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Best Design & Applied Arts Schools in Maine

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2021 Best Design & Applied Arts Schools in Maine

1 College
$22,800 Avg Salary
$26,974 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Design & Applied Arts School for You

In 2018-2019, 35 degrees and certificates were awarded to design and applied arts students who went to a Maine college or university. This makes it the #93 most popular major in the state.

Today's students have lots of options to pick from when considering higher education opportunities. With more and more schools offering online options, you could even register for a great program on the other side of the country. On top of that, there are a considerable number of trade schools that offer fast-track entry to many fields.

Along with in-depth profiles of schools and the programs they offer, Course Advisor has created the Best Design & Applied Arts Schools in Maine to help you in your search for the best school for you. This report analyzed 1 schools in Maine to see which ones offered the best programs for students. Factors related to overall quality of the school, post-graduation earnings, average student debt, and more accumulated were considered when coming up with this list.

View our full ranking methodology.

The following school tops our list of the Best Design & Applied Arts Colleges.

Best Design & Applied Arts School

#1

Maine College of Art

Portland, ME

Our analysis found Maine College of Art to be the best school for design and applied arts students who want to pursue a degree in Maine. MECA „ Meca „ Portland School of Art is a fairly small private not-for-profit school located in the small city of Portland.

Design majors at MECA „ Meca „ Portland School of Art take out an average of $26,974 in student loans while working on their egree. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $280.

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Best Design & Applied Arts Colleges in the New England Region

Explore all the Best Design & Applied Arts Colleges in the New England Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Massachusetts 975
Connecticut 292
New Hampshire 376
Rhode Island 263
Vermont 87

Design & Applied Arts is one of 9 different types of programs to choose from.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Fine & Studio Arts 40,751
Music 26,968
Drama & Theater Arts 17,726
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 16,756
General Visual & Performing Arts 5,720

Notes and References

*These values are for the top school only.

  • Read more about our ranking methodology.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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