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Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design Overview

Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design is a private not-for-profit institution located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

What Is Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design Known For?

129 Undergraduate Awards
$29,646 Avg Cost After Aid
60% Acceptance Rate
  • The highest award offered at MIAD is the bachelor's degree.
  • In 2017-2018, 35% of the faculty were full-time.
  • The average MIAD student graduates in 4.0 years. That's better than the national average of 4.4 years.

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards MIAD has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#5 Best Value Colleges for Visual & Performing Arts College Factual
#7 Best Value Colleges for Design & Applied Arts College Factual
#16 Best Visual & Performing Arts Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#27 Best Design & Applied Arts Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#30 Best Value Colleges for Fine & Studio Arts College Factual
#49 Best Colleges for Visual & Performing Arts College Factual

Where Is Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design?

Location of Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design

Contact details for MIAD are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 273 E Erie St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-6003
Phone: 414-847-3200
Website: www.miad.edu
Twitter: https://twitter.com/MIAD_edu

How Do I Get Into MIAD?

You can apply to MIAD online at: www.miad.edu/applynow

Admission Requirements for MIAD

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program neither required nor recommended
Recommendations recommended
SAT or ACT Scores recommended
TOEFL considered but not required

How Hard Is It To Get Into MIAD?

60% Acceptance Rate
77% Of Accepted Are Women
MIAD has an acceptance rate of 60%, which means it is fairly selective. Take that into account when you are working on your application and gathering requested materials. Do what you can to stand out among other applicants.

Approximately 23% of accepted students are men and 77% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 55%, and the acceptance rate for women is 61%.

Can I Afford Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design?

$29,646 Net Price
95% Take Out Loans
6.3% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of MIAD is $29,646. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At MIAD, approximately 95% of students took out student loans averaging $8,414 a year. That adds up to $33,656 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at MIAD is 6.3%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design Undergraduate Student Diversity

738 Full-Time Undergraduates
69% Women
32% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 756 undergraduate students at MIAD, with 738 being full-time and 18 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  MIAD

Gender Diversity

Of the 738 full-time undergraduates at MIAD, 31% are male and 69% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  MIAD

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of MIAD Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 29
Black or African American 49
Hispanic or Latino 118
White 490
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 49

Geographic Diversity

Wisconsin students aren't the only ones who study at Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design. At this time, 17 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 8 countries are represented at MIAD. The most popular countries sending students to the school are France, China, and South Korea.

Online Learning at Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design

0 Took All Classes Online

Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s TOTAL
Design & Applied Arts 88 88
Fine & Studio Arts 31 31
Interior Architecture 10 10
TOTAL 129 129

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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