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Nursing Schools in Maine

There are 14 Maine schools offering nursing programs. 933 students graduated with degrees from Maine nursing schools in 2010. 412 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 308 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

869 students graduate from programs in this state in nursing, on average, every year. Specifically, 95 students graduated with nursing certificates, 308 with an associate's level degree, 412 with a bachelor's level degree, and 118 with a degree at the master's level.

14 nursing schools are located in this state. And out of these, while five schools are private, nine schools are public. Tuition at a public nursing school varies from $7,125 to $10,142, while tuition at a private nursing school varies from $13,450 to $29,330.

Average tuition for programs in nursing is $14,389. The lowest tuition in this state, which is $7,125 per year, is at the University of Maine at Fort Kent, while the highest tuition for nursing programs, which is $29,330 per year, is at the University of New England.

Maine schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees for students pursing nursing.

Nursing Program Completions in Maine 2006 - 2010

869 students graduate from programs in this state in nursing, on average, every year. Specifically, 95 students graduated with nursing certificates, 308 with an associate's level degree, 412 with a bachelor's level degree, and 118 with a degree at the master's level.

Nursing Program Completions in Maine 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 44
  • Certificate 2007: 23
  • Certificate 2008: 14
  • Certificate 2009: 55
  • Certificate 2010: 95
  • Associate 2006: 276
  • Associate 2007: 315
  • Associate 2008: 247
  • Associate 2009: 309
  • Associate 2010: 308
  • Bachelor 2006: 350
  • Bachelor 2007: 388
  • Bachelor 2008: 439
  • Bachelor 2009: 410
  • Bachelor 2010: 412
  • Master 2006: 99
  • Master 2007: 129
  • Master 2008: 106
  • Master 2009: 120
  • Master 2010: 118

Nursing Program Availability in Maine

Schools in this state offer a total of 33 programs in nursing. Of these programs, around 30.3% are programs at the master's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level and the bachelors level.

Nursing Program Availability in Maine

  • Certificate: 9
  • Associate: 8
  • Bachelor: 6
  • Master: 10

Nurse Anesthetists — Salary by Percentile

Nurse Anesthetists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 30990
  • 25th Percentile: 36350
  • Median: 45260
  • 75th Percentile: 58330
  • 90th Percentile: 75790

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses — Salary by Percentile

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 30670
  • 25th Percentile: 34740
  • Median: 39810
  • 75th Percentile: 44890
  • 90th Percentile: 50010

Critical Care Nurses — Salary by Percentile

Critical Care Nurses — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 44420
  • 25th Percentile: 51260
  • Median: 59080
  • 75th Percentile: 70360
  • 90th Percentile: 84200

Informatics Nurse Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Informatics Nurse Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 47510
  • 25th Percentile: 56340
  • Median: 66720
  • 75th Percentile: 77730
  • 90th Percentile: 91140

Nurse Anesthetists — Employment Trend

Nurse Anesthetists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 34020
  • Median Salary 2007: 38850
  • Median Salary 2008: 41290
  • Median Salary 2009: 52020
  • Median Salary 2010: 45260
  • Total Employed 2006: 260
  • Total Employed 2007: 260
  • Total Employed 2008: 200
  • Total Employed 2009: 110
  • Total Employed 2010: 150

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses — Employment Trend

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 35240
  • Median Salary 2007: 37240
  • Median Salary 2008: 38540
  • Median Salary 2009: 39330
  • Median Salary 2010: 39810
  • Total Employed 2006: 1870
  • Total Employed 2007: 1780
  • Total Employed 2008: 1710
  • Total Employed 2009: 1820
  • Total Employed 2010: 1760

Critical Care Nurses — Employment Trend

Critical Care Nurses — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 53550
  • Median Salary 2007: 56420
  • Median Salary 2008: 58440
  • Median Salary 2009: 59580
  • Median Salary 2010: 59080
  • Total Employed 2006: 13690
  • Total Employed 2007: 13850
  • Total Employed 2008: 14050
  • Total Employed 2009: 14410
  • Total Employed 2010: 14730

Informatics Nurse Specialists — Employment Trend

Informatics Nurse Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 65990
  • Median Salary 2007: 69340
  • Median Salary 2008: 69740
  • Median Salary 2009: 68690
  • Median Salary 2010: 66720
  • Total Employed 2006: 1490
  • Total Employed 2007: 1650
  • Total Employed 2008: 1600
  • Total Employed 2009: 1560
  • Total Employed 2010: 1560

Maine vs National Nursing Employment

Maine vs National Nursing Employment

  • Employed in Maine: 0.462% (18200)

Nursing Schools in Maine

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1. Northern Maine Community College

33 Edgemont Dr
Presque Isle, ME 04769-2016
(207) 768-2700

Northern Maine Community College is located in Presque Isle, ME and it offers one program in nursing. This community college is one of 8 community colleges in Maine. This community college ranks seventh in terms of enrollment in the state of Maine.

