Pittsfield United States of America
Maine Central Institute

Thank you for considering Maine Central Institute.


On our campus in Pittsfield, Maine, MCI students and teachers from down the street and around the world come together — in the classroom and in the dormitories, on the playing fields and on stage, for music recitals, meals and weekly all-school meetings — in an academic environment that is nurturing, safe and academically vibrant and exciting. Since 1866, MCI has graduated thousands of students who have developed life-long friendships with classmates and teachers and have strengthened their connections with our school.

  • Day school tuition N/A - $12000 USD
  • Grades for day school 9th Grade/Year 10 -
    Post Graduate
  • Year founded 1866
  • Boarding school tuition $38750 - $42750 USD
  • Grades for boarding school 9th Grade/Year 10 -
    Post Graduate
  • Curricula Host Country's National
  • Type Co-ed

Admissions Information

Entry Requirements

MCI admits students of any race, religion, gender, national origin, or sexual orientation in all the rights, privileges, programs and activities available to students at the school. MCI does not discriminate in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, financial aid, or any other programs administered by the school.We encourage applications from serious students who are open to new challenges and experiences. Admission to MCI is based upon the student's school record, application essay, teacher and counselor recommendations, and, whenever possible, standardized testing such as the SSAT, PSAT, SAT, TOEFL or CAT.

  • First application deadline Rolling
  • Second application deadline Rolling
  • Application fee (domestic) $75 USD
  • Application fee (international) $75 USD


  • Assigns homework Yes
  • Use of technology in the classroom Yes
  • Language of instruction English
  • Native English teachers Yes

School Life

  • Most common nationality US
  • Average class size 12

Sports Teams

Ballet, Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Fencing, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Kayaking, Lacrosse, Riflery, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Wrestling