Maine contains two schools that offer pediatric nursing programs. University of Maine at Fort Kent, the highest-ranking pediatric nursing school in ME, has a total student population of 1,126 and is the 4169th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 pediatric nursing 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.
Pediatric Nursing students from Maine schools who go on to become pediatric nurses, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 29,460 people working as pediatricians, general alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $161,410. 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. Pediatricians, general in this state earn $161,530/yr and there are 110 employed.
Also, within the pediatric nursing schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from pediatric nursing, 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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