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Art Schools in Portland, Maine

There are five schools around Portland, ME offering art programs. In 2010, 181 students graduated with degrees from Portland art schools. 168 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 13 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 181 students graduate from programs in this city in art each year. This accounts for 70% of art students who Maine schools graduate. More specifically, 168 students graduated with an art degree at the bachelor's level and 13 with a degree at the master's level.

Five art schools are in Portland. And of these, while three schools are private, two schools are public. Tuition at a private art school varies from $28,695 to $41,565, while public art school tuition varies from $8,538 to $13,672.

Average tuition for art programs is $20,545. While the lowest tuition in Portland, which is $8,538 per year, is at the University of Southern Maine, the highest tuition for art programs, which is $41,565 per year, is at Bowdoin College.

Portland art schools offer bachelors degrees and masters degrees.

Art Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Portland, Maine

On average, 181 students graduate from programs in this city in art each year. This accounts for 70% of art students who Maine schools graduate. More specifically, 168 students graduated with an art degree at the bachelor's level and 13 with a degree at the master's level.

Art Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Portland, Maine

  • Bachelor 2006: 184
  • Bachelor 2007: 197
  • Bachelor 2008: 163
  • Bachelor 2009: 187
  • Bachelor 2010: 168
  • Master 2006: 21
  • Master 2007: 12
  • Master 2008: 19
  • Master 2009: 13
  • Master 2010: 13

Art Program Availability in Portland, Maine

Portland schools offer a total of 18 art programs. Of these programs, 88.9% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level.

Art Program Availability in Portland, Maine

  • Bachelor: 16
  • Master: 2

Photographers — Salary by Percentile

Photographers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16910
  • 25th Percentile: 18330
  • Median: 31650
  • 75th Percentile: 39370
  • 90th Percentile: 45980

Multimedia Artists and Animators — Salary by Percentile

Multimedia Artists and Animators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
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  • Median: 46305
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Art Directors — Salary by Percentile

Art Directors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 36900
  • 25th Percentile: 43210
  • Median: 61660
  • 75th Percentile: 82150
  • 90th Percentile: 109380

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

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

  • 10th Percentile:
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  • Median: 24785
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Photographers — Employment Trend

Photographers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 35930
  • Median Salary 2007: 18980
  • Median Salary 2008: 19200
  • Median Salary 2009: 29040
  • Median Salary 2010: 31650
  • Total Employed 2006: 50
  • Total Employed 2007: 70
  • Total Employed 2008: 90
  • Total Employed 2009: 90
  • Total Employed 2010: 90

Multimedia Artists and Animators — Employment Trend

Multimedia Artists and Animators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 41175
  • Median Salary 2007: 43740
  • Median Salary 2008: 44580
  • Median Salary 2009: 46100
  • Median Salary 2010: 46305
  • Total Employed 2006: 30
  • Total Employed 2007: 35
  • Total Employed 2008: 40
  • Total Employed 2009: 35
  • Total Employed 2010: 30

Art Directors — Employment Trend

Art Directors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 54540
  • Median Salary 2007: 67460
  • Median Salary 2008: 61370
  • Median Salary 2009: 72000
  • Median Salary 2010: 61660
  • Total Employed 2006: 60
  • Total Employed 2007: 60
  • Total Employed 2008: 60
  • Total Employed 2009: 50
  • Total Employed 2010: 50

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

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

  • Median Salary 2006: 23610
  • Median Salary 2007: 23250
  • Median Salary 2008: 23570
  • Median Salary 2009: 24405
  • Median Salary 2010: 24785
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Portland vs Maine Art Employment

Portland vs Maine Art Employment

  • Employed in Portland: 39.535% (170)

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1. 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. Of those, it offers students nine bachelor's level degrees in art and one art degree at the master's level. It is near the center of Portland. It is the third largest institution offering art programs in Portland, ME.

2. The University of Southern Maine

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

The University of Southern Maine, which is 1.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Portland, ME. This university offers two programs in art. It offers students two degrees at the bachelor's level in art. Overall, 9,654 students seek degrees in 100 University of Southern Maine programs.