Fort Kent, ME has one engineering school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Northern Maine Community College has a total student population of 1,129. It is the 3029th highest ranked school in the USA and the 22nd highest in the state of Maine (#1 is Bowdoin College).
Engineering students from Fort Kent schools who go on to become engineers, audio engineers, aerospace engineers, automotive engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 2,412,730 people working as architecture and engineering employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $73,590. Also, Aerospace engineers make on average $96,270 per year and there are about 70,570 of them employed in the US today.
Fort Kent lies in Aroostook county, which is one of the 9 counties in Maine. Overall, the Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area has 75,310 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.3% unemployment rate, $16.45/hr average worker wage, and a $34,220 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northern Maine Community College ends up costing a student $9,435/yr.
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