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Accounting Schools in Maine

166 Accounting students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Accounting is the 4th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Accounting Majors in Maine

Accounting majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 108
Associate’s Degree 40
Master’s Degree 12
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 6

Gender Distribution

In Maine, a accounting major is more popular with women than with men.

Accounting Majors in ME Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of accounting majors in Maine is as follows:

  • Asian: 3.0%
  • Black or African American: 3.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.0%
  • White: 75.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.0%
  • Other Races: 12.0%
Accounting Majors in ME Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Accounting Grads in Maine

There are 16,950 people in the state and 4,307,910 people in the nation working in accounting jobs.

Accounting Jobs Nationwide vs. ME

Wages for Accounting Jobs in Maine

A typical salary for a accounting grad in the state is $66,720, compared to a typical salary of $78,820 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 11 colleges in Maine that offer accounting degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
8,429 Total Students

The 6.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $12,180. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
11,561 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 5.70% which is lower than average. A typical student attending UMaine will pay a net price of $16,388. It takes the average student 4.44 years to graduate.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
1,987 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $39,900 after graduation. This private institution charges an average net price of $26,405. The average student takes 4.15 years to complete their degree at Saint Joseph's Maine.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
3,744 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.55 years to graduate. 99% of students get financical aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
12% Graduation Rate
4,361 Total Students

94% of students get financical aid. A typical student attending UMA will pay a net price of $10,917. Most students complete their degree in 4.84 years.

#6

Thomas College

Waterville
12 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
1,949 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $21,411. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $30,600 a year.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
829 Total Students

94% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 62%. 12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,630 Total Students

83% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. In their early career, York County Community College grads earn an average salary of $24,400.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,218 Total Students

A typical student attending Central Maine Technical College will pay a net price of $9,943. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,900 after earning their degree at this institution.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,406 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 36% are considered full time. 85% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

Accounting Careers in ME

Some of the careers accounting majors go into include:

Job Title ME Job Growth ME Median Salary
Financial Managers 10% $101,090
Budget Analysts 7% $70,770
Financial Examiners 6% $64,830
Credit Analysts 5% $63,850
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents 3% $49,690
Financial Analysts 2% $75,740
Accountants and Auditors 1% $63,150
Statistical Assistants 0% $39,350
Tax Preparers -5% $34,710
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks -6% $40,430
Brokerage Clerks -8% $52,510
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks -8% $37,790

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to accounting.

Major Annual Graduates in ME
Business Administration & Management 1,035
Marketing 175
Finance & Financial Management 116
Business & Commerce 71
Hospitality Management 62
Entrepreneurial Studies 38
International Business 28
Human Resource Management 16

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