MICA has become the leader in the education of artists and designers by fostering a community of talented, creative individuals committed to redefining the boundaries of art and design and to expanding their own vision and perspective through rigorous study.

Our innovative curriculum, well-equipped campus, and world-class faculty all have a single purpose: provide the education, experiences, and resources needed to prepare the artist and designers who will lead in the 21st century.

Ranked in the top 10 of MFA programs in the visual arts, #3 in Graphic Design, #3 Sculpture, and #4 in Painting/Drawing by U.S. News & World Report

In each of the past nine years, MICA has been listed as a top producer of Fulbright Fellows among specialty schools by The Chronicle of Higher Education, and was ranked No. 1 in 2008-09, in 2012-13 and in 2013-14

Named one of the top two studio arts programs in the country by Parade magazine

Listed among the 25 best U.S. design schools by ID magazine

Selected as a top 20 U.S. design school by GDUSA magazine

The Princeton Review named MICA a “Best Northeastern College” each of the last eight years

Enrolled 100% of Presidential Scholars in visual arts and photography who selected an art college in 2008 and 2012—consistently enrolls the most Presidential Scholars in visual arts

Founded in 1826—the oldest continuously degree-granting college of art in the nation