AICAD Mobility

AICAD Mobility Program

Memphis College of Art participates in the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design Mobility Program. This allows qualifying MCA students the opportunity to spend one semester studying off-campus at participating AICAD host school in the U.S. or Canada. When you participate in the Mobility Program you will continue to be a full-time MCA student. You will receive all of your scholarships and financial aid and will pay tuition to MCA. Below is a list of AICAD schools that participate in the Mobility Program.

  • Alberta College of Art and Design (CANADA)- www.acad.ab.ca
  • Art Academy of Cincinnati – www.artacademy.edu
  • Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University – www.lesley.edu/aib
  • California College of the Arts – www.cca.edu
  • Cleveland Institute of Art – www.cia.edu
  • College for Creative Studies – www.collegeforcreativestudies.edu
  • Columbus College of Art and Design – www.ccad.edu
  • Cooper Union School of Art – www.cooper.edu
  • Corcoran College of Art and Design – www.corcoran.edu
  • Emily Carr University of Art and Design (CANADA) – www.ecuad.ca
  • Kansas City Art Institute – www.kcai.edu
  • Laguna College of Art and Design – www.lcad.edu
  • Lyme Academy of Fine Arts – www.lymeacademy.edu
  • Maine College of Art – www.meca.edu
  • Maryland Institute College of Art – www.mica.edu
  • Massachusetts College of Art and Design – www.massart.edu
  • Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design – www.miad.edu
  • Minneapolis College of Art and Design – www.mcad.edu
  • Montserrat College of Art- www.montserrat.edu
  • Moore College of Art and Design- www.moore.edu
  • Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University (CANADA)- www.nscad.ca
  • Ontario College of Art and Design University (CANADA) – www.ocad.edu
  • Oregon College of Art and Craft – www.ocac.edu
  • Otis College of Art and Design- www.otis.edu
  • Pacific Northwest College of Art- www.pnca.edu
  • Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts- www.pafa.org
  • Pennsylvania College of Art and Design- www.pcad.edu
  • Rhode Island College of Art and Design- www.risd.edu
  • Ringling College of Art and Design – www.ringling.edu
  • San Francisco Art Institute- www.sfai.edu
  • School of the Art Institute of Chicago- www.saic.edu
  • School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston – www.smfa.edu
  • The University of the Arts – www.uarts.edu
  • Watkins College of Art, Design & Film – www.watkins.edu

Eligibility Requirements

To qualify for participation in the AICAD Mobility Program you must meet the following requirements:

  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Be in good academic and financial standing
  • Be a full-time MCA student
  • Be at least a Junior for the semester of your mobility

How to Apply

Applications are available in the Student Life Office. For more information or to request an application, contact Ashley Walker, Director of Student Life, at awalker@mca.edu or by calling 901-272-5120. All applications must be sent through the Student Life Office, not directly to the host school.

Spring 2015 deadline: November 14, 2014
Fall 2015 deadline: April 1, 2015

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