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Schools Offering Entrepreneurship Programs in Maine


Each year, roughly 0.0% of Maine students graduate with degrees in entrepreneurship. That means an estimated 11 small business professionals graduate from Maine's 5 small business schools each year.

Top Schools

University of Maine at Machias, which was ranked 49th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Maine that has a small business program. It is located in Machias. In 2010, University of Maine at Machias graduated 7 students from its small business program. Tuition at University of Maine at Machias was $7,075 per year.

Husson University, which is located in Bangor, is the second-ranked school in Maine that has a small business program. It received a ranking of 50th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Husson University graduated 1 students from its small business program. Husson University charged in-state students $13,450 in tuition fees per year.

Washington County Community College, which is located in Calais, is the third-ranked school in Maine that has a small business program. It received a ranking of 74th in the country in 2010. The tuition rate at Washington County Community College was $3,514 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Maine small business school, average tuition will be $6,128 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $3,207 per year to $13,450 per year. The Maine small business schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Husson University - located in Bangor, students are charged $13,450 per year
  2. University of Maine at Machias - located in Machias, students are charged $7,075 per year
  3. Washington County Community College - located in Calais, students are charged $3,514 per year

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

  1. Eastern Maine Community College - located in Bangor, students are charged $3,207 per year
  2. Southern Maine Community College - located in South Portland, students are charged $3,395 per year
  3. Washington County Community College - located in Calais, students are charged $3,514 per year

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

In Maine, the largest numbers of small business professional work in the following counties:

  1. Cumberland County - 6,930 small business professionals
  2. Aroostook County - 1,190 small business professionals
  3. Penobscot County - 970 small business professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of small business professionals in Maine will shrink by -8%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 7,580 small business professionals working in Maine.

Salary

On average, small business professionals earn a salary of $85,280 per year in Maine state. However, Maine small business professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $32,280 per year to more than $138,030 per year in 2010. Small business professionals in the following Maine counties make the highest salaries on average:

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

On average, small business professionals earn the least in the following Maine counties:

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

The small business professionals with highest average salaries in Maine were:

  1. Chief Operating Officer - $85,280 per year

On average, the lowest paid small business professionals in Maine were:

  1. Chief Operating Officer - $85,280 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Maine statistics regarding a career in entrepreneurship and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as business administration or marketing.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Entrepreneurship in Maine
  • Bachelor's Degree in Entrepreneurship in Maine
  • Certificate in Entrepreneurship in Maine

Want to study at your own time and pace?

Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,245 miles from location Southern Maine Community College South Portland ME 18.7675 60% 6,261
5,197 miles from location Husson University Bangor ME 50.4991 48% 2,881
5,194 miles from location Eastern Maine Community College Bangor ME 24.2105 100% 2,099
5,131 miles from location University of Maine at Machias Machias ME 50.9175 38% 964
5,129 miles from location Washington County Community College Calais ME 26.491 n/a 374
 

Curious what studying Small Business 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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General and Operations Managers + 9,960 $85,280 -1.2%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are small business related jobs in Maine