Maine contains twelve schools that offer computer science programs. Bowdoin College, the highest-ranking computer science school in ME, has a total student population of 1,777 and is the 35th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 12 computer science 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 Eastern Maine Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,452/yr.
Computer Science students from Maine schools who go on to become computer science instructors, web developers, computer engineers, software engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 32,240 people working as computer science teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $75,860.
Also, within the computer science schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from computer science, 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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