Maine contains six schools that offer music programs. Bowdoin College, the highest-ranking music school in ME, has a total student population of 1,777 and is the 35th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 music schools in Maine, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Colby College comes out as the most expensive ($22,745/yr), with University of Maine at Augusta as the lowest recorded at only $9,297/yr.
Music students from Maine schools who go on to become musicians, producers, vocalists, guitarists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 47,260 people working as musicians and singers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $0.
Also, within the music schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from music, 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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