Maryland Institute College of Art

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$45,290

3.5% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$41,386

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

4.2%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

61.6%

3,636 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

2,128

91.7% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

71.8%

354 Graduates

About

Maryland Institute College of Art is a higher education institution located in Baltimore city, MD. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Maryland Institute College of Art were Graphic Design (78 degrees awarded), Illustration (76 degrees), and Painting (50 degrees).

In 2017, 598 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Maryland Institute College of Art. 75.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 24.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (290 degrees), 3.87 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (75 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Maryland Institute College of Art is $45,290, which is $31,290 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Maryland Institute College of Art is $45,290, which is $31,290 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $41,386.

In 2017, 98% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 50% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$45,290

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Maryland Institute College of Art was $45,290. The cost of tuition at Maryland Institute College of Art is $31,290 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

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Average Net Price

$41,386

2017 Value

1.2%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Maryland Institute College of Art had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $41,386. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Maryland Institute College of Art grew by 1.2%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,310

Room and Board

$1,450

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Maryland Institute College of Art was of $11,310 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,450. The cost of room and board increased by 2.59% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

98%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

50%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

98% of undergraduate students at Maryland Institute College of Art received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 2.08% with respect to 2016, when 96% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

4.2%

2016 Default Rate

23

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Maryland Institute College of Art was 4.2%, which represents 23 out of the 547 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Maryland Institute College of Art received 3,636 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 4.63% annual growth. Out of those 3,636 applicants, 2,240 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 61.6% acceptance rate.

There were 2,128 students enrolled at Maryland Institute College of Art in 2017, and 61% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Maryland Institute College of Art has an overall enrollment yield of 18.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

61.6%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

2,240

Accepted Out of 3,636

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Maryland Institute College of Art was 61.6% (2,240 admissions from 3,636 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 57.1%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 4.63%, while admissions grew by 12.9%.

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SAT Scores

61%

Submission Percentage

258

Scores Submitted

61% of enrolled first-time students at Maryland Institute College of Art in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Maryland Institute College of Art has a total enrollment of 2,128 students. The full-time enrollment at Maryland Institute College of Art is 1,952 students and the part-time enrollment is 176. This means that 91.7% of students enrolled at Maryland Institute College of Art are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Maryland Institute College of Art, both undergraduate and graduate, is 40.6% White, 10.2% Asian, 7.85% Hispanic or Latino, 7.14% Black or African American, 5.59% Two or More Races, 0.188% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.094% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Maryland Institute College of Art in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (29.8%), followed by White Male (11.1%) and Asian Female (8.85%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (22.9%), followed by White Male (9.68%) and Asian Female (6.81%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

91.7%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Maryland Institute College of Art, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,128 students. The full-time enrollment at Maryland Institute College of Art is 1,952 and the part-time enrollment is 176. This means that 91.7% of students enrolled at Maryland Institute College of Art are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

87%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Maryland Institute College of Art was 87%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Maryland Institute College of Art had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    864

  2. Asian

    217

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    167

The enrolled student population at Maryland Institute College of Art is 40.6% White, 10.2% Asian, 7.85% Hispanic or Latino, 7.14% Black or African American, 5.59% Two or More Races, 0.188% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.094% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 44.7% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 75 students (3.52%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 300 more women than men received degrees from Maryland Institute College of Art. The majority of degree recipients at Maryland Institute College of Art are white (290 degrees awarded). There were 3.87 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (75 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Maryland Institute College of Art is Graphic Design (78 degrees awarded), followed by Illustration (76 degrees) and Painting (50 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Maryland Institute College of Art, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Visual & Performing Arts (533 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (21 degrees), and Education (33 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Maryland Institute College of Art are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,123,729 people), Accountants & auditors (1,129,521 people), Other managers (721,670 people), Financial managers (443,000 people), and Secondary school teachers (359,257 people).

The most specialized majors at Maryland Institute College of Art are Visual & Performing Arts (533 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (21 degrees), Education (33 degrees), and Business (11 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Maryland Institute College of Art are Surgeons, Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Maryland Institute College of Art are Visual & Performing Arts (533 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (21 degrees), Education (33 degrees), and Business (11 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Maryland Institute College of Art are Elementary & secondary schools (3,233,942 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (605,062 people), Banking & related activities (523,788 people), Computer Systems Design (501,166 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (483,945 people).

The most specialized majors at Maryland Institute College of Art are Visual & Performing Arts (533 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (21 degrees), Education (33 degrees), and Business (11 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 78 degrees awarded

  2. 76 degrees awarded

  3. 50 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Maryland Institute College of Art was Graphic Design with 78 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 149

  2. 449

In 2017, 149 degrees were awarded to men at Maryland Institute College of Art, which is 0.332 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (449).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 29 degrees were awarded to men at Maryland Institute College of Art in Graphic Design, which is 0.337 times less than the 86 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 86 degrees were awarded to women at Maryland Institute College of Art in Graphic Design, which is 2.97 times more than the 29 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

67%

100% Completion Time

73%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 67% of students graduating from Maryland Institute College of Art completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 73% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 74% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Hispanic or Latino Female

Highest Graduation Rate (84%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Maryland Institute College of Art is Female and Hispanic or Latino (84% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 3.39% of graduates (12 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    290 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    75 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    52 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Maryland Institute College of Art is white (290 degrees awarded). There were 3.87 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (75 degrees).

5.18% of degree recipients (31 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    212 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    78 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Female

    64 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Maryland Institute College of Art is white female (212 degrees awarded). There were 2.72 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (78 degrees).

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Operations

Maryland Institute College of Art has an endowment valued at nearly $86.1M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $10.3M (12%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, Maryland Institute College of Art had a total salary expenditure of $81.1M. Maryland Institute College of Art employs 163 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Maryland Institute College of Art are Female No academic ranks (88), Male No academic ranks(75), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Maryland Institute College of Art are: Management, with 121 employees, Service, with 58 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 53 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$86.1M

2017 Endowment

8.97%

growth from 2016

Maryland Institute College of Art has an endowment valued at about $86.1M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Maryland Institute College of Art grew 8.97% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $76M higher than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $622k - Federal

  2. $186k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Maryland Institute College of Art received $622k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $186k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$37.7M

2017 Salaries

1.83%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Maryland Institute College of Art paid a median of $37.7M in salaries, which represents 46.4% of their overall expenditure ($81.1M) and a 1.83% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.77% growth from 2015 and a 1.68% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.59M (39.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$13.6M

Instructional Salaries

163

Number of Employees

In 2017, Maryland Institute College of Art paid a total of $13.6M to 163 employees working as instructors, which represents 36.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $1.02M (18.6%) for similar Special Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank

Most Common Instructor

163 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

121 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Maryland Institute College of Art were No academic rank with 163 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Maryland Institute College of Art were Management with 121 employees; Service with 58 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 53 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female No academic rank

  2. Male No academic rank

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Maryland Institute College of Art was Female No academic rank with 88 employees, Male No academic rank with 75 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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