Maine contains two schools that offer gunsmithing programs. Post University, the highest-ranking gunsmithing school in ME, has a total student population of 8,082 and is the 703rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 gunsmithing schools in Maine, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Post University comes out as the most expensive ($23,261/yr), with Post University as the lowest recorded at only $23,261/yr.
Gunsmithing students from Maine schools who go on to become gunsmithers, gunsmiths, research and development machinists, machinists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,268,930 people working as maintenance and repair workers, general alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $36,520. Also, Machinists make on average $38,940 per year and there are about 380,720 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Maine alone, there are 1,430 employed machinists earning an average yearly salary of $39,740. Maintenance and repair workers, general in this state earn $35,620/yr and there are 4,810 employed.
Also, within the gunsmithing schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from gunsmithing, 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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