Memphis College of Art: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - OustandingCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Memphis College of Art is a private not-for-profit school with 405 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1936 and is one of the 26 schools located in Memphis, Tennessee.

Memphis College of Art is mentioned among Best Lesbian and Gay Friendly Colleges in the country.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
6
Memphis College of Art will give you the option to earn a bachelor's degree or master's degree.

Memphis College of Art follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 6 majors. The most popular concentrations are Art, Graphic Design and Animation, Education, Computer Science, and Theater and Drama. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools and colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
71%
The student retention rate at Memphis College of Art is fair at 71% (above Tennessee average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Memphis College of Art is very low - 28%.

Student to faculty ratio at Memphis College of Art is good, 10:1. Find out more details on instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$26,300
Average tuition charges are very high - $25,600 a year. The additional fees at Memphis College of Art beyond tuition are about $700; this totals $26,300 a year.

Read the details about Memphis College of Art additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
50%
As reported in recent data, 725 applications were submitted and 364 were accepted; so it is not very hard to be accepted at this school.

This college will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Memphis College of Art in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,500
Memphis College of Art offers study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Memphis College of Art, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
A
Memphis College of Art provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 200 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable -- nearly $6,500 a year.

Based on the college crime data, Memphis College of Art seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Memphis College of Art Location and Maps



Post Address: Memphis College of Art, 1930 Poplar Ave, Memphis, Tennessee 38104-2764, USA
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