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MIAD Admission Requirements

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Chances of getting into Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
62%
Admission Difficulty for Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Unavailable 
Applicant Competition Low 
How hard is it to get into MIAD and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at MIAD is 62%.  It ranks #5 in Wisconsin for lowest rate of acceptance. MIAD is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 897 out of 1,448 applicants were admitted.

Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.08. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 33% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is recommended but not required for admission to Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application.

MIAD SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT 
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SAT Scores for Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
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SAT Scores for Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
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MIAD ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT 
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ACT Scores for Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

MIAD GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.08
Typical High School Grades 
B

What GPA do you need to get into Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into MIAD. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design was 3.08 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #33 in Wisconsin for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as MIAD accepts 62% of students who apply.

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GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

61% of Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 4%
Top 25% of class 27%
Top 50% of class 61%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,099 349 1,448
Accepted 696 201 897
Acceptance Rate 63% 58% 62%
Enrolled 229 63 292
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 33% 31% 33%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design Application Requirements
Test Scores Recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Considered but not required
Demonstration of Competencies Required

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=239309 IPEDS survey data for Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design.

FAQs

What is my chance of getting into Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design?

62% of those who apply are granted admission to MIAD. Admission competition is low and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.