Maine contains 23 schools that offer art and design programs. Bowdoin College, the highest-ranking art and design school in ME, has a total student population of 1,777 and is the 35th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 23 art and design schools in Maine, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Maine College of Art comes out as the most expensive ($27,317/yr), with Eastern Maine Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,452/yr.
Art and Design students from Maine schools who go on to become designers, ad designers, advertising designers, commercial designers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 8,900 people working as fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $50,630. Also, Electrical and electronics drafters make on average $54,800 per year and there are about 30,590 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Maine alone, there are 290 employed electrical and electronics drafters earning an average yearly salary of $51,800. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in this state earn $54,810/yr and there are 40 employed.
Also, within the art and design schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from art and design, there are 1035 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,742 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,504, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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