# Maine Nursing Colleges

In 2019, 1,025 students received a nursing degree from a college in Maine, making it rank #47 in terms of graduations. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in Maine is $11,189 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $15,902 a year.

About 61% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $6,718 per year.

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The total student population at University of Maine at Fort Kent is 1,791, which includes 581 full-time undergraduates. 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.

53% of UMFK students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,284 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UMFK is $31,700.

The total student population at University of Southern Maine is 8,140, of which 6,390 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,022 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at University of Southern Maine is 4.7 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 83%. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

Approximately 60% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans 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%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $33,000 during the early-career years.

There are 2,106 students at Saint Joseph’s Maine in total, 1,440 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 972 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

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%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Saint Joseph’s Maine is $39,900.

The total student population at University of New England is 8,010, of which 4,449 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,367 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

About 81% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 31% are men and 69% are women.

96% of UNE students take out loans to afford college costs. 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%!

Students who graduate from UNE with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $36,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Husson University is 3,761, of which 2,910 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,394 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

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

Approximately 84% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,580 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

There are 11,404 students at UMaine in total, 9,365 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 8,158 are full-time. For undergraduates at UMaine, the average graduation time is 4.4 years.

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

Approximately 66% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $9,114 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from UMaine with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 5,852 students at SMCC in total, 2,250 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Approximately 43% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans 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.

The total student population at Maine College of Health Professions is 177, which includes 48 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 6 to 1.

About 82% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 11% are men and 89% are women.

Approximately 67% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,505 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 0.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from MCHP with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $50,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 2,473 students at Kennebec Valley Community College in total, 573 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 average amount of student loans 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Kennebec Valley Community College is $26,900.

There are 811 students at Northern Maine Community College in total, 404 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Approximately 44% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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 3,068 students at Central Maine Technical College in total, 1,158 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

47% of Central Maine Technical College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Central Maine Technical College is $27,900.

There are 1,003 full-time undergraduates at Eastern Maine Community College, and 2,396 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Roughly 49% of students at Eastern Maine Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount 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 4,128, which includes 1,406 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 typical student loan amount 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UMA is $23,900.

There are 1,553 students at UMPI in total, 672 are full-time undergraduates. It takes the average UMPI undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

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

Roughly 73% of students at UMPI take out loans to pay for college. 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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