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Maine College of Art

Portland, Maine

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Maine College of Art

Private 4 Year

About Maine College of Art

The Maine College of Art (MECA) is a fully accredited, degree-granting art college located in the Arts District of Portland, Maine. Founded in 1882, the Maine College of Art is the oldest arts educational institution in Maine. In addition to offering a Bachelor in Fine Arts, Masters of Arts in Teaching, Master of Fine Arts, and a Salt Graduate Certificate in Documentary Studies, the school has a Continuing Studies Program for adults and youths. MECA is a member of the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD), a consortium of thirty-six leading art schools in the United States, and is accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. (NASAD).


Located in Portland, Maine.

522 Congress St., Portland, ME, 04101-3494, Cumberland County

Maine College of Art Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2021 Best Colleges in America

#1191 of 6828

2021 Best Colleges in Maine

#14 of 38

2021 Best Private Colleges in Maine

#9 of 22

Most Popular Majors

Out of 2 majors categories at Maine College of Art, the 2 most popular are listed below.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Maine College of Art within four or six years.

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