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So you're from Lewiston, ME?

Fortunately for you, Lewiston, 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!


 

Lewiston College and University Demographics

There are a total of 26 degree and certificate programs offered at Lewiston's 4 colleges and universities. You can choose to study in fields ranging from cosmetology/cosmetologist, general to geology/earth science, general to japanese language and literature.

The top-ranked school in Lewiston is Central Maine Medical Center College of Nursing and Health Professions, with a nationwide rank of 54th in 2010. The school has approximately 157 students. The most popular course of study at Central Maine Medical Center College of Nursing and Health Professions is Healthcare.

Tuition

Lewiston schools charge an average tuition of $4,524 per year. To see the variation in tuition rates at different colleges in Lewiston, compare the tuition at Central Maine Medical Center College of Nursing & Health Professions, which charges students $9,165 per year, to the tuition at Central Maine Medical Center College of Nursing and Health Professions, which charges students $8,930 per year in tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2008, $0 of the total $0 in financial aid received by Lewiston students was in the form of institutional grants and scholarships. Mr Bernards School of Hair Fashion Inc gave its students $0 in institutional financial aid. This was the highest amount of financial aid given by any Lewiston school.

Lewiston Student Demographics

In 2010, 2,021 students were enrolled in Lewiston schools, which was 3% of the total college students in Maine. Bates College, with 1,738 students, had the highest number of students in Lewiston, while Central Maine Medical Center College of Nursing & Health Professions, with only 25 students, had the lowest number.

Graduation and Retention Rates

Approximately 92% of students who enroll as first year students at Lewiston schools return to complete their second year. For every 100 students who enroll in Lewiston schools, 75 eventually graduate. Central Maine Medical Center College of Nursing & Health Professions has the highest graduation rate in Lewiston, with 100% of students graduating. Mr Bernards School of Hair Fashion Inc has the lowest rate, with 33% graduating.

Diversity

Approximately 60% of students enrolled in Lewiston schools are female. The ratio of Lewiston students who are 24 years old or younger to those who are over 24 years old is 100 to 100. For every 100 Lewiston college students, 18 students identified themselves as being from a racial or ethnic minority background in 2009. The highest percentage of diverse students in Lewiston in 2009 was at Bates College, which had a minority student population that was 21% of the total student population of the school.

Lewiston Faculty Demographics

The total number of faculty employed by Lewiston colleges and universities was 3,617. 47% of faculty members at Lewiston schools were female. 25% of them identified themselves as being racially or ethnically diverse.

The average faculty to student ratio for Lewiston schools was 1 to 1 in 2009. Thomas College had the highest faculty to student ratio, of schools in Lewiston, 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
Registered Nurses 1,580 $61,000 $67,720 26.4%
2
Office Clerks, General 1,130 $25,600 $28,240 15.3%
3
Retail Salespersons 1,110 $25,690 $25,000 11.0%
4
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 1,050 $24,140 $25,140 12.9%
5
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 1,030 $28,810 $35,340 71.7%
6
General and Operations Managers 740 $93,730 $113,100 -14.9%
7
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 620 $28,550 $32,000 -22.5%
8
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 570 $44,010 $50,770 -32.9%
9
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 490 $39,160 $39,890 -21.0%
10
Home Health Aides 470 $22,290 $21,760 14.6%
11
Medical Secretaries 410 $27,790 $31,820 20.6%
12
Billing and Posting Clerks 370 $28,110 $33,270 2.8%
13
Social and Human Service Assistants 350 $24,520 $30,100 -35.2%
14
Cooks, Restaurant 340 $23,040 $23,260 9.7%
15
Psychiatric Aides 340 $22,060 $26,710
16
Construction Laborers 330 $26,190 $33,590 94.1%
17
Accountants and Auditors 300 $53,930 $68,960 87.5%
18
Financial Managers 260 $82,200 $116,970 30.0%
19
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 250 $32,460 $38,200 13.6%
20
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers 230 $39,140 $41,880 187.5%
21
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 230 $43,270 $54,880 -11.5%
22
Medical Assistants 230 $30,790 $29,760 27.8%
23
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 220 $37,450 $43,850 83.3%
24
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 190 $38,100 $45,860 -36.7%
25
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 170 $38,790 $41,360 30.8%
26
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 160 $26,030 $24,180 0.0%
27
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 160 $47,070 $62,260 -23.8%
28
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 160 $40,070 $50,360 -15.8%
29
Carpenters 150 $35,320 $43,890 -53.1%
30
Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School 130 $44,020 $55,220 -23.5%
31
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 130 $21,900 $26,510 8.3%
32
Lawyers 130 $95,700 $129,440 0.0%
33
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 120 $35,540 $35,010 140.0%
34
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 120 $36,980 $42,250 50.0%
35
Medical and Health Services Managers 120 $76,950 $93,670 33.3%
36
Coaches and Scouts 120 $18,970 $35,950 -14.3%
37
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 120 $43,180 $55,620
38
Medical Transcriptionists 120 $31,480 $33,530 50.0%
39
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 110 $74,220 $89,990 0.0%
40
Administrative Services Managers 110 $71,320 $84,390 57.1%
41
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 110 $40,330 $49,640 120.0%
42
Electricians 110 $45,880 $51,810 -31.3%
43
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors 100 $45,860 $55,970 -23.1%
44
Physician Assistants 100 $89,790 $87,140 66.7%
45
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 90 $41,200 $44,860 -18.2%
46
Sales Managers 90 $76,410 $114,110 28.6%
47
Healthcare Social Workers 80 $47,520 $49,200 100.0%
48
Bakers 80 $23,540 $25,350
49
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 80 $32,140 $37,070 60.0%
50
Food Service Managers 80 $43,070 $52,220 0.0%