Augusta has a total population of 18,560 and a student population of 5,054. Of these students, 5,054 are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
Of the 1 art schools in Augusta, the largest art school, by student population, is University of Maine at Augusta. In 2010, University of Maine at Augusta graduated approximately 8 students from its art program.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with an art degree from one of Augusta's art schools. In 2009 tuition at art schools in Augusta was $6,855 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,040 for art related books and supplies each year.
Many art graduates choose to work as artists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Augusta, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 190 artists in Maine. Of these artists, 50 were working in the greater Augusta area. The government projects that the number of artists in Augusta will decrease by -11% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for artists.
As an artist in Augusta, you can expect to make an average salary of $30,980 per year. This is the same as the average salary for artists in the state.