With an overall population of 15,605 and a student population of 2,835, approximately 1,838 of Waterville students attend one of Waterville's schools that offer art programs.
The largest art school in Waterville, by student population, is Colby College. In 2010, approximately 6 students graduated from the Art program at Colby College.
A total of 13 students graduated with credentials in art from art schools in Waterville in 2010.
You should also anticipate spending about $700 for art related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Waterville after graduating from art school, you should know that job prospects for artists in Waterville, which is the most popular art profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 1 artists in Maine were working in the greater Waterville area. The government projects that the number of artists in Waterville will decrease by -11% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for artists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an artist in Waterville is $30,980 per year. This is the same as the state-wide average salary for artists.