Maine College of Art

At MECA, we share your dedication to the arts and your passion for making. Here you will have 24/7 studio access to develop your creative process within a community of like-minded artists. The four year Bachelor of Arts program is accredited by NASAD and NEASC, and offers cutting edge programming such as our Public Engagement minor and the Bob Crewe Program in Art and Music.

With approximately 500 students, you’ll receive the individual attention from faculty and access to facilities that you need to turn your aspirations into a sustainable studio practice that will be the foundation of your life and career in the arts.

11 Majors:

Ceramics  + Digital Media  +  Graphic Design  +  Illustration  +  Metalsmithing & Jewelry
Painting  +  PhotographyPrintmaking  +  Sculpture  +  Textile & Fashion Design
Woodworking & Furniture Design


5 Minors:

Art History  +  Drawing  +  Music  +  Public Engagement  +  Writing

  • 24/7 Access
  • 10 to 1 Student to faculty ratio
  • Studio Spaces for Juniors and Seniors
  • Average class size: 16
  • Located in Portland, Maine
  • AICAD mobility program
  • New York studio experience

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Type of school: College / University

Number of students: Less than 500 students

Male vs. Female students:Male and female

USA vs. International students:0 - 10% international students

Housing Type: On campus

522 Congress Street
Portland, ME 04101
Phone: +1 207 699 5026
Fax: +1 207 699 5080

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