Maine contains ten schools that offer childhood education programs. University of Maine at Farmington, the highest-ranking childhood education school in ME, has a total student population of 2,361 and is the 1816th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 10 childhood education schools in Maine, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Andover College comes out as the most expensive ($21,857/yr), with Eastern Maine Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,452/yr.
Childhood Education students from Maine schools who go on to become childhood educators, preschool teachers, kindergarten teachers, special education teachers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 181,810 people working as kindergarten teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $50,380. Also, Preschool teachers make on average $27,450 per year and there are about 389,660 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Maine alone, there are 1,500 employed preschool teachers earning an average yearly salary of $27,390. Kindergarten teachers in this state earn $44,680/yr and there are 1,010 employed.
Also, within the childhood education schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from childhood education, 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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