If you are interested in pursuing education, you may want to consider attending one of the 3 education schools in Portland, Maine. Portland has a total population of 64,249 and a student population of 10,424. Of these students, 10,156 are enrolled in schools that offer education programs.
The largest education school in Portland, by student population, is University of Southern Maine. Approximately 70 students graduated in 2010 from University of Southern Maine with credentials in education.
In 2010, 189 students graduated with an education degree in Portland. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $32,363 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Portland education schools was an average of $38,468 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,650 for education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,410 per year, on average, for room and board at Portland-based education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $22,291.
If you decide to work as an education professional in Portland, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 3,190 education professionals in Maine. Of these education professionals, 710 were working in the greater Portland area. The number of education professionals in Portland is expected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for education professionals.
As an education professional in Portland, you can expect to make an average salary of $48,530 per year. This is higher than the average salary for education professionals in the state.
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