Maine contains four schools that offer laboratory programs. University of Maine at Presque Isle, the highest-ranking laboratory school in ME, has a total student population of 1,436 and is the 4352nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 laboratory schools in Maine, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Maine at Presque Isle comes out as the most expensive ($9,513/yr), with Central Maine Community College as the lowest recorded at only $7,748/yr.
Laboratory students from Maine schools who go on to become laboratory analysts, laboratory technicians, clinical laboratory technicians, clinical laboratory researchers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 26,130 people working as computer and information scientists, research alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $105,370. Also, Biological scientists make on average $69,430 per year and there are about 29,630 of them employed in the US today.
Also, within the laboratory schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from laboratory, 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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