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Maryland Institute College of Art

Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, United States
  • Degree BFA
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Study Mode On Campus
  • Duration 48 months
  • Scholarships Yes
  • Start date Aug
MICA’s Printmaking major offers a comprehensive print media education delivered in an incredible new 20,000 sq ft facility dedicated to the art of Print, Book and Paper. The department’s approach is contemporary, supports a breadth of fine art and design interests, values experimentation, and is empowered by research. The program is designed to instill a broad understanding of print media methods, history and culture while simultaneously supporting focused investigations in specific print and book forms. Interdisciplinary work, collaborative activity, and community engagement are structured into the program, as are a range of professional practice and research activity, all working in concert to realize a personal vision. In addition, MICA houses both Dolphin Press & Print and Globe Press. Classes, internships and employment opportunities at the presses allow you to gain real-world experience collaborating with renown artists and designers, learning professional production practices and developing entrepreneurial skills. Our students are engaged with print and book fairs in Baltimore and New York as well as with print studios locally and nationally.

About University

Based in Baltimore, an artist-run mecca of DIY culture, Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) is the oldest independent university of art and design in the US. MICA has created a model for the education of artists and designers. Our transformative education encourages originality, nourishes creativity, inspired innovation and challenges your intellect.

MICA offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in:

  • Fine arts

  • Design

  • Electronic media

  • Art education

  • Liberal arts



  • Top 10 - MFA programs in the visual arts, #3 in Graphic Design and Sculpture, and #4 in Painting and Drawing according to US News & World Report

  • Ranked 3rd - MICA is ranked 3rd among the top 50 graphic design schools and colleges in the US, Animation Career Review 2015

  • Top Producer - MICA is a top producer of Fulbright Scholars among specialty schools, Chronicle of Higher Education

  • Best Northeastern College - for the last nine years, Princeton Review

  • MICA is - an "education powerhouse," Fast Company Magazine; "world class," Huffington Post; "highly esteemed," Washington Post

  • Unique Partnerships - with Johns Hopkins University, including a dual degree program 


MICA is a diverse and vibrant place to story - it is home to more than 1,200 undergraduate and graduate students from almost every state and more than 40 countries, with international students making up almost a fifth of the student body.

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