Maine contains nine schools that offer LPN programs. University of Southern Maine, the highest-ranking LPN school in ME, has a total student population of 9,655 and is the 530th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 LPN 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 Eastern Maine Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,452/yr.
LPN students from Maine schools who go on to become licensed practical nurses, nurses, LPNs, licensed vocational 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 LPN schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from LPN, 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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