|Admission Standards||Very High|
Can I get into MICA? The school has a 57% acceptance rate. Last year, 1,984 out of 3,475 applicants were admitted making MICA a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 39 percent. Maryland Institute College of Art typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 18% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||570|
|SAT Math 25th||530|
|SAT Composite 25th||1100|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||700|
|SAT Math 75th||650|
|SAT Composite 75th||1350|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Maryland Institute College of Art?
Maryland Institute College of Art typically requires applicants to be in the top 41 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1100 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 975. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1225 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 65 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1350 and Above||Good||>69%|
|1225 to 1350||Avg +||57%-69%|
|1100 to 1225||Avg -||44%-57%|
|975 to 1100||Reach||31%-44%|
|Less than 975||Low||<31%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||22|
|ACT Math 25th||21|
|ACT Composite 25th||22|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||31|
|ACT Math 75th||28|
|ACT Composite 75th||28|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into MICA?
Admission data indicates that MICA regularly accepts students with ACT's of 22 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 37 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 19 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 25 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. 25 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Maryland Institute College of Art.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|28 and Above||Good||>69%|
|25 to 28||Avg +||57%-69%|
|22 to 25||Avg -||44%-57%|
|19 to 22||Reach||31%-44%|
|Less than 19||Low||<31%|
You will need above average high school grades to get into Maryland Institute College of Art. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Maryland Institute College of Art was 3.45 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as MICA accepts 57% of students who apply.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||18%||18%||18%|
Applicants have 105 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Apr 1, 2019.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to MICA before the Apr 1 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Mar 9||Mar 22|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Feb 9||Feb 20|
What are the requirements for admission to Maryland Institute College of Art and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Required|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=163295 IPEDS survey data for Maryland Institute College of Art.