Birthwise is in a quiet rural area, in Bridgton, ME. The school is classified as a private, for-profit college. Students at Birthwise earn degrees up to the Associate's degree.
The most common major fields study at the school include nursing and emergency medicine.
All qualified applicants are admitted as Birthwise offers open admission.
The school, in 2007-2008, had 31 students (30 full-time equivalent). The student body at Birthwise is essentially female.
Dorm living is common.
The school reports its educational mission is:
"Birthwise Midwifery School is a direct entry midwifery school committed to preserving and building on traditions of family centered natural childbirth through midwifery education and outreach."
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Birthwise Midwifery School
24 South High Street
Bridgton , ME 04009-1110
General Phone: (207) 647-5968
|General Category||Degrees||Most Common Majors [see all]|
|Nursing and Emergency Medicine||4||direct entry midwifery|
Number of programs and degrees for Birthwise in 2008-2009:
|Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years||4||1|
In 2007-2008, Birthwise had a total enrollment of 31 students (30 full-time equivalent).
Students by Age:
Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)
Retention Rates (2007):
Birthwise offers campus housing for 4 of its 30 (full-time) students.
The school does not offer students a meal plan.
Expenses and Financial Aid:
|In-state tuition and fees||$ 8,413|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$ 8,413|
|Room and board||$ 3,150|
|Room charge||$ 1,800|
|Books and supplies||$ 850|
|Other expenses||$ 3,610|
Birthwise participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3612300)
(Details are provided further down on this page.)
What Sets Birthwise Apart:
|Female % of student body |
(vs. all colleges)
|% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine |
(vs. all colleges)
|Dorm rooms per full-time student |
(for open-admission colleges)
Grants credits for AP courses
Remedial classes for students
Offers part-time study
Offers campus housing
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