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General Education Schools in Maine

In 2018-2019, 152 students earned their Education degrees in ME.

In terms of popularity, General Education is the 26th most popular major in the state out of a total 213 majors commonly available.

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

360 people in the state and 60,930 in the nation are employed in jobs related to education.

General Education Jobs Nationwide vs. ME

Wages for General Education Jobs in Maine

Education grads earn an average of $59,150 in the state and $73,680 nationwide.

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

10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 99% are considered full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.

#2

Bowdoin College

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

The full-time teacher rate is 86%. The student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1. The student loan default rate is 2.50% which is lower than average.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,384 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $27,300 after graduation. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $10,521. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

#4

Thomas College

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

Graduates earn an average $30,600 after graduation. 56% of the teachers are full time. 21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#5

Colby College

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

An average student at Colby will pay a net price of $18,553. 10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Most students complete their degree in 4.06 years.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,457 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 89% get financial aid. 23% of the teachers are full time. A typical student attending Eastern Maine Community College will pay a net price of $10,418.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,218 Total Students

In their early career, Central Maine Technical College grads earn an average salary of $27,900. This public school has an average net price of $9,943. 87% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,630 Total Students

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

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

16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.70%. 70% of the teachers are full time.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
403 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. A typical student attending Washington County Community College will pay a net price of $6,648. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $22,600 a year.

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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