Maine College of Art & Design Welcomes University of the Arts Students

Maine College of Art & Design offers a small, tight-knit and inclusive community with a 10:1 student-to-faculty ratio, state-of-the-art facilities, 24-hour studio access, and a central location in Portland's creative community. We’d love to help you find your home here.

Exclusive Transfer Process for UArts

  • Guaranteed admission if in good academic standing at UArts
  • All eligible credits earned at UArts will be accepted at Maine College of Art & Design
  • Expedited and Free Transfer Application
  • Dedicated transfer counselors for UArts students
  • Letter of recommendation and essay optional for scholarship consideration
  • Scholarships ranging from $12,000–$22,000 per year
  • On-campus housing is available

Next Steps

Educational Pathways for UArts Students

We also offer seven minors to personalize your educational journey, including Art & Entrepreneurship, Drawing, Music, and Writing.

About Portland

Learn from world-class practitioners while living in Portland, Maine with access to culture, community, outdoor recreation, and great food at your fingertips. Beaches, lakes, and forests are just minutes away, and major cities like Boston and New York City are just a short trip. Portland is also an art town packed with galleries and studios open for Art Walk on the first Friday of every month.