Maine contains four schools that offer electronics programs. University of Southern Maine, the highest-ranking electronics school in ME, has a total student population of 9,655 and is the 530th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 electronics 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 Eastern Maine Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,452/yr.
Electronics students from Maine schools who go on to become electronic workers, electricians, electronic technologists, electronics engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 193,570 people working as electrical and electronic equipment assemblers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $30,690. Also, Electrical and electronic engineering technicians make on average $55,410 per year and there are about 154,050 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Maine alone, there are 420 employed electrical and electronic engineering technicians earning an average yearly salary of $49,940. Electrical and electronic equipment assemblers in this state earn $23,020/yr and there are 480 employed.
Also, within the electronics schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from electronics, 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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