# Maine Nursing Colleges

In terms of yearly nursing graduations, Maine is ranked #43 in the country with 1,262 degrees handed out in 2021. Students who are able to take advantage of in-state tuition will only pay an average of $12,283 per year to get their degree at a college in Maine, while out of state students will pay an average of $17,394 per year.

An estimated 48% of college students in Maine take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,767 per year.

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## Most Popular Nursing Schools in Maine

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The total student population at University of Southern Maine is 8,022, of which 6,098 students 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. Around 36% of accepted students are men, and 64% are women.

Approximately 47% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount 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%!

Students who graduate from University of Southern Maine with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $41,482 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at University of Maine at Fort Kent is 1,624, which includes 526 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

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

39% of UMFK students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,654 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.2% which is much lower than the average 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 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.

85% of UNE students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $12,651 a year. The student loan default rate of 0.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UNE is $51,246.

There are 1,329 undergraduates at Saint Joseph’s Maine, of which 853 are full-time, and there are 1,967 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Saint Joseph’s Maine is 4.1 years.

About 81% of students who apply get accepted. 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 typical student loan amount 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%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $54,603 during the early-career years.

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. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

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

Roughly 83% of students at Husson take out loans to pay for college. 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $36,926 during the early-career years.

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.

Approximately 22% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,399 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from SMCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $34,702 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at University of Maine is 11,741, of which 9,465 students are undergraduates and of those, 7,847 are full-time. It takes the average UMaine undergraduate about 4.4 years to complete their degree.

Around 96% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 44% 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. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UMaine is $41,321.

There are 493 full-time undergraduates at Beal College, and 493 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Approximately 73% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,512 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,704 during the early-career years.

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.

Approximately 31% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,137 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Eastern Maine Community College is 2,042, which includes 764 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 average amount of student loans is $5,217 a year. Eastern Maine Community College has a 5.0% 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 Eastern Maine Community College is $31,456.

There are 69 full-time undergraduates at MCHP, and 216 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 7 to 1.

About 85% of students who apply get accepted. Around 18% of accepted students are men, and 82% are women.

Roughly 38% of students at MCHP take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,443 a year.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from MCHP is $56,293.

The total student population at Kennebec Valley Community College is 2,297, which includes 515 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Approximately 24% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,945 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 $37,967 during the early-career years.

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

Approximately 24% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,235 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Northern Maine Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $36,902 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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 average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UMA is 4.5 years.

39% of UMA students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount 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.

The total student population at University of Maine at Presque Isle is 1,467, which includes 713 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

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

54% of UMPI students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans 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.

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