Statement of Accreditation Status

Maryland Institute College of Art

  • CEO: Mr. Samuel Hoi, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Ms. Terra Schehr
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Terence Peavy, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Special Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools » Four-year, small, highly residential
  • Control: Private (Non-Profit)
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1967
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2019
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2027-2028

Contact Information

1300 West Mt. Royal Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21217

(410) 669-9200

www.mica.edu

  • January 3, 2023
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To note the institution's decision to close the additional location at MICA –PLACE, 814 N. Collington Ave, Baltimore, MD 21205 that has ceased operations. To remove the additional location from the institution's scope of accreditation. To note that the Commission reserves the right to rescind this action if any developments reveal additional information that might have affected the Commission's decision. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2027-2028.
  • June 24, 2021
    To acknowledge receipt of the supplemental information report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2027-2028.
  • November 19, 2020
    To acknowledge receipt of the supplemental information report. To request a supplemental information report, due April 1, 2021, providing further evidence of (1) a campus climate that fosters respect among all constituencies (Standard II); and (2) documented grievance policies and procedures for all constituencies (Standard II). The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2027-2028.
  • July 6, 2020
    Staff acted on behalf of the Commission to request a supplemental information report due October 1, 2020, developments at the institution which may have implications for current and future compliance with Standard II (Ethics and Integrity) and Standard IV (Support of the Student Experience).
  • June 27, 2019
    To acknowledge receipt of the self-study report. To note the visit by the Commission's representatives. To reaffirm accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2027-2028.
  • June 23, 2016
    To accept the monitoring report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2018-2019.
  • November 20, 2014
    To accept the Periodic Review Report and to reaffirm accreditation. To request a monitoring report, due April 1, 2016, documenting the further development and implementation of a systematic, organized and sustainable process to assess the achievement of institutional and program level student learning outcomes in all academic programs with evidence that assessment information is used to improve teaching and learning (Standard 14). The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2018-2019.
  • June 28, 2012
    To note the visit by the Commission's representative and to affirm inclusion of the additional location at MICA P.L.A.C.E., 814 N. Collington Ave., Baltimore, MD 21205 within the scope of the institution's accreditation. To request that the Periodic Review Report, due June 1, 2014, provide documentation related to progress at MICA P.L.A.C.E., including security, reliable equipment access for students, ongoing property maintenance, and strategies to connect students with the greater MICA community (Standard 9).
  • November 1, 2011
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to include the online Master of Professional Studies in Information Visualization within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2014.
  • November 1, 2011
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the additional location at MICA P.L.A.C.E, 814 North Collington Avenue, Baltimore MD 21205, provisionally within the scope of the institution's accreditation pending a site visit within six months of commencing operations. The Commission requires written notification within thirty days of the commencement of operations at the additional location. In the event that operations at this site do not commence within one calendar year from the approval of this action, approval will lapse. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2014.
  • June 23, 2011
    To accept the progress report. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2014.
  • January 3, 2011
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to include the online Master of Professional Studies in Business of Art and Design degree within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2014.
  • Distance Education
    Approved to offer programs by this delivery method
  • Correspondence Education
    Not approved for this delivery method

Approved Credential Levels

The following represents credential levels included in the scope of the institution’s accreditation:

  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope
  • Post-baccalaureate Certificate Included within the scope
  • Master's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope

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