Maine contains five schools that offer nurse practitioner programs. University of Southern Maine, the highest-ranking nurse practitioner school in ME, has a total student population of 9,655 and is the 530th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 nurse practitioner 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 Kennebec Valley Community College as the lowest recorded at only $8,673/yr.
Nurse Practitioner students from Maine schools who go on to become nurse practitioners, licensed vocational nurses, practical nurses, natural health practitioners, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. Also, Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses make on average $40,900 per year and there are about 728,670 of them employed in the US today.
Also, within the nurse practitioner schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from nurse practitioner, 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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