Maine contains three schools that offer transportation programs. Maine Maritime Academy, the highest-ranking transportation school in ME, has a total student population of 939 and is the 322nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 transportation schools in Maine, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Maine Maritime Academy comes out as the most expensive ($15,347/yr), with Washington County Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,685/yr.
Transportation students from Maine schools who go on to become transportation directors, bus drivers, taxi cab drivers, train engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 92,380 people working as transportation, storage, and distribution managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $85,470. Also, Reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks make on average $32,400 per year and there are about 142,500 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Maine alone, there are 430 employed reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks earning an average yearly salary of $26,240. Transportation, storage, and distribution managers in this state earn $67,840/yr and there are 580 employed.
Also, within the transportation schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from transportation, 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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