Maine contains two schools that offer forestry programs. Unity College, the highest-ranking forestry school in ME, has a total student population of 564 and is the 2973rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 forestry schools in Maine, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Unity College comes out as the most expensive ($21,158/yr), with Kennebec Valley Community College as the lowest recorded at only $8,673/yr.
Forestry students from Maine schools who go on to become forest technicians, foresters, urban foresters, area foresters, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 31,440 people working as forest and conservation technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $36,370. Also, Forestry and conservation science teachers make on average $72,290 per year and there are about 2,380 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Maine alone, there are 50 employed forestry and conservation science teachers earning an average yearly salary of $75,220. Forest and conservation technicians in this state earn $40,010/yr and there are 50 employed.
Also, within the forestry schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from forestry, 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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