Maine contains two schools that offer medical technologist programs. University of Maine at Presque Isle, the highest-ranking medical technologist school in ME, has a total student population of 1,436 and is the 4352nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 medical technologist 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.
Medical Technologist students from Maine schools who go on to become medical technologists, medical informatics specialists, medical technicians, health information technologists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 166,860 people working as medical and clinical laboratory technologists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $55,620. Also, Medical and clinical laboratory technicians make on average $37,860 per year and there are about 152,420 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Maine alone, there are 700 employed medical and clinical laboratory technicians earning an average yearly salary of $38,760. Medical and clinical laboratory technologists in this state earn $53,050/yr and there are 890 employed.
Also, within the medical technologist schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from medical technologist, 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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