Maine contains three schools that offer CAD programs. Eastern Maine Community College, the highest-ranking CAD school in ME, has a total student population of 2,099 and is the 3183rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 CAD schools in Maine, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Southern Maine Community College comes out as the most expensive ($9,233/yr), with Eastern Maine Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,452/yr.
CAD students from Maine schools who go on to become drafters, architects, computer aided designers, project architects, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 18,290 people working as drafters alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $48,210. Also, Architectural and civil drafters make on average $47,710 per year and there are about 105,320 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Maine alone, there are 620 employed architectural and civil drafters earning an average yearly salary of $43,900. Drafters in this state earn $43,760/yr and there are 50 employed.
Also, within the CAD schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from CAD, 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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