2. The University of Maine at Augusta

46 University Dr
Augusta, ME 04330-9410
(207) 621-3000

The University of Maine at Augusta offers one program in nursing. 5,652 students seek degrees in 38 programs at UMA, overall. This small school is the second largest institution in the state of Maine offering nursing.

3. The University of Maine at Fort Kent

23 University Drive
Fort Kent, ME 04743-1292
(207) 834-7500

The University of Maine at Fort Kent is located in Fort Kent, Maine, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in nursing. UMFK is a public 4-year institution. This school is the third oldest institution in the state of Maine offering nursing programs.

4. The University of New England

11 Hills Beach Rd
Biddeford, ME 04005-9599
(207) 283-0171

The University of New England, which is near the center of the city, is located in Biddeford, ME. UNE offers three programs in nursing. Of those, students are offered one associate's level degree in nursing by UNE, one bachelor's level nursing degree, and one master's level degree in nursing. This university is a 4-year research institution. It is the oldest institution in the state of Maine offering programs in nursing.

5. Central Maine Community College

1250 Turner Street
Auburn, ME 04210-6498
(207) 755-5100

Central Maine Community College, which is very close to Auburn, Maine, is in a rural setting. It offers two nursing programs. Specifically, it offers students one certificate in nursing and one degree at the associate's level in nursing. Overall, 2,870 students seek degrees in 36 Central Maine Community College programs. This public college ranks ninth in terms of enrollment in the state of Maine.

6. The Central Maine Medical Center College of Nursing and Health Professions

70 Middle Street
Lewiston, ME 4240
(207) 795-2840

The Central Maine Medical Center College of Nursing and Health Professions is in the center of Lewiston and it offers one nursing program. 200 students seek degrees in one program at this school, overall. In terms of programs, it is the second largest institution in the state of Maine offering nursing.

7. Eastern Maine Community College

354 Hogan Rd
Bangor, ME 4401
(207) 974-4600

Eastern Maine Community College offers two nursing programs. Specifically, this college offers one certificate in nursing to students and one associate's level nursing degree. This college, which is 2.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Bangor, ME. This college is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the second biggest institution in the state of Maine offering nursing.

8. The InterCoast Career Institute - South Portland

207 Gannett Dr
South Portland, ME 4106
(207) 822-9802

The InterCoast Career Institute-South Portland offers one program in nursing and this school, which is just a few miles from South Portland, is located in a rural area. This school is one of 6 vocational schools in Maine. This school ranks ninth in terms of enrollment in the state of Maine.

9. Kennebec Valley Community College

92 Western Ave
Fairfield, ME 04937-1367
(207) 453-5000

Kennebec Valley Community College is located in Fairfield, ME and it offers one program in nursing. This community college is a public 2-year institution. It is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Maine offering programs in nursing.

10. The University of Southern Maine

96 Falmouth St
Portland, ME 4103
(207) 780-4141

The University of Southern Maine offers eight programs in nursing. Specifically, this university offers students two nursing certificates, one nursing degree at the bachelor's level, and five master's level degrees in nursing. USM, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Portland, ME. 9,654 students seek degrees in 100 programs at this public university, overall. This university is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Maine offering nursing programs.

11. Saint Joseph's College of Maine

278 Whites Bridge Rd
Standish, ME 04084-5236
(207) 892-6766

Saint Joseph's College of Maine, which is near Standish, is in a rural area. SJC offers three programs in nursing. Specifically, it offers students one nursing certificate, one bachelor's level nursing degree, and one nursing degree at the master's level. Overall, 2,775 students seek degrees in 50 SJC programs. In terms of programs, Saint Joseph's College is the third largest institution in the state of Maine offering nursing.

12. Southern Maine Community College

2 Fort Road
South Portland, ME 04106-1698
(207) 741-5500

Southern Maine Community College, which is near the center of the city, is located in South Portland, ME and this college offers one nursing program. It is one of 8 community colleges in Maine. It is the largest institution in the state of Maine offering nursing.

13. The University of Maine

University of Maine
Orono, ME 4469
(207) 581-1110

The University of Maine is in the suburbs of Orono, Maine. It offers three nursing programs. Specifically, this public university offers students one certificate in nursing, one bachelor's level nursing degree, and one master's level degree in nursing. 11,501 students seek degrees in 214 programs at this university, overall. It is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Maine offering nursing in terms of programs.

14. Husson University

1 College Circle
Bangor, ME 04401-2999
(207) 941-7000

Husson University offers five programs in nursing. Specifically, this school offers two nursing certificates to students, one bachelor's level nursing degree, and two degrees at the master's level in nursing. Husson, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Bangor, ME. Husson is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the second largest institution in the state of Maine offering nursing.