C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Value
    C+
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Campus
    B-
  5. Athletics
    NG
  6. Party Scene
    B-
  7. Professors
    C
  8. Location
    C+
  9. Dorms
    A-
  10. Campus Food
    NG
  11. Student Life
    B-
  12. Safety
    A-
Memphis College of Art is ...
Private not-for-profit
Athletic Division
Data not available
Athletic Conference
Data not available
Address
1930 Poplar Ave
Memphis, TN 38104
Website

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
38%
SAT Scores Range
950-1010
ACT Scores Range
19-25
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Application Website
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Test Scores and GPA for Memphis College of Art

Cost

Net Price
$19,123/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $15,024/ year
  • $30-48k
    $17,046/ year
  • $49-75k
    $21,912/ year
  • $76-110k
    $22,373/ year
  • $110k+
    $23,990/ year

Academics

Professors
C
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
88%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.8 responses
44%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.9 responses
33%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.9 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
332Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
7%
Pell Grant
54%
Varsity Athletes
Data not available
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 5 responses
Report
  • Typical art student
    100%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
66%
Poll
100%
of students say they don't have Greek life.6 responses
Poll
100%
of students say no one pays attention to varsity sports.7 responses
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After Memphis College of Art

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$26,700/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
52%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
86%
National
83%
67%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.6 responses

Memphis College of Art Reviews

97 reviews
All Categories
The school pushes you, but with time management it itsn't tough at all. I've improved significantly from when I started... getting your pieces on the wall is a huge achievement, as most classes have room for one or two student works per class to put on the wall so competition is fierce. All the teachers and students agree that Color Theory and 3D design are the worst classes and need some way to make it interesting. 3D design is more challenging than anything, so fair warning to new students... it will make you hate art school. I promise, however, that every class will redeem what you lost through that class. Take IPC during the summer. Its a tough course too. Dorms are wonderful and clean all around, with only roommates themselves causing complaints. You're able to walk to school and to the Square in around 10 minutes or less. Super convenient. Little on the expensive side, but the teachers really care about what their students are putting out.
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In my dept. I have only had 2 professors. They both had unpleasant attitudes and displayed favoritism, which made it hard to do well in the class. The classes offered here are okay, but they could be better and more diverse. It is easy to get waitlisted or removed from a class during registration time. With the lack of classes being offered in an area that you may need to take, it can be hard to earn all of your credits.
The career service center cares about each student finding a great job/internship in their field of study. The career service center holds classes and powerpoint presentations on how to properly layout and do resume. They talk with us about how to conduct and present ourselves in an interview and the employer is looking for.
  • 8 months ago
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