Maine contains two schools that offer sonography programs. University of Southern Maine, the highest-ranking sonography school in ME, has a total student population of 9,655 and is the 530th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 sonography 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.
Sonography students from Maine schools who go on to become sonographers, sonography specialists, diagnostic medical sonographers, ultrasonographers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 51,630 people working as diagnostic medical sonographers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $63,640. Also, Pediatricians, general make on average $161,410 per year and there are about 29,460 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Maine alone, there are 110 employed pediatricians, general earning an average yearly salary of $161,530. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this state earn $65,840/yr and there are 190 employed.
Also, within the sonography schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from sonography, 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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