Nurse Practitioner in Maine

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Schools Offering Nurse Practitioning Programs in Maine


Each year, roughly 0.4% of Maine students graduate with degrees in nurse practitioning. In other words, every year an estimated 100 nurse practitioners graduate from Maine's 4 nurse practitioner schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Maine with a nurse practitioner program is Saint Joseph's College of Maine, which is located in Standish. In 2010, it was ranked 42nd nationwide. In 2010, Saint Joseph's College of Maine graduated 31 students from its nurse practitioner program. The tuition rate at Saint Joseph's College of Maine was $27,345 per year.

The second-ranked school in Maine with a nurse practitioner program is University of Southern Maine, which is located in Portland. In 2010, it was ranked 45th nationwide. 38 students graduated with degree in nurse practitioner from University of Southern Maine in 2010. Students at University of Southern Maine paid $8,538 per year in tuition fees.

Husson University, which is located in Bangor, is the third-ranked school in Maine that has a nurse practitioner program. It received a ranking of 50th in the country in 2010. 9 students graduated with degree in nurse practitioner from Husson University in 2010. Tuition at Husson University was $13,450 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Maine's nurse practitioner schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $19,666 per year, though tuition can range from $29,330 per year to $8,538 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Maine nurse practitioner 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. Husson University - located in Bangor, students are charged $13,450 per year

The nurse practitioner schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Maine were:

  1. University of Southern Maine - located in Portland, students are charged $8,538 per year
  2. Husson University - located in Bangor, students are charged $13,450 per year
  3. Saint Joseph's College of Maine - located in Standish, students are charged $27,345 per year

A nurse practitioner degree from a Maine school... what next?

A large number of Maine nurse practitioner graduates become nurse practitioners. In 2010, there were 60 nurse practitioners working in Maine. The following counties have the largest number of Maine nurse practitioners:

  1. Cumberland County

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of nurse practitioners in Maine will grow by 8%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 210 nurse practitioners working in Maine.

Salary

On average, nurse practitioners earn $59,120 per year. But, salaries for nurse practitioners can vary. In 2010, nurse practitioners made as little as less than $28,170 per year or as much as more than $80,290 per year in Maine. A nurse practitioner in the following Maine counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Cumberland County - $53,080 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in nurse practitioning in Maine and to compare salaries with various related fields such as nurse anesthetist or MSN, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Master's Degree in Nurse Practitioning in Maine

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,247 miles from location University of Southern Maine Portland ME 54.9323 27% 9,655
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
 

Curious what studying Nurse Practitioner 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)
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Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other + 60 $59,120 -71.4%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are nurse practitioner related jobs in Maine