Maine contains four schools that offer information technology programs. Saint Joseph's College of Maine, the highest-ranking information technology school in ME, has a total student population of 2,727 and is the 465th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 information technology schools in Maine, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Saint Joseph's College of Maine comes out as the most expensive ($24,897/yr), with University of Maine at Augusta as the lowest recorded at only $9,297/yr.
Information Technology students from Maine schools who go on to become information technologists, information assurance specialists, computer and information scientists, information systems security analysts, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 212,090 people working as all other information and record clerks alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $36,300. Also, Computer and information scientists, research make on average $105,370 per year and there are about 26,130 of them employed in the US today.
Also, within the information technology schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from information technology, 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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