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MICA Admission Requirements

Baltimore, Maryland

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Chances of getting into Maryland Institute College of Art

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
90%
Admission Difficulty for Maryland Institute College of Art
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Unavailable 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into MICA and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at MICA is 90%.  It ranks #26 in Maryland for lowest rate of acceptance. Maryland Institute College of Art is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 2,686 out of 2,990 applicants were admitted.

Maryland Institute College of Art typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.47. 11% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The MICA application fee is $70 and applications are due by Feb 15.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required or recommended by Maryland Institute College of Art.

MICA SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT 
58%
SAT Scores for Maryland Institute College of Art
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Maryland Institute College of Art
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

MICA ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT 
19%
ACT Scores for Maryland Institute College of Art
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Maryland Institute College of Art
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

MICA GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.47
Typical High School Grades 
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Maryland Institute College of Art?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into MICA. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Maryland Institute College of Art was 3.47 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #13 in Maryland for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.47 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as MICA accepts 90% of all applicants.

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GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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Admission Statistics

Maryland Institute College of Art admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,235 755 2,990
Accepted 2,008 678 2,686
Acceptance Rate 90% 90% 90%
Enrolled 216 73 289
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 11% 11% 11%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Feb 15, 2023
Days left to Apply
79

Applicants have 79 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Feb 15, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Maryland Institute College of Art is $70.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Maryland Institute College of Art and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Maryland Institute College of Art Application Requirements
Test Scores Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Required

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Maryland Institute College of Art
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
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.

FAQs

Does Maryland Institute College of Art prefer SAT or ACT?

58% of students submit their SAT scores to MICA. 19% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Maryland Institute College of Art?

90% of those who apply are granted admission to MICA. Admission competition is and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.