Maine Technical Schools

Electronics and computer technology, accounting, office and new media technologies, and maintenance technologies—these are just a few of the career fields available to technical school graduates. Technical school graduates may work as science technicians, pharmacy technicians, veterinary medical technicians and paramedics, engineering technicians, sound engineering technicians and more. Most technical schools offer a wide variety of degree options, so finding a technical school to match your education path will be easy. Fortunately, the state of Maine has a number of technical schools to fit all backgrounds.

Maine technical schools offer certificates, associate degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and advanced degrees in technical related fields. Maine is home to several technical colleges such Northeast Technical Institute-NTI (est. 1995), University of Maine-UMaine (est. 1865), Maine Community College System, seven schools (first college, est. 1946), and Mid-Coast School of Technology. Overall, the state of Maine has 15 public and 15 private institutions with more than 59,249 students enrolled. Thousands of students attend technical school across the nation, with more than 500 enrolled in Maine’s top technical schools alone. According to the latest figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau, undergraduate technical school enrollment is 266,000+ students across the nation.

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Facts and Figures for Maine Technical Schools

Average Tuition Costs On-Campus

The average cost for tuition and fees at a public Maine technical school is $7,250 per academic year for in-state tuition. The average cost for tuition and fees at private Maine technical schools is $23,900.

Average Tuition Costs Online

The tuition costs for online Maine technical schools start at around $200 per credit hour. For graduate school, tuition starts at around $300 per credit hour. Students will pay the same tuition and fees for online technical schools as they would for on-campus programs, but you will save a significant amount of money by eliminating room & board expenses as well as transportation costs. The average room and board costs for public Maine colleges is $7,541 per academic year.

Noted On-Campus Maine Technical Schools and Enrollment

Northeast Technical Institute (avg. enrollment, 100+ students)
University of Maine-UMaine (avg. enrollment, 9,484 students)
Maine Community College System (avg. enrollment, 13,000+ students)
Mid-Coast School of Technology (avg. enrollment, 100+)

Noted Online Technical Schools Available in Maine

University of Maine-Umaine
Maine Community College System
Northeast Technical Institute-Scarborough, Hermon ME
ITT Technical Institute
University of Phoenix-Maine

Accredited Maine Technical Schools

University of Maine-UMaine
Northeast Technical Institute-Scarborough, ME
Northeast Technical Institute-Hermon, ME
Maine Community College System
Mid-Coast School of Technology

Sources
Statistical Abstract of the United States: 2007, 126th Ed.
Princeton Review
National Center for Education and Statistics
The U.S. Census Bureau
U.S. Department of Education

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