Maine contains thirteen schools that offer bookkeeping programs. Saint Joseph's College of Maine, the highest-ranking bookkeeping school in ME, has a total student population of 2,727 and is the 465th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 13 bookkeeping schools in Maine, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Saint Joseph's College of Maine comes out as the most expensive ($24,897/yr), with Central Maine Community College as the lowest recorded at only $7,748/yr.
Bookkeeping students from Maine schools who go on to become bookkeepers, bookkeeping clerks, accounting managers, accounting officers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,757,870 people working as bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $34,750. Also, Accountants and auditors make on average $67,430 per year and there are about 1,106,980 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Maine alone, there are 3,360 employed accountants and auditors earning an average yearly salary of $58,240. Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks in this state earn $32,110/yr and there are 7,260 employed.
Also, within the bookkeeping schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from bookkeeping, 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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