Maine contains one school that offers ecology programs. Unity College has a total student population of 564 and is the 2973rd highest ranked school in America.
Ecology students from Maine schools who go on to become ecologists, biologists, environmental scientists, scientists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 29,630 people working as biological scientists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $69,430. Also, Zoologists and wildlife biologists make on average $60,670 per year and there are about 17,460 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Maine alone, there are 270 employed zoologists and wildlife biologists earning an average yearly salary of $51,050. Biological scientists in this state earn $"*"/yr and there are 310 employed.
Also, within the ecology schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from ecology, 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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