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Memphis College of Art Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$42,100 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$31,000 tuition
$8,750 on campus room & board
$1,650 books and supplies
$700 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$42,100 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$31,000 tuition
$8,750 on campus room & board
$1,650 books and supplies
$700 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$13,393 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
100% of students receive aid
68% get federal aid ($5,372 avg)
43% get state aid ($6,555 avg)
100% get institn'l aid ($13,393 avg)
79% get loans ($6,337 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 4.85% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 4.85% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $19,806 100%
Federal Grant Aid $5,372 68%
Pell Grants $5,069 68%
Other Federal Grants $381 54%
Institution Grant Aid $13,393 100%
State Grant Aid $6,555 43%
Student Loans $6,337 79%
Federal Loans $6,337 79%
Other Loans - 0%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: February 15
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Memphis College of Art offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
1930 Poplar Ave
Memphis, TN 38104-2764
(901) 272-5100
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $1,290
Out of State $1,290


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • From Kansas City, MO
  • Nov-04-2014 I am a current student here

    I got a good scholarship here so I feel like am getting what I deserve for the money, other than the dorms. I love them, but like I said, it's super expensive regardless.

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  • 5
  • Joshua from Memphis, TN
  • Feb-19-2013 I am a current student here

    You get amazing value for money at MCA, you learn things you didn't even know that you didn't know!

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  • 3
  • Anonymous
  • Dec-06-2012 I am a current student here

    Price is high but student ratio is low and you get what you need.

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