Maine contains six schools that offer sports programs. Saint Joseph's College of Maine, the highest-ranking sports school in ME, has a total student population of 2,727 and is the 465th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 sports 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 students from Maine schools who go on to become professional athletes, athletes, coaches, sports professionals, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 13,620 people working as athletes and sports competitors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $80,950. Also, Umpires, referees, and other sports officials make on average $28,490 per year and there are about 14,860 of them employed in the US today.
Also, within the sports schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from sports, 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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