Maine contains six schools that offer respiratory therapy programs. Saint Joseph's College of Maine, the highest-ranking respiratory therapy school in ME, has a total student population of 2,727 and is the 465th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 respiratory therapy 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 Kennebec Valley Community College as the lowest recorded at only $8,673/yr.
Respiratory Therapy students from Maine schools who go on to become respiratory therapists, respiratory care specialists, respiratory care practitioners, certified respiratory therapists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 107,270 people working as respiratory therapists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $54,200.
Also, within the respiratory therapy schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from respiratory therapy, 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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