Maine contains sixteen schools that offer aerospace engineering programs. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the highest-ranking aerospace engineering school in ME, has a total student population of 10,384 and is the 12th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 16 aerospace engineering schools in Maine, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northeastern University comes out as the most expensive ($32,703/yr), with Three Rivers Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,092/yr.
Aerospace Engineering students from Maine schools who go on to become aerospace engineers, engineers, aviation engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 70,570 people working as aerospace engineers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $96,270. Also, Aerospace engineering and operations technicians make on average $59,820 per year and there are about 7,940 of them employed in the US today.
Also, within the aerospace engineering schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from aerospace engineering, there are 1035 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,742 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,504, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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