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Sociology in Maine

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Schools Offering Sociology Programs in Maine

Around 0.5% of Maine's graduates graduate from sociology degree programs every year. Thus, Maine's 9 sociology schools put out approximately 139 sociologists each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Maine with a sociology program is Bowdoin College, which is located in Brunswick. In 2010, it was ranked 15th nationwide. 10 students graduated with a degree in sociology from Bowdoin College in 2010. Tuition at Bowdoin College was $41,565 per year.

Colby College, which was ranked 21st nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Maine that has a sociology program. It is located in Waterville. In 2010, 13 students graduated from Colby College sociology program.

University of Maine, which was ranked 21st nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Maine that has a sociology program. It is located in Orono. In 2010, 27 students graduated from University of Maine sociology program. Tuition at University of Maine was $10,142 per year.


If you are hoping to attend one of Maine's sociology schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $14,781 per year, though tuition can range from $41,565 per year to $7,090 per year. The Maine sociology 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 sociology schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Maine 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 Maine at Farmington - located in Farmington, students are charged $9,022 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in sociology in Maine and to compare salaries with various related fields such as forensic psychology or school psychology, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Sociology in Maine

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary 80 $81,500 14.3%

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