Maine contains four schools that offer sports medicine programs. University of Southern Maine, the highest-ranking sports medicine school in ME, has a total student population of 9,655 and is the 530th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 sports medicine 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.
Sports Medicine students from Maine schools who go on to become sports medicine practitioners, sports trainers, sports doctors, sports physicians, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 274,160 people working as physicians and surgeons alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $173,860. Also, Physical therapists make on average $76,220 per year and there are about 174,490 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Maine alone, there are 1,090 employed physical therapists earning an average yearly salary of $70,020. Physicians and surgeons in this state earn $168,680/yr and there are 1,450 employed.
Also, within the sports medicine schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from sports medicine, 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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