As a child, you were more excited for science fair than recess. Now as an adult, when you watch The Big Bang Theory, you actually know what they’re talking about. Science is your thing, and you’re hoping that passion can take your career to the next level.
The number of science related jobs is increasing faster than the national average,* but so is the attention. Interests in the sciences has seen a 19% increase from female students and an 11% increase from male students*. Careers in the science field also have the largest salary range of any field, spanning from $33,000-$104,000*, leaving much to consider when choosing your path.
You’ve got the smarts and the know-how, and you’re on the right path. How it works, what it’s made of, and how can I fix it are common thoughts that run through your mind. Turn those thoughts into money with a career in science.*Bureau of Labor Statistics
University of Southern Maine offers 20 Mathematics and Science degree programs. It's a medium sized, public, four-year university in a small city. In 2019, 100 Mathematics and Science students graduated with students earning 82 Bachelor's degrees, 10 Certificates, and 8 Master's degrees.
University of New England offers 11 Mathematics and Science degree programs. It's a medium sized, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a midsize suburb. In 2019, 105 Mathematics and Science students graduated with students earning 93 Bachelor's degrees, and 12 Master's degrees.
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|Bowdoin College Brunswick, ME||8 : 1||1,835|
|University of Southern Maine Portland, ME||29 : 1||8,429|
|University of New England Biddeford, ME||30 : 1||7,483|
|Saint Joseph's College of Maine Standish, ME||25 : 1||1,987|
|Southern Maine Community College South Portland, ME||66 : 1||6,384|