Maine contains six schools that offer design programs. Saint Joseph's College of Maine, the highest-ranking design school in ME, has a total student population of 2,727 and is the 465th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 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.
Design students from Maine schools who go on to become interior designers, architecture designers, designers, graphic designers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 46,010 people working as interior designers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $51,990. Also, Floral designers make on average $24,940 per year and there are about 51,470 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Maine alone, there are 320 employed floral designers earning an average yearly salary of $23,710. Interior designers in this state earn $58,570/yr and there are 250 employed.
Also, within the design schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from 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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