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Art Schools in Maine

There are ten Maine schools offering art programs. 207 students graduated with degrees from Maine art schools in 2010. 197 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and nine of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 212 students graduate from art programs in Maine per year. Out of those, one student graduated with an art degree at the associate's level, 197 with a bachelor's level degree, and nine with a degree at the master's level.

Ten art schools are in this state. Out of these, while four schools are private, six schools are public. Tuition at a public art school varies from $7,075 to $10,142, while private art school tuition varies from $28,695 to $41,565.

Average tuition for programs in art is $18,307. While the lowest tuition in Maine, which is $7,075 every year, is at the University of Maine at Machias, the highest tuition for art programs, which is $41,565 every year, is at Bowdoin College.

Schools in Maine offer associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees for students pursing art.

Art Program Completions in Maine 2006 - 2010

On average, 212 students graduate from art programs in Maine per year. Out of those, one student graduated with an art degree at the associate's level, 197 with a bachelor's level degree, and nine with a degree at the master's level.

Art Program Completions in Maine 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 3
  • Associate 2007: 1
  • Associate 2008: 1
  • Associate 2009: 0
  • Associate 2010: 1
  • Bachelor 2006: 217
  • Bachelor 2007: 227
  • Bachelor 2008: 202
  • Bachelor 2009: 210
  • Bachelor 2010: 197
  • Master 2006: 17
  • Master 2007: 8
  • Master 2008: 15
  • Master 2009: 10
  • Master 2010: 9
  • Doctorate 2006: 0
  • Doctorate 2007: 0
  • Doctorate 2008: 0
  • Doctorate 2009: 0
  • Doctorate 2010: 0

Art Program Availability in Maine

Schools in this state offer a total of 29 programs in art. Of these programs, close to 89.7% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Art Program Availability in Maine

  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 26
  • Master: 1
  • Doctorate: 1

Artists and Related Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Artists and Related Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 41975
  • 75th Percentile:
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Photographers — Salary by Percentile

Photographers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17160
  • 25th Percentile: 18990
  • Median: 29940
  • 75th Percentile: 37780
  • 90th Percentile: 44670

Multimedia Artists and Animators — Salary by Percentile

Multimedia Artists and Animators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
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  • Median: 51635
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Art Directors — Salary by Percentile

Art Directors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 34120
  • 25th Percentile: 40380
  • Median: 57800
  • 75th Percentile: 79780
  • 90th Percentile: 112850

Craft Artists — Salary by Percentile

Craft Artists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17450
  • 25th Percentile: 20770
  • Median: 28710
  • 75th Percentile: 37360
  • 90th Percentile: 42110

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators — Salary by Percentile

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 36045
  • 75th Percentile:
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Artists and Related Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

Artists and Related Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 36090
  • Median Salary 2007: 39240
  • Median Salary 2008: 40615
  • Median Salary 2009: 41250
  • Median Salary 2010: 41975
  • Total Employed 2006: 0
  • Total Employed 2007: 0
  • Total Employed 2008: 0
  • Total Employed 2009: 0
  • Total Employed 2010: 0

Photographers — Employment Trend

Photographers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 24580
  • Median Salary 2007: 22110
  • Median Salary 2008: 22760
  • Median Salary 2009: 28490
  • Median Salary 2010: 29940
  • Total Employed 2006: 180
  • Total Employed 2007: 240
  • Total Employed 2008: 240
  • Total Employed 2009: 240
  • Total Employed 2010: 180

Multimedia Artists and Animators — Employment Trend

Multimedia Artists and Animators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 39600
  • Median Salary 2007: 44630
  • Median Salary 2008: 46100
  • Median Salary 2009: 48790
  • Median Salary 2010: 51635
  • Total Employed 2006: 50
  • Total Employed 2007: 70
  • Total Employed 2008: 60
  • Total Employed 2009: 50
  • Total Employed 2010: 50

Art Directors — Employment Trend

Art Directors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 52390
  • Median Salary 2007: 66570
  • Median Salary 2008: 69820
  • Median Salary 2009: 81320
  • Median Salary 2010: 57800
  • Total Employed 2006: 80
  • Total Employed 2007: 90
  • Total Employed 2008: 100
  • Total Employed 2009: 90
  • Total Employed 2010: 80

Craft Artists — Employment Trend

Craft Artists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 21250
  • Median Salary 2007: 23970
  • Median Salary 2008: 26730
  • Median Salary 2009: 29000
  • Median Salary 2010: 28710
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 60
  • Total Employed 2008: 70
  • Total Employed 2009: 60
  • Total Employed 2010: 80

