Overton Park, 1930 Poplar AvenueMemphis, TN 38104-2764 901-272-5151
http://www.mca.edu info@mca.edu
About Memphis College of Art
  • Year of Foundation 1936
  • Size of Campus 340 acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 314
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 57%, 43%, 55%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 23,300
  • Room and Board $8,000
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee 25
  • Enrollment No. 320
MCA takes pride in the technology, resources and facilities available to our students. We provide easy access and strive to deliver prompt responsiveness to our community's needs. MCA has separate foundry and welding areas for casting and large metal work; while small metals artists enjoy private welding and soldering stations and a casting room. The clay studio features 9 kick wheels and 6 electric wheels, a second space exclusively for handbuilding and glazing and a semi-enclosed firing room.
Social Life And Activities
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations N/A
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Number of frats 0
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of honor societies N/A
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Multicultural Student Association
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Community Dinners, Talentless Show, Halloween Party, Horn Island Opening
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest train Memphis (10)
  • Distance to nearest bus Memphis (10)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Memphis (15)
Student Housing
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, apartment for single students
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 4
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 48%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 25%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 52%
  • Number of students using college housing 34%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 25%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • College campus housing availability No
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
Campus Services
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic, psychological
  • Museums N/A
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • Library Facilities slide library, image library
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support
  • Number Of Microforms N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library N/A
  • OS of Wifi Network Mac
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Basic Services Provided placement service
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds N/A
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Campus Safety late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Memphis City Schools, design firms, Shelby County Schools, Combustion Design, Joyce Signs
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 1 year 90%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis