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# Maine Teaching Colleges

Maine ranked #44 in the nation for teaching degrees handed out in 2021. Around 1,282 students received some type of diploma that year. Students who are able to take advantage of in-state tuition will only pay an average of $18,082 per year to get their degree at a college in Maine, while out of state students will pay an average of $22,536 per year.

About 45% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $6,846 per year.

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There are 9,465 undergraduates at UMaine, of which 7,847 are full-time, and there are 11,741 students altogether. For undergraduates at UMaine, the average graduation time is 4.4 years.

Around 96% of students who apply get accepted. Around 44% of accepted students are men, and 56% are women.

Approximately 55% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $8,903 a year. UMaine has a 1.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $41,321 during the early-career years.

There are 8,022 students at University of Southern Maine in total, 6,098 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 3,773 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Around 87% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

Roughly 47% of students at University of Southern Maine take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,262 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $41,482 during the early-career years.

The total student population at University of New England is 7,208, of which 4,065 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,292 are full-time. For undergraduates at UNE, the average graduation time is 4.1 years.

Around 90% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 31% are men and 69% are women.

Roughly 85% of students at UNE take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $12,651 a year. UNE has a 0.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UNE with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $51,246 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 1,582 undergraduates at UMaine Farmington, of which 1,414 are full-time, and there are 1,862 students altogether. It takes the average UMaine Farmington undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

Around 97% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 32% are men and 68% are women.

68% of UMaine Farmington students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,668 a year. UMaine Farmington has a 2.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UMaine Farmington with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $34,296 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 1,329 undergraduates at Saint Joseph’s Maine, of which 853 are full-time, and there are 1,967 students altogether. It takes the average Saint Joseph’s Maine undergraduate about 4.1 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 81%. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 63% are women.

85% of Saint Joseph’s Maine students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $12,039 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 0.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Saint Joseph’s Maine is $54,603.

The total student population at Southern Maine Community College is 5,789, which includes 1,993 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

22% of SMCC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,399 a year. SMCC has a 2.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from SMCC is $34,702.

There are 2,297 students at Kennebec Valley Community College in total, 515 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

24% of Kennebec Valley Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,945 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Kennebec Valley Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $37,967 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Thomas College is 1,705, of which 1,601 students are undergraduates and of those, 756 are full-time. For undergraduates at Thomas College, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

Roughly 85% of students at Thomas College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $8,032 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $35,588 during the early-career years.

There are 2,155 students at Colby in total, 2,155 are full-time undergraduates. Colby has a freshman retention rate of 95%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

The acceptance rate at Colby is 9%, making it one of the most selective schools in the country. Around 46% of accepted students are men, and 54% are women.

8% of Colby students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,528 a year.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $52,148 during the early-career years.

There are 2,042 students at Eastern Maine Community College in total, 764 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

22% of Eastern Maine Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,217 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Eastern Maine Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,456 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Husson University is 3,473, of which 2,679 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,264 are full-time. It takes the average Husson undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

Around 86% of students who apply get accepted. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

83% of Husson students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,450 a year. Husson has a 1.4% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Husson is $36,926.

There are 940 full-time undergraduates at Central Maine Technical College, and 3,115 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Roughly 31% of students at Central Maine Technical College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,795 a year. Central Maine Technical College has a 3.0% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Central Maine Technical College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,137 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 1,467 students at UMPI in total, 713 are full-time undergraduates. It takes the average UMPI undergraduate about 4.4 years to complete their degree.

Around 100% of students who apply get accepted. Around 34% of accepted students are men, and 66% are women.

54% of UMPI students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,320 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from UMPI with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,170 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 1,776 full-time undergraduates at Bowdoin, and 1,777 students altogether. For undergraduates at Bowdoin, the average graduation time is 4.1 years.

The acceptance rate at Bowdoin is 9%, making it one of the most selective schools in the country. Of the accepted students, 48% are men and 52% are women.

Roughly 11% of students at Bowdoin take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,961 a year.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $58,650 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Maine College of Art is 435, of which 380 students are undergraduates and of those, 368 are full-time. It takes the average Maine College of Art undergraduate about 4.1 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 72%. Of the accepted students, 30% are men and 70% are women.

Roughly 84% of students at Maine College of Art take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $10,949 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Maine College of Art with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,142 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 1,575 students at York County Community College in total, 349 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

16% of York County Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $3,222 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,209 during the early-career years.

There are 775 students at Northern Maine Community College in total, 347 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

24% of Northern Maine Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,235 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $36,902 during the early-career years.

There are 160 full-time undergraduates at Washington County Community College, and 354 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 7 to 1.

Roughly 17% of students at Washington County Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,006 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.2% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Washington County Community College is $27,287.

There are 526 full-time undergraduates at UMFK, and 1,624 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UMFK is 4.5 years.

Around 100% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 34% are men and 66% are women.

Roughly 39% of students at UMFK take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,654 a year. UMFK has a 3.2% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $44,092 during the early-career years.

The total student population at University of Maine at Augusta is 4,202, of which 4,165 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,469 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

39% of UMA students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,675 a year. UMA has a 3.0% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $33,268 during the early-career years.

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