Maine contains 21 schools that offer health science programs. Saint Joseph's College of Maine, the highest-ranking health science school in ME, has a total student population of 2,727 and is the 465th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 21 health science schools in Maine, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of New England comes out as the most expensive ($28,024/yr), with Eastern Maine Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,452/yr.
Health Science students from Maine schools who go on to become health psychologists, physicians, doctors, nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 83,530 people working as environmental scientists and specialists, including health alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $67,360. Also, Substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors make on average $40,420 per year and there are about 78,470 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Maine alone, there are 470 employed substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors earning an average yearly salary of $46,440. Environmental scientists and specialists, including health in this state earn $53,510/yr and there are 480 employed.
Also, within the health science schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from health science, 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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