Maine contains four schools that offer allied health programs. University of Southern Maine, the highest-ranking allied health school in ME, has a total student population of 9,655 and is the 530th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 allied health schools in Maine, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of New England comes out as the most expensive ($28,024/yr), with Kennebec Valley Community College as the lowest recorded at only $8,673/yr.
Allied Health students from Maine schools who go on to become allied health professionals, physicians, nurses, forensic nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 271,710 people working as medical and health services managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $90,970. Also, Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists make on average $72,310 per year and there are about 98,330 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Maine alone, there are 400 employed clinical, counseling, and school psychologists earning an average yearly salary of $72,030. Medical and health services managers in this state earn $81,390/yr and there are 1,650 employed.
Also, within the allied health schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from allied health, 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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