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Study Abroad

Maryland Institute College of Art

The Washington College and Maryland Institute College of Art is a Tuition Only Exchange Program.

The Maryland Institute recognizes that the world has rapidly changed over the past few decades with the evolution of computers, fax machines, and interactive video and it believes that this technology must be integrated with sensitivity and wisdom. Accordingly, a student's work should serve as a mirror to this new world and interpret it. The Maryland Institute sees students as the new creators and thinkers; it has an interconnected program and a multi-focused environment that will allow students to discover possibilities and connections and to prepare themselves for the world outside the classroom. FacultyCourses will be taught by faculty from the Maryland Institute College of Art.


All sophomores and juniors are eligible to apply for the exchange program with the Maryland Institute College of Art. This program is open only to art majors. Students should meet the following prerequisites:

  • GPA of 3.0 or above. Strong academic record.
  • Evidence of good character, maturity, and motivation.

Students will be responsible for paying room and board. The costs of laboratory fees, student service fees, and other fees are the responsibility of the student.Students should make an appointment to speak to the Director of Student Financial Aid to discuss the financial aspects of the program they plan to attend.

Living Arrangements

Housing is the responsibility of the student. The Maryland Institute College of Art will assist in locating suitable housing.


Students will be able to take courses in the following disciplines: Art History, Humanities and Sciences, Language and Literature, Drawing, Foundation, General Fine Arts, Illustration, Interior Architecture and Design, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculptural Studies, Visual Communication and Graphic Design.

Approximate Semester Dates

  • Semester 1: Mid-August to mid-December
  • Semester 2: Mid-January to mid-May