Maine contains four schools that offer distance education programs. University of Maine at Farmington, the highest-ranking distance education school in ME, has a total student population of 2,361 and is the 1816th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 distance education 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 University of Maine at Presque Isle as the lowest recorded at only $9,513/yr.
Distance Education students from Maine schools who go on to become distance educators, teachers, online educators, online teachers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 56,880 people working as education teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $62,160. Also, Mathematical science teachers make on average $70,550 per year and there are about 48,100 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Maine alone, there are 190 employed mathematical science teachers earning an average yearly salary of $67,560. Education teachers in this state earn $59,480/yr and there are 490 employed.
Also, within the distance education schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from distance 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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