Maine contains two schools that offer public health programs. University of Maine at Farmington, the highest-ranking public health school in ME, has a total student population of 2,361 and is the 1816th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 public health schools in Maine, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of New England comes out as the most expensive ($28,024/yr), with University of Maine at Farmington as the lowest recorded at only $13,503/yr.
Public Health students from Maine schools who go on to become public health educators, public health officials, social workers, public health workers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 63,320 people working as health educators alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $49,060. Also, Health specialties teachers make on average $103,340 per year and there are about 133,070 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Maine alone, there are 120 employed health specialties teachers earning an average yearly salary of $57,440. Health educators in this state earn $42,260/yr and there are 480 employed.
Also, within the public health schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from public health, 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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