2021 Best Value Colleges for Engineering Technologies in Maine
Finding the Best Value Engineering Technologies School for You
In 2018-2019, 142 bachelor's degrees were awarded to engineering technologies students who went to a Maine college or university. This makes it the #17 most popular major in the state. This means that of the 19,475 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 0.7% were from a college or university in the state.
For this year's Best Value Colleges for Engineering Technologies in Maine ranking, we looked at 2 colleges that offer a bachelor's in engineering tech. To us, 'best value' doesn't just mean the school with the lowest overall costs. We are more focused on engineering tech schools that offer a high quality education at a price lower that other schools of similar academic excellence.
To determine the average cost, we look at total expenses - such as tuition, fees, room and board, books, and other related expenses - and then subtract the average financial award a student receives. Knowing this amount can help you determine how much you may have to borrow in loans or take out of savings. Depending on your income and other factors, the cost for you to attend a particular school may be more or less.
One Size Does Not Fit All
The engineering tech school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Best Value Engineering Tech Schools.
In addition to our rankings, you can take two colleges and compare them based on the criteria that matters most to you in our unique tool, College Combat. Test it out when you get a chance! You may also want to bookmark the link and share it with others who are trying to make the college decision.
2021 Best Value Engineering Technologies Schools in Maine
Best Value Engineering Tech Schools in Maine
Our rankings recognize University of Maine as the #1 school in this year's rankings. UMaine is a fairly large public school located in the suburb of Orono. UMaine also took the #1 spot in our Best Colleges for Engineering Technologies in Maine rankings.
It takes the average student at UMaine about 4.4 years to graduate, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $32,976. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the UMaine is $144,765. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.Request Information
The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Southern Maine. University of Southern Maine is a medium-sized public school located in the small city of Portland. In addition to being on our best value list, University of Southern Maine has also earned the #2 rank in our Best Colleges for Engineering Technologies in Maine ranking.
It takes the average student at University of Southern Maine about 4.6 years to graduate, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $24,459. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from University of Southern Maine be around $112,267. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.Request Information
Best Engineering Technologies Colleges in the New England Region
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Rankings in Majors Related to Engineering Tech
Engineering Tech Majors to Study
|Mechanical Engineering Technology||37|
|Civil Engineering Technology||36|
|Engineering Technology (Other)||25|
|Electronics Engineering Technology||14|
|Industrial Production Technology||14|
Majors Similar to Engineering Tech
|Related Major||Annual Graduates|
|Biological & Biomedical Sciences||588|
|Natural Resources & Conservation||391|
|Computer & Information Sciences||193|
|Mathematics & Statistics||147|
Notes and References
*These averages are for the top 2 schools only.
- The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
- Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
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