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General Education Schools in Maine

152 Education students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A General Education major is the 4th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of General Education Majors in Maine

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 57
Associate’s Degree 48
Bachelor’s Degree 42
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 4
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 1
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 1

Gender Distribution

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

General Education Majors in ME Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.0%
  • Black or African American: 2.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.3%
  • White: 67.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.0%
  • Other Races: 23.7%
General Education Majors in ME Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Education Grads in Maine

In this state, there are 360 people employed in jobs related to an education degree, compared to 60,930 nationwide.

General Education Jobs Nationwide vs. ME

Wages for General Education Jobs in Maine

In this state, education grads earn an average of $59,150. Nationwide, they make an average of $73,680.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 11 colleges in Maine that offer education degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

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

It takes the average student 4.15 years to graduate. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $39,900 after earning their degree at this institution. The student loan default rate is 3.30% which is lower than average.

#2

Bowdoin College

Brunswick
24 Degrees in Major Awarded
93% Graduation Rate
1,835 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.06 years. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 86% are considered full time. An average student at Bowdoin will pay a net price of $21,300.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,384 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $27,300 after graduation. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 81% of students get financical aid.

#4

Thomas College

Waterville
15 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
1,949 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 56%. This private institution charges an average net price of $21,411.

#5

Colby College

Waterville
14 Degrees in Major Awarded
94% Graduation Rate
2,003 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $42,700 a year. It takes the average student 4.06 years to graduate. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 92% are considered full time.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,457 Total Students

In their early career, Eastern Maine Community College grads earn an average salary of $28,600. The full-time teacher rate is 23%. Of all the students who attend this school, 89% get financial aid.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,218 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 25%. This public school has an average net price of $9,943. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,630 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $8,661. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. 83% of students get financical aid.

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

The full-time teacher rate is 70%. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
403 Total Students

95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. A typical student attending Washington County Community College will pay a net price of $6,648. 40% of the teachers are full time.

General Education Careers in ME

Some of the careers education majors go into include:

Job Title ME Job Growth ME Median Salary
Education Professors 0% $55,140

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

Major Annual Graduates in ME
Teacher Education Grade Specific 509
Educational Administration 217
Teacher Education Subject Specific 197
Special Education 93
Student Counseling 35
Teaching English or French 25
Curriculum & Instruction 19
Instructional Media Design 16

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