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# Maine Nursing Colleges

Maine ranked #47 in the nation for nursing degrees handed out in 2019. Around 1,025 students received some type of diploma that year. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $11,189 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $15,902 a year.

An estimated 61% of college students in Maine take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,718 per year.

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There are 552 full-time undergraduates at UMFK, and 1,589 students altogether. For undergraduates at UMFK, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

Around 97% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 35% are men and 65% are women.

Roughly 53% of students at UMFK take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,284 a year. UMFK has a 8.4% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UMFK with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at University of Southern Maine is 8,429, of which 6,675 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,062 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

About 83% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

Approximately 60% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,833 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from University of Southern Maine is $33,000.

The total student population at Saint Joseph’s College of Maine is 1,987, of which 1,317 students are undergraduates and of those, 880 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Saint Joseph’s Maine is 4.1 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 80%. Around 36% of accepted students are men, and 64% are women.

81% of Saint Joseph’s Maine students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $11,832 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Saint Joseph’s Maine with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $39,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 7,483 students at UNE in total, 4,275 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,425 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 81%. Around 31% of accepted students are men, and 69% are women.

Approximately 96% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $10,248 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $36,400 during the early-career years.

There are 2,872 undergraduates at Husson, of which 2,404 are full-time, and there are 3,744 students altogether. It takes the average Husson undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

Around 86% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 43% are men and 57% are women.

84% of Husson students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,580 a year. Husson has a 8.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The total student population at University of Maine is 11,561, of which 9,430 students are undergraduates and of those, 8,060 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UMaine is 4.4 years.

Around 92% of students who apply get accepted. Around 47% of accepted students are men, and 53% are women.

66% of UMaine students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $9,114 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UMaine is $33,800.

There are 6,384 students at SMCC in total, 2,347 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Roughly 43% of students at SMCC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,317 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from SMCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 183 students at MCHP in total, 55 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 6 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 82%. Around 11% of accepted students are men, and 89% are women.

Approximately 67% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,505 a year. MCHP has a 0.8% 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 MCHP is $50,000.

There are 2,406 students at Kennebec Valley Community College in total, 564 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

41% of Kennebec Valley Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,794 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Kennebec Valley Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Northern Maine Community College is 829, which includes 384 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

44% of Northern Maine Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,114 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $24,200 during the early-career years.

There are 1,198 full-time undergraduates at Central Maine Technical College, and 3,218 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 47% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,076 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Central Maine Technical College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Eastern Maine Community College is 2,457, which includes 1,018 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Approximately 49% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,054 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Eastern Maine Community College is $28,600.

The total student population at University of Maine at Augusta is 4,361, which includes 1,414 full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UMA is 4.8 years.

Roughly 56% of students at UMA take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,420 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $23,900 during the early-career years.

There are 1,445 students at UMPI in total, 616 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Around 95% of students who apply get accepted. Around 32% of accepted students are men, and 68% are women.

Approximately 73% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,880 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,800 during the early-career years.

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