Maine contains four schools that offer economics programs. Bowdoin College, the highest-ranking economics school in ME, has a total student population of 1,777 and is the 35th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 economics schools in Maine, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Colby College comes out as the most expensive ($22,745/yr), with University of Southern Maine as the lowest recorded at only $15,940/yr.
Economics students from Maine schools who go on to become economists, economics professors, analysts, economic analysts, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 13,160 people working as economists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $96,320. Also, Business and financial operations employees make on average $65,900 per year and there are about 6,063,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Maine alone, there are 21,000 employed business and financial operations employees earning an average yearly salary of $55,320. Economists in this state earn $65,440/yr and there are 30 employed.
Also, within the economics schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from economics, 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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