Maine contains seven schools that offer fine arts programs. Bowdoin College, the highest-ranking fine arts school in ME, has a total student population of 1,777 and is the 35th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 fine arts 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 University of Maine at Augusta as the lowest recorded at only $9,297/yr.
Fine Arts students from Maine schools who go on to become artists, animation artists, fine artists, sculptors, 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, Craft artists make on average $33,070 per year and there are about 5,380 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Maine alone, there are 60 employed craft artists earning an average yearly salary of $29,730. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in this state earn $54,810/yr and there are 40 employed.
Also, within the fine arts schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from fine arts, 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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