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# Maine Trade Schools

Maine ranked #43 in the nation for trade school degrees handed out in 2019. Around 2,767 students received some type of diploma that year. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in Maine is $11,474 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $16,374 a year.

An estimated 60% of college students in Maine take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,814 per year.

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There are 156 full-time undergraduates at Northeast Technical Institute, and 208 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Roughly 59% of students at Northeast Technical Institute take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,860 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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

Approximately 41% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%.

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

The total student population at Southern Maine Community College is 6,384, which includes 2,347 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.

There are 231 students at Spa Tech Institute-Westbrook in total, 184 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Roughly 71% of students at Spa Tech Institute-Westbrook take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,450 a year. Spa Tech Institute-Westbrook has a 4.4% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Spa Tech Institute-Westbrook with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $20,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 2,457 students at Eastern Maine Community College in total, 1,018 are full-time undergraduates. 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 4,361, which includes 1,414 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

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%.

Students who graduate from UMA with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $23,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at University of New England is 7,483, of which 4,275 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,425 are full-time. It takes the average UNE undergraduate about 4.1 years to complete their degree.

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 student loan default rate of 2.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UNE is $36,400.

There are 3,218 students at Central Maine Technical College in total, 1,198 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,900 during the early-career years.

There are 1,317 undergraduates at Saint Joseph’s Maine, of which 880 are full-time, and there are 1,987 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 80%. Around 36% of accepted students are men, and 64% are women.

Approximately 81% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $39,900 during the early-career years.

There are 144 full-time undergraduates at Capilo School of Hair Design, and 144 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

49% of Capilo School of Hair Design students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,031 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

There are 11,561 students at UMaine in total, 9,430 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 8,060 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

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

Roughly 66% of students at UMaine take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $9,114 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

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

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 average graduation time for an undergraduate student at University of Southern Maine is 4.7 years.

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

Roughly 60% of students at University of Southern Maine take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,833 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from University of Southern Maine with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 204 full-time undergraduates at Washington County Community College, and 403 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Roughly 39% of students at Washington County Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,784 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 25.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Washington County Community College is $22,600.

The total student population at Beal College is 390, which includes 390 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Roughly 74% of students at Beal College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,046 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $22,700 during the early-career years.

There are 384 full-time undergraduates at Northern Maine Community College, and 829 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Roughly 44% of students at Northern Maine Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans 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%.

Students who graduate from Northern Maine Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 132 students at Empire Beauty School-Maine in total, 105 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Roughly 93% of students at Empire Beauty School-Maine take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,656 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Empire Beauty School-Maine is $15,700.

The total student population at Maine Maritime Academy is 1,006, of which 992 students are undergraduates and of those, 967 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Maine Maritime is 4.4 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 80%. Around 85% of accepted students are men, and 15% are women.

Roughly 83% of students at Maine Maritime take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $11,964 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Maine Maritime with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $75,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at York County Community College is 1,630, which includes 382 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Roughly 18% of students at York County Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $3,634 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from York County Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Husson University is 3,744, of which 2,872 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,404 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.

Roughly 84% of students at Husson take out loans to pay for college. 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 71 students at Harris School of Business - Sanford Campus in total, 71 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 38 to 1.

Roughly 50% of students at Harris School of Business - Sanford Campus take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,548 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $23,200 during the early-career years.

There are 54 students at The Landing School of Boatbuilding & Design in total, 54 are full-time undergraduates. The freshman retention rate at The Landing School of Boatbuilding & Design is 88%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

31% of The Landing School of Boatbuilding & Design students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,500 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from The Landing School of Boatbuilding & Design is $38,100.

The total student population at University of Maine at Farmington is 1,930, of which 1,674 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,505 are full-time. For undergraduates at UMaine Farmington, the average graduation time is 4.3 years.

About 83% of students who apply get accepted. Around 32% of accepted students are men, and 68% are women.

Roughly 76% of students at UMaine Farmington take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,238 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,200 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Maine College of Health Professions is 183, which includes 55 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.

67% of MCHP students take out loans to afford college costs. 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 616 full-time undergraduates at UMPI, and 1,445 students altogether. For undergraduates at UMPI, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

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

73% of UMPI students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans 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.

There are 325 full-time undergraduates at University of Maine-Machias, and 659 students altogether. For undergraduates at University of Maine-Machias, the average graduation time is 4.5 years.

41% of University of Maine-Machias students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,166 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%.

Students who graduate from University of Maine-Machias with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $23,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

## Other Maine Trade Schools

Rank | School | Yearly Graduations |
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27 | University of Maine at Fort Kent | 1 |

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