Maine contains two schools that offer pharmacy programs. Intercoast Career Institute, the highest-ranking pharmacy school in ME, has a total student population of 58 and is the 3516th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 pharmacy schools in Maine, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Intercoast Career Institute comes out as the most expensive ($26,030/yr), with Southern Maine Community College as the lowest recorded at only $9,233/yr.
Pharmacy students from Maine schools who go on to become pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, pharmacy professionals, pharmacist in charges, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 267,860 people working as pharmacists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $106,630. Also, Pharmacy aides make on average $22,330 per year and there are about 52,230 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Maine alone, there are 140 employed pharmacy aides earning an average yearly salary of $21,850. Pharmacists in this state earn $115,760/yr and there are 1,190 employed.
Also, within the pharmacy schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from pharmacy, 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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