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Schools Offering English Programs in Maine

Each year, roughly 1.1% of Maine students graduate with degrees in English. Thus, Maine's 14 English schools put out approximately 292 english professionals each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Maine with a English program is Bowdoin College, which is located in Brunswick. In 2010, it was ranked 15th nationwide. In 2010, Bowdoin College graduated 39 students from its English program. The tuition rate at Bowdoin College was $41,565 per year.

Colby College, which is located in Waterville, is the second-ranked school in Maine that has a English program. It received a ranking of 21st in the country in 2010. 31 students graduated with degree in English from Colby College in 2010.

The third-ranked school in Maine that has a English program is University of Maine. University of Maine, which was ranked 34th in the country in 2010, is located in Orono. 48 students graduated with degree in English from University of Maine in 2010. Tuition at University of Maine was $10,142 per year.


Tuition at Maine's English schools ranges from $41,565 per year to $7,075 per year. But, the average tuition is $13,596 per year. The Maine English schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Bowdoin College - located in Brunswick, students are charged $41,565 per year
  2. University of New England - located in Biddeford, students are charged $29,330 per year
  3. Saint Joseph's College of Maine - located in Standish, students are charged $27,345 per year

The English 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 Augusta - located in Augusta, students are charged $7,125 per year

An English degree from a Maine school... what next?

The Maine counties with the largest populations of english professional are:

  1. Cumberland County - 80 english professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that, by 2018, the number of english professionals in the state of Maine will grow to 1,030. This would require a 10% growth in the field.


english professionals in Maine earn $53,547 per year on average. In 2010, however, some Maine english professional earned as little as less than $22,440 per year or as much as more than $97,690 per year. The counties in Maine with the highest average salary for english professionals are:

  1. Cumberland County - $54,960 per year

The english professionals with highest average salaries in Maine were:

  1. Literacy Teacher - $58,910 per year
  2. Technical Writer - $52,450 per year
  3. Creative Writer - $49,280 per year

On average, the lowest paid english professionals in Maine were:

  1. Technical Writer - $52,450 per year
  2. Creative Writer - $49,280 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Maine statistics regarding a career in English. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as language or creative writing.

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in English in Maine
  • Master's Degree in English in Maine
  • Doctoral Degree in English in Maine

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors n/a $58,910
Writers and Authors 150 $49,280 0.0%
Technical Writers 60 $52,450 0.0%

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