59.9%

How Does MIAD Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for MIAD is twenty percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

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Maranatha Baptist Bible College76.7%
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Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Recommended
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Recommended

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)

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