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Maine Colleges and Universities

 

Colleges and Universities in Maine

The Maine Senate reports the state is recognized as one of the most healthful, beautiful and interesting places in the nation. In addition, Maine offers an impressive range of educational opportunities. There are the seven campuses that make up the University of Maine system and eight community colleges. In addition, there are more than 20 private colleges in Maine that can provide you with opportunities to train in the arts, communications, technology management, veterinary technology and much more.

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Growing industries in Maine

Agriculture has traditionally been the mainstay of the Maine economy. Lobster fishing, logging and farming are an integral part of the state's heritage. But you're looking for the jobs of the future, right? In that case, the Maine Department of Labor indicates you should have your sights set on degree programs for the service sector. From 2008 to 2018, nearly 80 percent of new jobs should be created in education and health services, professional and business services, and leisure and hospitality services.

There are already many fast-growing occupations in Maine that require a college degree and that could be right for you. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the mean earned wages for some of these hot jobs were:

  1. Computer software engineers, applications: $72,400
  2. Financial examiners: $61,140
  3. Network systems and data communications analysts:$58,910
  4. Medical scientists: $115,470
  5. Physicians assistants: $84,090
  6. Veterinarians: $80,060

If you want to stay in such a fantastic state to pursue your career, consider gaining the skills that you need through one of the universities and colleges in Maine.

See also: Maine Vocational Schools and Career Training

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Campus & Online Schools Accepting Students from Maine

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            Other Colleges & Universities in Maine

            Bates College
            Lewiston, Maine www.bates.edu
            Beal College
            Bangor, Maine www.bealcollege.edu
            Bowdoin College
            Brunswick, Maine www.bowdoin.edu
            Central Maine Community College
            Auburn, Maine www.cmcc.edu
            Central Maine Medical Center School of Nursing
            Lewiston, Maine www.cmmcson.edu
            Colby College
            Waterville, Maine www.colby.edu
            College of the Atlantic
            Bar Harbor, Maine www.coa.edu
            Eastern Maine Community College
            Bangor, Maine www.emcc.edu
            Husson College
            Bangor, Maine www.husson.edu
            Kennebec Valley Community College
            Fairfield, Maine
            Maine College of Art
            Portland, Maine www.meca.edu
            Maine Maritime Academy
            Castine, Maine www.mainemaritime.edu
            New England School of Communications
            Bangor, Maine www.nescom.edu
            Northern Maine Community College
            Presque Isle, Maine www.nmcc.edu
            Saint Joseph's College
            Standish, Maine www.sjcme.edu
            Southern Maine Community College
            South Portland, Maine www.smccme.edu
            Thomas College
            Waterville, Maine www.thomas.edu
            Unity College
            Unity, Maine www.unity.edu
            University of Maine
            Orono, Maine www.umaine.edu
            University of Maine at Augusta
            Augusta, Maine www.uma.edu
            University of Maine at Farmington
            Farmington, Maine www.umf.maine.edu
            University of Maine at Fort Kent
            Fort Kent, Maine www.umfk.maine.edu
            University of Maine at Machias
            Machias, Maine www.umm.maine.edu
            University of Maine at Presque Isle
            Presque Isle, Maine www.umpi.edu
            University of New England
            Biddeford, Maine www.une.edu
            University of Southern Maine
            Portland, Maine www.usm.maine.edu
            Washington County Community College
            Calais, Maine www.wccc.me.edu
            York County Community College
            Wells, Maine www.yccc.edu
            Maine Media College
            Rockport, Maine
            Maine Technical College System
            New England Bible College
            South Portland, Maine
            University of Maine System
            Bangor