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Schools Offering Sports Medicine Programs in Maine


Each year, approximately 0.1% of Maine graduates receive degrees in sports medicine. In other words, every year an estimated 38 sports medicine professionals graduate from Maine's 3 sports medicine schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Maine with a sports medicine program is University of Southern Maine, which is located in Portland. In 2010, it was ranked 45th nationwide. In 2010, 11 students graduated from University of Southern Maine's sports medicine program. Tuition at University of Southern Maine was $8,538 per year.

The second-ranked school in Maine with a sports medicine program is University of New England, which is located in Biddeford. In 2010, it was ranked 75th nationwide. 16 students graduated with degree in sports medicine from University of New England in 2010. Students at University of New England paid $29,330 per year in tuition fees.

University of Maine at Presque Isle, which is located in Presque Isle, is the third-ranked school in Maine that has a sports medicine program. It received a ranking of 82nd in the country in 2010. In 2010, University of Maine at Presque Isle graduated 11 students from its sports medicine programs. Students at University of Maine at Presque Isle paid $7,090 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Sports medicine schools in Maine, charge students an average tuition of $14,986 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $29,330 per year, or as little as $7,090 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Maine sports medicine schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. University of New England - located in Biddeford, students are charged $29,330 per year
  2. University of Southern Maine - located in Portland, students are charged $8,538 per year
  3. University of Maine at Presque Isle - located in Presque Isle, students are charged $7,090 per year

The sports medicine schools in Maine that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. University of Maine at Presque Isle - located in Presque Isle, students are charged $7,090 per year
  2. University of Southern Maine - located in Portland, students are charged $8,538 per year
  3. University of New England - located in Biddeford, students are charged $29,330 per year

A sports medicine degree from a Maine school... what next?

Many Maine sports medicine graduates become a sports medicine coordinator , physical therapy professor, coach, physical therapist, and physical therapist assistant. Maine had 5,170 sports medicine professionals in 2010. 1,770 of these sports medicine professionals were sports medicine physicians, 100 were sports medicine coordinator s, and 100 were physical therapy professors. The following counties have the largest number of Maine sports medicine professionals:

  1. Cumberland County - 3,670 sports medicine professionals
  2. Aroostook County - 600 sports medicine professionals
  3. Penobscot County - 450 sports medicine professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that, by 2018, the number of sports medicine professionals in the state of Maine will grow to 4,080. This would require a 18% growth in the field.

Salary

sports medicine professionals in Maine earn $80,567 per year on average. However, this number is only an average. Sports medicine professional in Maine had varying salaries from $15,850 to $133,340 per year in 2010. On average sports medicine professional earn the most in the following Maine counties:

  1. Aroostook County - $102,840 per year
  2. Androscoggin County - $100,277 per year
  3. Penobscot County - $98,880 per year

The Maine counties with the lowest average salary for sports medicine professionals are:

  1. Cumberland County - $84,981 per year
  2. Penobscot County - $98,880 per year
  3. Androscoggin County - $100,277 per year

The sports medicine professionals with highest average salaries in Maine were:

  1. Sports Medicine Physician - $217,700 per year
  2. Physical Therapy Professor - $76,460 per year
  3. Physical Therapist - $72,470 per year

The sports medicine professionals with lowest average salaries in Maine were:

  1. Physical Therapist Assistant - $45,860 per year
  2. Coach - $23,070 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Maine statistics regarding a career in sports medicine. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as physical therapy or sports medicine.

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Sports Medicine 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
5,195 miles from location University of Maine at Presque Isle Presque Isle ME 18.0837 n/a 1,436
 

Curious what studying Sports Medicine 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
Coaches and Scouts + 1,810 $23,070 18.3%
2
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other + 1,770 $217,700 63.9%
3
Physical Therapists + 1,180 $72,470 28.3%
4
Physical Therapist Assistants + 210 $45,860 -16.0%
5
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary + 100 $76,460 -50.0%
6
Athletic Trainers + 100 $47,840 66.7%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are sports medicine related jobs in Maine