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Nursing Schools in Maine

153 students earned Nursing degrees in Maine in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Nursing is the 8th most popular major out of a total 108 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Nursing Majors in Maine

Nursing majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 145
Post-Master’s Certificate 8
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 8

Gender Distribution

In Maine, a nursing major is more popular with women than with men.

Nursing Majors in ME Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of nursing majors in Maine is as follows:

  • Asian: 2.6%
  • Black or African American: 3.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.3%
  • White: 56.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 35.3%
Nursing Majors in ME Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing Grads in Maine

There are 18,300 people in the state and 3,609,760 people in the nation working in nursing jobs.

Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. ME

Wages for Nursing Jobs in Maine

Nursing grads earn an average of $93,100 in the state and $106,910 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 5 colleges in Maine that offer nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:

74 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
1,987 Total Students

99% of the teachers are full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $39,900 a year. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
8,429 Total Students

The average student takes 4.74 years to complete their degree at University of Southern Maine. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 34% are considered full time. The student loan default rate of 6.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
3,744 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 8.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. This private institution charges an average net price of $18,358. Most students complete their degree in 4.55 years.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
11,561 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The 5.70% student loan default rate is lower than average.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
7,483 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 52% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. The average student takes 4.11 years to complete their degree at UNE.

Nursing Careers in ME

Some of the careers nursing majors go into include:

Job Title ME Job Growth ME Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 26% $102,280
Medical and Health Services Managers 12% $87,010
Nursing Instructors and Professors 12% $54,160
Registered Nurses 11% $65,630
Nurse Anesthetists 7% $161,800
Nurse Midwives 0% $0

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to nursing.

Major Annual Graduates in ME
Public Health 270
Rehabilitation Professions 219
Osteopathic Medicine 177
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 133
Dentistry 63
Allied Health Professions 47
Communication Sciences 14
Medical Illustration & Informatics 11

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