Memphis College of Art (MCA)

Memphis, TN

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Memphis College of Art

Memphis College of Art

Memphis College of Art Student Essentials

Memphis College of Art Student Essentials
Region: Southeast
Setting: Large City Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Website: www.mca.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Highly Selective
In-State Tuition: $26,250
Out-of-State Tuition: $26,250
Retention Rate: 71%
Enrollment: 461
Year Established: 1936

About MCA

Since 1936, the Memphis College of Art has been providing students with not only a comprehensive art education, but also a liberal arts tradition in an effort to create well-rounded, critical-thinking professionals.

Visit the campus in Memphis, Tennessee and you’ll find students devoting their time to both creating and studying art, as the school encourages rigorous academics in addition to creative freedom.

MCA also has a number of helpful programs, including the ability to study at a selection of other local colleges without paying extra fees or tuition. That way, if a student believes that classes in marketing or business administration might help him or her to succeed in a career, those classes will be available.

MCA also has a vibrant student life and organizes international trips to allow students to broaden their artistic horizons and see works in cities like Paris, London or Moscow.

Undergraduate programs cover everything from Drawing, Painting or Photography to Printmaking, Animation, Digital Media or Graphic Design. Memphis College of Art also offers master’s degrees in Studio Art and Art Education.

For more information on available programs, tuition and financial aid, contact the Memphis College of Art today.

MCA Location

Memphis College of Art
1930 Poplar Ave
Memphis, TN 38104


Getting Around MCA

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

7/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Memphis, TN

Winter
Dec
52
35
Jan
50
33
Feb
55
37
Spring
Mar
64
44
Apr
73
53
May
81
62
Summer
Jun
89
70
Jul
92
74
Aug
91
73
Fall
Sep
85
65
Oct
74
54
Nov
63
44

MCA Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 398
Freshman Class 76
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 461

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 6%
  • African American: 19%
  • Caucasian: 66%
  • Asian: 2%
  • Unknown and Other: 7%
Latino 6%
African American 19%
Caucasian 66%
Asian 2%
Unknown and Other 7%

Undergraduate 86%
Graduate 14%
Full-Time 89%
Part-Time 11%
Women 66%
Men 34%
International 2%
Domestic 98%

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