Located in the heart of the Portland Arts District, Maine College of Art offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts, a Master of Fine Arts in Studio Art, a Master of Arts in Teaching, a Salt Graduate Certifice in Documentary Studies, as well as Continuing Studies for adults and youths, including a Pre-College intensive for high school students.The College has transformed a former department store into the main campus building with vibrant classrooms and studios that are open 24/7. Also located in the Porteous Building, the Institute of Contemporary Art at MECA serves a critical regional role in its commitment to presenting contemporary, provocative work by living artists from Maine and around the globe. The Joanne Waxman Library is one of the largest independent libraries in Northern New England.

Academic Programs

  • Art & Design
  • Visual Arts

Student experience

  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • Study Abroad

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AP credits - You're able to transfer in your AP credits without being considered a transfer student Dual enrollment- If you're in a dual enrollment course concurrent with your high school and earn and can transfer an associates level course load you'll be considered a transfer student. If you take some courses for credit under dual enrollment but aren't in a

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School location

522 Congress St.
Portland, ME 04101-3494, United States of America

Phone number

(800) 699-1509


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