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators — Employment Trend

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 24070
  • Median Salary 2007: 22690
  • Median Salary 2008: 26920
  • Median Salary 2009: 31150
  • Median Salary 2010: 36045
  • Total Employed 2006: 80
  • Total Employed 2007: 80
  • Total Employed 2008: 80
  • Total Employed 2009: 40
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Maine vs National Art Employment

Maine vs National Art Employment

  • Employed in Maine: 0.322% (430)

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1. The University of Maine at Augusta

46 University Dr
Augusta, ME 04330-9410
(207) 621-3000

The University of Maine at Augusta offers two programs in art. Out of those, students are offered one degree at the associate's level in art by it and one bachelor's level degree in art. This public school is one of 15 public post-secondary institutions in Maine. In terms of programs, this school is the fifth largest institution in the state of Maine offering art.

2. Colby College

4000 Mayflower Hill Drive
Waterville, ME 04901-8840
(207) 859-4000

Colby College, which is very close to Waterville, Maine, is in a rural area. This school offers three programs in art. It offers students three art degrees at the bachelor's level. Overall, 1,825 students pursue degrees in 43 programs at this school. This school is the second largest institution in the state of Maine offering art in terms of programs.

3. The Maine College of Art

522 Congress St.
Portland, ME 04101-3494
(207) 775-3052

The Maine College of Art offers ten programs in art. More specifically, students are offered nine bachelor's level degrees in art by MECA and one degree at the master's level in art. It is in the center of Portland. Overall, 352 students pursue degrees in 13 programs at MECA.

4. Eastern Maine Community College

354 Hogan Rd
Bangor, ME 4401
(207) 974-4600

Eastern Maine Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1966. This college, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Bangor, ME. This college is the 11th largest institution in the state of Maine. This college offers students 19 certificates and 29 degrees at the associates level. 2,151 students pursued degrees from the 34 programs at this small college in 2010. It offers subjects such as paramedicine and allied health. This college is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education. It is one of 8 community colleges in Maine.

5. Bates College

2 Andrews Road
Lewiston, ME 4240
(207) 786-6000

Bates College offers one art program and Bates, which is 0.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Lewiston, ME. It is one of 9 liberal arts colleges in Maine.

6. The University of Maine at Machias

116 O'Brien Ave
Machias, ME 04654-1397
(207) 255-1200

The University of Maine at Machias offers one program in art and it is located in Machias, Maine, where students can enjoy a rural setting. UMM is one of 9 liberal arts colleges in Maine.

7. Bowdoin College

5700 College Station - President's Office
Brunswick, ME 04011-8448
(207) 725-3000

Bowdoin College is located in town of Brunswick, Maine. It offers two art programs. Students are offered two degrees at the bachelor's level in art by this small school. 1,762 students seek degrees in 42 Bowdoin programs, overall. This liberal arts college is the oldest institution in the state of Maine offering art programs.

8. The University of Maine at Presque Isle

181 Main St
Presque Isle, ME 04769-2888
(207) 768-9400

The University of Maine at Presque Isle is in Presque Isle, Maine, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This school offers two programs in art. It offers students two bachelor's level art degrees. 1,434 students pursue degrees in 27 UMPI programs, overall.

9. The University of Maine at Farmington

224 Main St
Farmington, ME 04938-9978
(207) 778-7000

The University of Maine at Farmington is in Farmington, Maine, where students can enjoy a rural setting. UMF offers two art programs. Students are offered two art degrees at the bachelor's level by UMF. It is a public 4-year institution. It ranks seventh in terms of enrollment in the state of Maine.

10. The University of Southern Maine

96 Falmouth St
Portland, ME 4103
(207) 780-4141

The University of Southern Maine offers two programs in art. Students are offered two bachelor's level degrees in art by USM. This research university, which is near the center of the city, is in Portland, ME. Overall, 9,654 students pursue degrees in 100 programs at this university. This university is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Maine offering art in terms of programs.

11. The University of Maine

University of Maine
Orono, ME 4469
(207) 581-1110

The University of Maine is in the suburbs of Orono, Maine. UMaine offers four programs in art. Out of those, this university offers three bachelor's level art degrees to students and one degree at the doctorate level in art. This research university is one of 3 research universities in Maine. It is the largest institution in the state of Maine offering art.