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Maryland Institute of College and Art (MICA) SCA EXC
Baltimore MD, United States (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Semester 1,
Semester 2,
Year (Sem 1 & Sem 2),
Year (Sem 2 & Sem 1)
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Program Details:
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Minimum Mark:
65%; Credit
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Agreement Scope:
Sydney College of the Arts
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Program Type:
Exchange Semester/Year
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2019 Ranking:
Not applicable
Program Description:
Program Description:


Maryland Institute of College and Art
Location: Baltimore, MD
Year Established: 1826
Student population: 2,200
A top 10 art school in the United States, Maryland Institute of College and Art is the country’s oldest fully accredited degree-granting college of art. It attracts students from all over the world for the excellence of its teaching and the quality of its students. It’s highly ranked for visual arts, graphic design and painting and drawing.

MICA offers a community of talented, creative individuals, an innovative curriculum and a well-equipped campus. There are plenty of extra-curricular activities to enjoy including a Wellness Centre, more than 50 student organisations and exhibitions both on and off campus.

Unique characteristics
With 14 studio majors, two liberal arts majors, 13 studio concentrations and six liberal arts minors, students can tailor a program that suits their long term professional goals.

Home to a number of prestigious universities, including the Johns Hopkins University, the University of Baltimore and the University of Maryland, Baltimore has more than 100,000 college students and a wealth of activities to enjoy. You can visit the Baltimore Museum of Art, Walters Art Museum or the hundreds of galleries, find studio art space, shop in the markets and enjoy a wonderful cultural life including theatres, independent film festivals, concerts and clubs.

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Academic Information

Course Catalogue 
Information about units of study at the host university. Consult the Sydney College of Arts for more details.

Subject Area/s: Sydney College of Arts


Art History, Theory and Criticism



Environmental Design

Fine Arts

Graphic Design





Video and Film Making

Exclusions apply

Teaching Periods: Semesters/Terms
Fall Semester: August - December
Spring Semester: January - May

Credit (Full-Time Load/Semester)

University of Sydney

Host University


15 Credits

The above full-time load is indicative only.
Applications for academic credit are assessed by the relevant University of Sydney faculty/department based on: study load, contact hours, assessment requirements and level of study.

Grading System
Grades at the host university as calculated based on the 4-point scale. More information on the host university's grading system 

Transcripts Issued by Partner
Transcripts will be available at the end of your exchange period


Language of Instruction
Classes at the host university are taught in English.


What is the host city like?
Find out more information about the host city

Housing options are offered by the host university
Cost of Living
Use this guide to estimate living expenses associated with studying overseas.

Students are required to obtain health insurance valid during their exchange.

Useful Information

For Exchange/International Students
Specific information for exchange students provided by the host university
Semester/Term Dates
Access the University’s calendar
Orientation will be held at the beginning of the semester.
Support Services 
International Affairs provides services and assistance to exchange students.
Information from the host university
Information from the Embassy of the United States of America in Australia

Student Experiences

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