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%
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Memphis (15)
  • Distance to nearest train Memphis (10)
  • Distance to nearest bus Memphis (10)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
Student Housing
  • 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
  • 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%
Campus Services
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • OS of Wifi Network Mac
  • Number Of Books in Library N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Basic Services Provided placement service
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help writing, study skills
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds N/A
  • 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)
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic, psychological
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Museums N/A
  • Number Of Subscriptions N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support
  • Library Facilities slide library, image library
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Number Of Microforms N/A
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Computer Courses Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 1 year 90%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • 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
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis