Maine contains 20 schools that offer vocational programs. Maine Maritime Academy, the highest-ranking vocational school in ME, has a total student population of 939 and is the 322nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 20 vocational 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 Eastern Maine Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,452/yr.
Vocational students from Maine schools who go on to become vocational educators, event planners, landscape architects, landscape designers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 114,420 people working as vocational education teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $52,030. Also, Middle school teachers make on average $53,550 per year and there are about 665,420 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Maine alone, there are 3,060 employed middle school teachers earning an average yearly salary of $46,080. Vocational education teachers in this state earn $50,610/yr and there are 630 employed.
Also, within the vocational schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from vocational, 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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