Maine contains two schools that offer diagnostic medical sonography programs. University of Southern Maine, the highest-ranking diagnostic medical sonography school in ME, has a total student population of 9,655 and is the 530th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 diagnostic medical sonography 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 Kennebec Valley Community College as the lowest recorded at only $8,673/yr.
Diagnostic Medical Sonography students from Maine schools who go on to become diagnostic medical sonographers, sonographers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 51,630 people working as diagnostic medical sonographers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $63,640.
Also, within the diagnostic medical sonography schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from diagnostic medical sonography, 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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