Maine contains four schools that offer social work programs. University of Southern Maine, the highest-ranking social work school in ME, has a total student population of 9,655 and is the 530th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 social work 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 Presque Isle as the lowest recorded at only $9,513/yr.
Social Work students from Maine schools who go on to become social work case managers, social workers, social scientists, health and social service managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 73,250 people working as social workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $50,470. Also, Community and social services employees make on average $42,750 per year and there are about 1,891,320 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Maine alone, there are 10,900 employed community and social services employees earning an average yearly salary of $38,460. Social workers in this state earn $45,450/yr and there are 340 employed.
Also, within the social work schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from social work, 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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