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Design Schools in Maine

There are three Maine schools offering design programs. In 2010, 15 students graduated from programs at Maine design schools. Eight of all these students graduated with associates degrees and seven of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 14 students graduate from programs in Maine in design each year. More specifically, eight students graduated with a design degree at the associate's level and seven with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Three design schools are in Maine. And out of these, two schools are private, while one school is public. Tuition at a private design school varies from $27,345 to $28,695.

Average tuition for design programs is $27,670. The lowest tuition in this state is at Saint Joseph's College of Maine, while the highest tuition for design programs, which is $28,695 each year, is at the Maine College of Art.

Schools in this state offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees in design. No undergraduate level design students pursued masters level degrees.

Design Program Completions in Maine 2006 - 2010

On average, 14 students graduate from programs in Maine in design each year. More specifically, eight students graduated with a design degree at the associate's level and seven with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Design Program Completions in Maine 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 0
  • Associate 2006: 5
  • Associate 2007: 2
  • Associate 2008: 4
  • Associate 2009: 0
  • Associate 2010: 8
  • Bachelor 2006: 19
  • Bachelor 2007: 13
  • Bachelor 2008: 10
  • Bachelor 2009: 10
  • Bachelor 2010: 7

Design Program Availability in Maine

Schools in this state offer a total of four design programs. Of these programs, about 50% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level.

Design Program Availability in Maine

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 2

Interior Designers — Salary by Percentile

Interior Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31260
  • 25th Percentile: 38020
  • Median: 68070
  • 75th Percentile: 76520
  • 90th Percentile: 81510

Designers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Designers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26680
  • 25th Percentile: 30870
  • Median: 37280
  • 75th Percentile: 49640
  • 90th Percentile: 68490

Floral Designers — Salary by Percentile

Floral Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18170
  • 25th Percentile: 21450
  • Median: 25170
  • 75th Percentile: 28510
  • 90th Percentile: 30810

Commercial and Industrial Designers — Salary by Percentile

Commercial and Industrial Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 29710
  • 25th Percentile: 45490
  • Median: 57050
  • 75th Percentile: 72100
  • 90th Percentile: 83580

Video Game Designers — Salary by Percentile

Video Game Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 43270
  • 25th Percentile: 52760
  • Median: 67250
  • 75th Percentile: 84160
  • 90th Percentile: 97470

Fashion Designers — Salary by Percentile

Fashion Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 42130
  • 25th Percentile: 55910
  • Median: 73120
  • 75th Percentile: 97880
  • 90th Percentile: 116410

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26660
  • 25th Percentile: 34530
  • Median: 40260
  • 75th Percentile: 51560
  • 90th Percentile: 55500

Graphic Designers — Salary by Percentile

Graphic Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22850
  • 25th Percentile: 29630
  • Median: 37760
  • 75th Percentile: 47250
  • 90th Percentile: 59800

Interior Designers — Employment Trend

Interior Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 40420
  • Median Salary 2007: 38080
  • Median Salary 2008: 52305
  • Median Salary 2009: 66530
  • Median Salary 2010: 68070
  • Total Employed 2006: 140
  • Total Employed 2007: 120
  • Total Employed 2008: 185
  • Total Employed 2009: 250
  • Total Employed 2010: 230

Designers, All Other — Employment Trend

Designers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 24840
  • Median Salary 2007: 23940
  • Median Salary 2008: 36190
  • Median Salary 2009: 37460
  • Median Salary 2010: 37280
  • Total Employed 2006: 60
  • Total Employed 2007: 50
  • Total Employed 2008: 70
  • Total Employed 2009: 50
  • Total Employed 2010: 50

Floral Designers — Employment Trend

Floral Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 21370
  • Median Salary 2007: 21150
  • Median Salary 2008: 22820
  • Median Salary 2009: 23760
  • Median Salary 2010: 25170
  • Total Employed 2006: 300
  • Total Employed 2007: 320
  • Total Employed 2008: 320
  • Total Employed 2009: 320
  • Total Employed 2010: 260

Video Game Designers — Employment Trend

Video Game Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 60610
  • Median Salary 2007: 62350
  • Median Salary 2008: 63850
  • Median Salary 2009: 66840
  • Median Salary 2010: 67250
  • Total Employed 2006: 260
  • Total Employed 2007: 290
  • Total Employed 2008: 380
  • Total Employed 2009: 390
  • Total Employed 2010: 380

Commercial and Industrial Designers — Employment Trend

Commercial and Industrial Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 44200
  • Median Salary 2007: 49170
  • Median Salary 2008: 65780
  • Median Salary 2009: 61290
  • Median Salary 2010: 57050
  • Total Employed 2006: 70
  • Total Employed 2007: 140
  • Total Employed 2008: 160
  • Total Employed 2009: 240
  • Total Employed 2010: 220

Fashion Designers — Employment Trend

Fashion Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 68775
  • Median Salary 2007: 71370
  • Median Salary 2008: 80020
  • Median Salary 2009: 80130
  • Median Salary 2010: 73120
  • Total Employed 2006: 60
  • Total Employed 2007: 60
  • Total Employed 2008: 60
  • Total Employed 2009: 60
  • Total Employed 2010: 50

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 27150
  • Median Salary 2007: 27230
  • Median Salary 2008: 26780
  • Median Salary 2009: 31760
  • Median Salary 2010: 40260
  • Total Employed 2006: 90
  • Total Employed 2007: 90
  • Total Employed 2008: 110
  • Total Employed 2009: 80
  • Total Employed 2010: 60

Graphic Designers — Employment Trend

Graphic Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 31930
  • Median Salary 2007: 34090
  • Median Salary 2008: 36000
  • Median Salary 2009: 36210
  • Median Salary 2010: 37760
  • Total Employed 2006: 690
  • Total Employed 2007: 700
  • Total Employed 2008: 690
  • Total Employed 2009: 610
  • Total Employed 2010: 570

Maine vs National Design Employment

Maine vs National Design Employment

  • Employed in Maine: 0.339% (1820)

Design Schools in Maine

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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 one design program and this school is in the center of Portland. In terms of enrollment, it ranks second in the state of Maine.

2. 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.

3. York County Community College

112 College Drive
Wells, ME 4090
(207) 646-9282

York County Community College is located in Wells, Maine, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two design programs. Specifically, students are offered one certificate in design by this college and one associate's level design degree. Overall, 1,637 students pursue degrees in 11 programs at this college. This college is the second largest institution in the state of Maine offering design.

4. Saint Joseph's College of Maine

278 Whites Bridge Rd
Standish, ME 04084-5236
(207) 892-6766

Saint Joseph's College of Maine, which is only a few miles from Standish, is in a rural area and this school offers one program in design. Saint Joseph's College is a 4-year institution. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Maine offering design programs.