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Maryland Institute College of Art

Acknowledged nationally as a premier leader in art and design education, MICA is deliberately cultivating a new generation of artist – one that is capable of seamlessly integrating innovation, entrepreneurship and creative citizenship with contemporary approaches to art, design and media.

Distance Learning Courses

Arts, Design & Architecture (2)
Business & Management (2)
Computer Science & IT (2)



Founded in 1826, Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) is the oldest continuously degree-granting college of art and design in the nation.


MICA is redefining the role of the artists and designers as creative, solutions-oriented makers and thinkers who will drive social, cultural, and economic advancement for our future.


Community Arts Journal continues to expand on the development and dissemination of new research and ideas in the field. By stimulating dialogue, meaning making and action between and among practitioners, academics and community, the Journal supports continued local and national investment in the community arts field. 


The Joseph Meyerhoff Center for Career Development's mission is to foster the professional growth of MICA students and alumni. The Center strives to help students and alumni succeed in their chosen career paths by offering a variety of programs, services, and resources.


Student services

The Office of International Education advises on issues ranging from immigration regulations to resources available for accomplishing academic and personal goals. We offer workshops throughout the year to educate and remind international students on their immigration responsibilities and also to provide opportunities to enhance their academic experience at MICA and beyond.

Housing services

The Office of Residence Life and Off-Campus Housing will supply contact information for each residence hall concerning the studio managers’ office hours and how to acquire studio spaces at the beginning of both the fall and spring semesters.

Medical services

From your head to your toes and everything in between, we are here to care for you. MICA Student Health Services by Chase Brexton is open to all students, whether you live on-campus or off.

Student Life

Campus life

MICA's campus is designed to encourage cross-disciplinary collaboration and artistic exploration, providing industry-standard equipment and facilities to support your creative pursuits.

Sports facilities

The MICA Health and Wellness Center is home to the Fitness Center, Student Health Services, Counseling Center, Student Development Specialist, and Health Education Programming.  All services, with the exception of the Student Development Specialist, are located at 1501 West Mt. Royal Ave; the Student Development Specialist is housed in Bunting.

Student clubs

During your time at MICA, we encourage you supplement your classroom education with involvement experiences outside the classroom, such as being involved in a student organization. These co-curricular experiences not only contribute to a more satisfied overall college experience, but also provide many opportunities to meet new people and make friends.


The Maryland Institute College of Art is fully accredited by the following associations: Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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