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Reviews 403 total reviews with an average rating of 3.4

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4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: The dorms are decent quality, and what's very nice is that most dorms on campus are apartment style, so they include a living area & kitchen along with full bathroom and 3-4 bedrooms. Some furniture and appliances are out-of-date but generally work fine. Facilities Management is a little slow at responding to work orders, even if it's just a bulb that needs replacing. Cleanliness of the dorms relies on the current residents.

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4 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: A lot of people live off campus here. It's a great freedom, they have great parties and it's pretty close to campus. It maybe unsafe in certain areas of town but for the most part it's a popular choice of living here and it's pretty afforadable

4 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: A lot of mix between mainstream and "you'll only find it in town" type of restaurants. A lot of the places are pretty affordable and really good. A good change from the campus dining

3 College Freshman

Administration: The only thing they're really strict about is attendance to class (3 unexcused and you fail) and they do "enforce" when it comes to drugs and alcohol, but people get away with it here all the time since it's on the down low

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3 College Freshman

Party Scene: It's pretty good, though a lot of kids work on projects so it's kind of hard to have a party scene here and it can be pretty boring so going to a club is a better option

4 College Freshman

Scholarships: I will say, this school is SUPER generous when it comes to giving scholarships. However, when you have financial struggles, they're not super helpful

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3 College Freshman

Campus Food: For the amount we pay, I wish they would at least have better dining services. There's limited options, and a lot of places only take flex, not meal plan.

5 College Freshman

Campus Housing: One of the few schools to have apartment style housing. Spacious for artists.

College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: I commute from DC. Housing was not my concern.

College Junior

Off-Campus Dining: I'm watching my money, I pack from home.

College Junior

Administration: I never have to deal with administration outside of my major. I love my major.

3 College Junior

Party Scene: I'm a grad student, and I usually do't party much on campus because I commute from an hour away. I have a family to take care of.

5 College Junior

Scholarships: I was offered a merit scholarship upon acceptance to attend the school.

College Junior

Campus Food: I commute. I pack my lunch. I don't eat on campus.

College Junior

Campus Housing: I do not live on campus. I commute.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: MICA has amazing classes, facilities, and staff. However, it works you really, really hard, to the point where it's not healthy. I strongly believe this will be worth it, but it's tough.

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4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: MICA prides itself on being able to get students internships and jobs, so I think I'll be ok.

3 College Sophomore

Athletics: I haven't applied myself, but off campus is much, much cheaper than campus housing.

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3 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: If you have a car, then grocery shopping is WAY easier. I can't see how anyone can get anything quality or convenient otherwise.

4 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: There are some really great student-friendly places (the Bun Shop os definitely a favorite), and most are within walking distance.

3 College Sophomore

Administration: The shuttle has ok hours and service area, and I think it's good if you live off campus and have night classes. Some of the staff are nice, but others get grumpy if you don't board immediately. However, they will only drop off to residences and certain non-residential destinations and will not pick you up from said residences.

3 College Sophomore

Scholarships: MICA is SUPER EXPENSIVE so it always seems like there's never enough.

3 College Sophomore

Party Scene: Sometimes the people working in the print lab can be condescending or grumpy, but the lab offers helpful tech support and great printing (at a cost).

2 College Sophomore

Campus Food: Flex is probably the best part of the meal plan/student account plan since you can use it almost everywhere (even off-campus restaurants). However the dining hall and the cafes are largely filled with disappointment.

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4 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: While pricey, MICA has semi-furnished apartment-style suites that are close to campus and even offer studio spaces.

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