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Schools Offering Business Administration Programs in Maine


Around 3.4% of Maine's graduates graduate from business administration degree programs every year. Thus, Maine's 16 business administration schools put out approximately 923 general managers each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Maine that has a business administration program is Colby College. Colby College, which was ranked 21st in the country in 2010, is located in Waterville. In 2010, Colby College graduated 2 students from its business administration program.

University of Maine, which was ranked 34th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Maine that has a business administration program. It is located in Orono. In 2010, 96 students graduated from University of Maine business administration program. Students at University of Maine paid $10,142 per year in tuition fees.

Saint Joseph's College of Maine, which is located in Standish, is the third-ranked school in Maine that has a business administration program. It received a ranking of 42nd in the country in 2010. In 2010, 51 students graduated from Saint Joseph's College of Maine business administration program. Students at Saint Joseph's College of Maine paid $27,345 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Tuition at Maine's business administration schools ranges from $29,330 per year to $3,180 per year. But, the average tuition is $9,368 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Maine business administration schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. University of New England - located in Biddeford, students are charged $29,330 per year
  2. Saint Joseph's College of Maine - located in Standish, students are charged $27,345 per year
  3. Thomas College - located in Waterville, students are charged $21,680 per year

The business administration schools in Maine that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. York County Community College - located in Wells, students are charged $3,180 per year
  2. Eastern Maine Community College - located in Bangor, students are charged $3,207 per year
  3. Northern Maine Community College - located in Presque Isle, students are charged $3,223 per year

A business administration degree from a Maine school... what next?

Most people who graduate from business administration school in Maine go on to work as a general manager. If you decide to work as a general manager in Maine, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 9,960 Maine general managers as of 2010. The largest populations of Maine general managers are working in the following counties:

  1. Cumberland County - 6,930 general managers
  2. Aroostook County - 1,190 general managers
  3. Penobscot County - 970 general managers

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 7,580 general managers will be working in Maine state. This would require the number of general managers to shrink by -8%.

Salary

A general manager in Maine makes an average of $85,280 per year. But, salaries for general managers can vary. In 2010, general managers made as little as less than $32,280 per year or as much as more than $138,030 per year in Maine. On average a general manager earns the most in the following Maine counties:

  1. Androscoggin County - $93,730 per year
  2. Cumberland County - $87,035 per year
  3. Penobscot County - $80,600 per year

The Maine counties with the lowest average salary for general managers are:

  1. Aroostook County - $69,620 per year
  2. Penobscot County - $80,600 per year
  3. Cumberland County - $87,035 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in business administration in Maine and to compare salaries with various related fields such as project management or administrative assisting, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Business Administration in Maine
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration in Maine
  • Master's Degree in Business Administration in Maine
  • Certificate in Business Administration in Maine

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,192 miles from location University of Maine Orono ME 66.3523 36% 11,894
5,247 miles from location University of Southern Maine Portland ME 54.9323 27% 9,655
5,245 miles from location Southern Maine Community College South Portland ME 18.7675 60% 6,261
5,236 miles from location University of Maine at Augusta Augusta ME 9.60484 n/a 5,054
5,249 miles from location University of New England Biddeford ME 25.4084 23% 4,493
5,197 miles from location Husson University Bangor ME 50.4991 48% 2,881
5,260 miles from location Saint Joseph's College of Maine Standish ME 57.7119 26% 2,727
5,253 miles from location Central Maine Community College Auburn ME 15.4242 n/a 2,720
5,194 miles from location Eastern Maine Community College Bangor ME 24.2105 100% 2,099
5,233 miles from location Colby College Waterville ME 79.3644 31% 1,838
5,249 miles from location Kaplan University-Maine Campus South Portland ME 12.3758 n/a 1,545
5,257 miles from location York County Community College Wells ME 8.54706 n/a 1,358
5,197 miles from location Northern Maine Community College Presque Isle ME 24.9341 90% 1,129
5,232 miles from location Thomas College Waterville ME 49.5042 40% 997
5,195 miles from location Beal College Bangor ME 10.5598 n/a 505
5,129 miles from location Washington County Community College Calais ME 26.491 n/a 374
 

Curious what studying Business Administration gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Maine

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
General and Operations Managers + 9,960 $85,280 -1.2%
2
Administrative Services Managers + 1,160 $64,020 11.5%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are business administration related jobs in Maine