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So you're from Bangor, ME?

Fortunately for you, Bangor, ME offers a number of great schools to choose from. It's just a matter of finding the right program and study subject for you!


 

Bangor College and University Demographics

Bangor's 5 colleges and universities offer a total of 77 degree and certificate programs for you to choose from, in fields ranging from accounting to civil engineering technology/technician to business administration and management, general.

The top-ranked school in Bangor is Husson University, with a nationwide rank of 49th in 2010. The school has approximately 2,881 students. Amongst students at Husson University, the most popular area of study is Business.

Tuition

Average tuition for students at Bangor colleges and universities is $5,717 per year. In Bangor, tuition rates can vary from $13,450 per year to $3,207 per year. The school charging the highest tuition rates is Husson University, while the school with the lowest tuition rates is Eastern Maine Community College.

Financial Aid

In 2008, $5,655,318 of the total $5,762,970 in financial aid received by Bangor students was in the form of institutional grants and scholarships. The highest amount of institutional grants and scholarships given to students by a local college was $3,114,559, which was given by Eastern Maine Community College.

Bangor Student Demographics

In 2010, 6,099 students were enrolled in Bangor schools, which was 9% of the total college students in Maine. With 2,881 students, Husson University had the highest total student enrollment in Bangor. On the other hand, with only 115 students, Bangor Theological Seminary had the lowest enrollment in the city.

Graduation and Retention Rates

The retention rate for Bangor colleges and universities, which is the percent of students who return to college after their first year, is about 57%. For every 100 students who enroll in Bangor schools, 36 eventually graduate. New England School of Communications has a graduation rate of 56%, which is the highest in amongst Bangor schools. The lowest graduation rate is 21% for Beal College.

Diversity

Of the 6,099 students attending Bangor schools, 56% are female. 100% of Bangor college students are older than 24 years. In 2009, 8% of Bangor college students identified themselves as belonging to a racial or ethnic minority. Eastern Maine Community College had the highest percentage of diverse students in Bangor, with 10% of students identifying themselves as being from a minority background.

Bangor Faculty Demographics

As of 2010, there were a total of 4,471 faculty employed by Bangor colleges and universities. Of these faculty members, 50% were female and 30% were from racial or ethnic minority backgrounds.

Bangor schools had an average faculty to student ratio of 1 to 2 in 2009. Thomas College had the highest faculty to student ratio, of schools in Bangor, with 1 to 1.

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Rank Occupation Num of Jobs Avg Salary Avg Salary (Nat'l) Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
1
Retail Salespersons 2,360 $24,860 $25,000 14.6%
2
Registered Nurses 1,930 $69,250 $67,720
3
Office Clerks, General 1,270 $28,400 $28,240 9.5%
4
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 1,260 $29,900 $32,000 -16.0%
5
General and Operations Managers 970 $80,600 $113,100 0.0%
6
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 810 $36,610 $39,890 1.3%
7
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 680 $42,910 $50,770 -8.1%
8
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 600 $31,570 $35,340 -24.1%
9
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 560 $24,280 $25,140 -38.5%
10
Social and Human Service Assistants 540 $27,970 $30,100 -29.9%
11
Cooks, Restaurant 500 $21,490 $23,260 72.4%
12
Home Health Aides 480 $21,940 $21,760 220.0%
13
Medical Secretaries 430 $30,850 $31,820 -15.7%
14
Construction Laborers 410 $31,120 $33,590 0.0%
15
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 360 $34,570 $38,200 -20.0%
16
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 350 $55,360 $62,260 25.0%
17
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers 350 $42,850 $41,880 118.8%
18
Accountants and Auditors 340 $78,400 $68,960 25.9%
19
Medical Assistants 340 $29,600 $29,760 6.3%
20
Billing and Posting Clerks 320 $30,920 $33,270 -8.6%
21
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 310 $50,770 $54,880 0.0%
22
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 270 $40,270 $45,860 -30.8%
23
Carpenters 260 $32,220 $43,890 -38.1%
24
Cooks, Fast Food 250 $17,380 $18,540 38.9%
25
Medical Transcriptionists 230 $31,030 $33,530
26
Security Guards 210 $20,030 $26,870 -47.5%
27
Pharmacy Technicians 210 $28,000 $29,330 23.5%
28
Coaches and Scouts 200 $25,360 $35,950 -9.1%
29
Electricians 190 $46,960 $51,810 5.6%
30
Medical and Health Services Managers 190 $89,350 $93,670 -24.0%
31
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 180 $38,700 $55,620 -5.3%
32
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 180 $40,140 $42,250 -5.3%
33
Financial Managers 180 $88,700 $116,970 -10.0%
34
Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School 170 $42,170 $55,220 0.0%
35
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 170 $49,320 $38,190 112.5%
36
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 160 $32,740 $35,010 6.7%
37
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 160 $26,910 $24,180 -40.7%
38
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 150 $205,710 $180,870
39
Sales Managers 150 $80,340 $114,110 -11.8%
40
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 150 $44,580 $50,360 -11.8%
41
Lawyers 150 $85,490 $129,440 25.0%
42
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 140 $40,030 $43,850 -75.4%
43
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 140 $43,940 $49,640 -17.6%
44
Managers, All Other 130 $69,630 $102,160 85.7%
45
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors 130 $46,140 $55,970 -18.8%
46
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 130 $41,740 $41,360 -35.0%
47
Education Administrators, Postsecondary 130 $75,070 $96,680
48
Legal Secretaries 130 $33,410 $43,270 -27.8%
49
Loan Officers 130 $58,680 $65,900 -18.8%
50
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 130 $25,900 $26,510 -18.8%