Maine contains two schools that offer nursing education programs. University of Maine at Fort Kent, the highest-ranking nursing education school in ME, has a total student population of 1,126 and is the 4169th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 nursing education schools in Maine, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Maine at Fort Kent comes out as the most expensive ($11,728/yr), with Kennebec Valley Community College as the lowest recorded at only $8,673/yr.
Nursing Education students from Maine schools who go on to become nursing educators, doctors, nurse administrators, nurse educators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 49,140 people working as nursing instructors and teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $65,240. Also, Registered nurses make on average $66,530 per year and there are about 2,583,770 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Maine alone, there are 14,410 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $65,240. Nursing instructors and teachers in this state earn $62,320/yr and there are 200 employed.
Also, within the nursing education schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from nursing education, 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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