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The Memphis College of Art

Art & Design Department Scores
Students who would return
Would not - 0/9
Student Surveys
(in Art & Design Department)
Males: 5, Females: 4
Average Yrs. Completed: 2.6

Student Expectations

Expected coursework difficulty:3.5 Medium
Actual difficulty:1.8 Low
Students found the coursework to be easier than expected.

Educational Quality vs. Student Intellect

English Speaking

Percent of teaching staff that does not speak satisfactory English10-20%

Student Personalities

Faculty Personalities

Art & Design Department:

This college is useful if you're truly interested in teaching yourself. Most students attending here retain the 'high school mentality' that's become...
MCA does not provide adequate tools for graduates to succeed in the business of art. I graduated completely clueless in marketing, grant writing, and...
I am a professional artist, yes the real thing. I live in NY NY. Memphis College of Art is a joke. The Faculty are not real artist, just left over tra...
I did not enjoy the expeience.
Where to begin? I graduated in '04, after which Ive basically have had no contact with the school whatsoever. good riddance I say. Noone there was ...
The MAT Program recently developed at Memphis College of Art is horrible. The classes consist of time wasted on busy work. The teachers are terrible a...
The surrounding city has a lot of clubs and music scene but it also has a lot of violence and people constantly asking for money. This leads for a fe...
I had a horrible experience going to this college between 2003 to 2005, came fresh out of high school, got a scholorship for this college and it was a...
I decided to leave after one semester. Many instructors seemed tired or disconnected. Simply going through the motions. Technology is not incorporated...
Going to this school was the biggest mistake I ever made. I entered this school fresh out of high school. I was so was my passion and w...
Very unprofessional school. Didn't feel I learned anything from here other than stress and how to do mindless busy work. Buddy system with teachers is...
I think overall it has done more harm than good. I mean I learned technical & aesthetic things, but that's about it. I still have over $20,000 in lo...
I went on after MCA and to a University. I have found tons of artists that do just that...MCA is where they start because it feels like staying in the...
I don't think this college helped me. I got a scholarship here out of high school and thought that was really something but then I transferred my thir...
I graduated from MCA and felt it did nothing for me. I got my degree in animation yet it was extremely lacking in the skills I needed and I had to ta...
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