Maine contains six schools that offer counseling programs. Saint Joseph's College of Maine, the highest-ranking counseling school in ME, has a total student population of 2,727 and is the 465th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 counseling 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.
Counseling students from Maine schools who go on to become counseling psychologists, school counselors, counselors, christian counselors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 30,900 people working as counselors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $44,400. Also, Human resources, training, and labor relations specialists make on average $59,070 per year and there are about 219,240 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Maine alone, there are 570 employed human resources, training, and labor relations specialists earning an average yearly salary of $50,480. Counselors in this state earn $40,080/yr and there are 40 employed.
Also, within the counseling schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from counseling, 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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