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MSN in Maine

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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Maine

Approximately 0.1% of graduates in of Maine receive nursing degrees every year. That means an estimated 36 nurse practitioners graduate from Maine's 2 MSN schools each year.

Top Schools

Saint Joseph's College of Maine, which was ranked 42nd nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Maine that has a MSN program. It is located in Standish. 31 students graduated with a degree in MSN from Saint Joseph's College of Maine in 2010. Saint Joseph's College of Maine charged in-state students $27,345 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Maine with a MSN program is University of Southern Maine, which is located in Portland. In 2010, it was ranked 45th nationwide. 5 students graduated with degree in MSN from University of Southern Maine in 2010. Tuition at University of Southern Maine was $8,538 per year.


Msn schools in Maine, charge students an average tuition of $17,942 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $27,345 per year, or as little as $8,538 per year. The Maine MSN schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

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

The lowest tuition rates at Maine MSN schools were charged at the following schools:

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

A MSN degree from a Maine school... what next?

The highest percentage of MSN graduates in Maine pursue careers as a nurse practitioner. 60 nurse practitioners were working in Maine in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Maine nurse practitioners:

  1. Cumberland County

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of nurse practitioners in the state of Maine will grow to 210. This would require a 8% growth in the profession.


A nurse practitioner in Maine earns $59,120 per year on average. However, Maine nurse practitioners earned anywhere in the range from as less than $28,170 per year to more than $80,290 per year in 2010. The counties in Maine with the highest average salary for a nurse practitioner are:

  1. Cumberland County - $53,080 per year

More Information

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

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  • Master's Degree in Nursing in Maine

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other 60 $59,120 -71.4%

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