Maine contains four schools that offer licensed practical nurse programs. University of Southern Maine, the highest-ranking licensed practical nurse school in ME, has a total student population of 9,655 and is the 530th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 licensed practical nurse schools in Maine, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Southern Maine comes out as the most expensive ($15,940/yr), with Central Maine Community College as the lowest recorded at only $7,748/yr.
Licensed Practical Nurse students from Maine schools who go on to become licensed practical nurses, nurses, practical nurses, pediatric nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 728,670 people working as licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $40,900. Also, Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants make on average $24,980 per year and there are about 1,438,010 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Maine alone, there are 10,320 employed nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants earning an average yearly salary of $23,980. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in this state earn $39,660/yr and there are 1,820 employed.
Also, within the licensed practical nurse schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from licensed practical nurse, 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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