Maine contains five schools that offer early childhood education programs. University of Maine at Farmington, the highest-ranking early childhood education school in ME, has a total student population of 2,361 and is the 1816th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 early childhood education schools in Maine, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Andover College comes out as the most expensive ($21,857/yr), with Eastern Maine Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,452/yr.
Early Childhood Education students from Maine schools who go on to become early childhood educators, preschool teachers, kindergarten teachers, early childhood teachers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 51,140 people working as education administrators, preschool and child care center/program alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $48,170. Also, Elementary school teachers make on average $53,150 per year and there are about 1,544,300 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Maine alone, there are 6,810 employed elementary school teachers earning an average yearly salary of $45,270. Education administrators, preschool and child care center/program in this state earn $39,430/yr and there are 240 employed.
Also, within the early childhood education schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from early childhood 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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