Maine contains three schools that offer psychiatry programs. University of Southern Maine, the highest-ranking psychiatry school in ME, has a total student population of 9,655 and is the 530th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 psychiatry 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.
Psychiatry students from Maine schools who go on to become psychiatric aides, psychiatrists, educational psychologists, psychiatristss, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 22,210 people working as psychiatrists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $163,660. Also, Psychiatric aides make on average $27,430 per year and there are about 62,610 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Maine alone, there are 1,140 employed psychiatric aides earning an average yearly salary of $29,100. Psychiatrists in this state earn $175,220/yr and there are 130 employed.
Also, within the psychiatry schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from psychiatry, 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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