Maine contains two schools that offer dance programs. University of Southern Maine, the highest-ranking dance school in ME, has a total student population of 9,655 and is the 530th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 dance schools in Maine, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Southern Maine comes out as the most expensive ($15,940/yr), with Husson University as the lowest recorded at only $14,691/yr.
Dance students from Maine schools who go on to become ballet dancers, dancers, dance professors, dance instructors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 10,700 people working as dancers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $0. Also, Entertainers and performers, sports and related workers make on average $0 per year and there are about 23,500 of them employed in the US today.
Also, within the dance schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from dance, 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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