Elementary Education in Maine

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Schools Offering Elementary Education Programs in Maine


Approximately 1.1% of graduates in of Maine receive elementary education degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 292 elementary educators graduate from Maine's 9 elementary education schools.

Top Schools

University of Maine, which was ranked 34th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Maine that has a elementary education program. It is located in Orono. In 2010, University of Maine graduated 85 students from its elementary education program. Tuition at University of Maine was $10,142 per year.

The second-ranked school in Maine that has a elementary education program is Saint Joseph's College of Maine. Saint Joseph's College of Maine, which was ranked 42nd in the country in 2010, is located in Standish. 21 students graduated with degree in elementary education from Saint Joseph's College of Maine in 2010. Saint Joseph's College of Maine charged in-state students $27,345 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Maine that has a elementary education program is University of Maine at Machias. University of Maine at Machias, which was ranked 49th in the country in 2010, is located in Machias. In 2010, 4 students graduated from University of Maine at Machias elementary education program. The tuition rate at University of Maine at Machias was $7,075 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Maine's elementary education schools ranges from $29,330 per year to $7,075 per year. But, the average tuition is $14,700 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Maine elementary education 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 elementary education schools in Maine that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. University of Maine at Machias - located in Machias, students are charged $7,075 per year
  2. University of Maine at Presque Isle - located in Presque Isle, students are charged $7,090 per year
  3. University of Maine at Fort Kent - located in Fort Kent, students are charged $7,163 per year

On average, elementary educators earns the least in the following Maine counties:

  1. Aroostook County - $41,970 per year
  2. Androscoggin County - $42,960 per year
  3. Penobscot County - $43,360 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in elementary education in Maine and to compare salaries with various related fields such as ESL or early childhood education, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education in Maine
  • Master's Degree in Elementary Education in Maine

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Curious what studying Elementary Education 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
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education n/a $45,420
2
Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School 1,800 $44,420 5.9%
3
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 1,320 $72,620 -9.0%
4
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 770 $45,210 -30.0%
 

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