Maine College Overview

For the academic year 2019-2020, thirty-eight colleges are active for serving college programs in Maine. By school types, there are eighteen public schools and twenty private schools. By school levels, twenty-three 4-years (or high) schools, ten 2-4 years schools (community colleges), and five less than 2 years schools (career, technical or vocational schools) are active based on the IPEDS data.
Of the thirty-eight Maine schools, Bowdoin College ranked first and Colby College ranked second (view more at Maine college rankings). The 2020 average tuition & fees of all Maine colleges is $18,490 for Maine residents and $23,030 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 68.89% and the average SAT score is 1,107. The average number of students is 1,962 and the average student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.
The below statements summarize the average statistics of tuition, admission, and more academic factors for Maine colleges. For the statistics, we include only 4-years colleges such as national universities and liberal arts colleges. In addition, for some statistics, we include only eligible colleges, for example, for the graduate tuition & fees over colleges that offer the graduate programs.

2020 Maine Colleges Comparison Table

The following table lists colleges located in Maine ordered by college ranking. The ranking is targeting only 4-years universities and colleges. The "-" value in other columns means that the corresponding data has not been reported or the school does not have programs for the values.
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All SchoolsPublicPrivate4-Years CollegeCommunity CollegesCareer Colleges
College NameUndergraduate Tuition & FeesGraduate Tuition & FeesSAT ScoreAcceptance RatePopulationGraduation RateStudent to Faculty Ratio
Bowdoin College
Brunswick, ME
Private, 4 years
four-years
$56,350--9.00%1,82895%9 to 1
Colby College
Waterville, ME
Private, 4 years
four-years
$59,430-1,45010.00%2,00089%10 to 1
Bates College
Lewiston, ME
Private, 4 years
four-years
$57,353--12.00%1,83291%10 to 1
University of New England
Biddeford, ME
Private, 4 years
four-years
$38,750$28,0161,13584.00%8,01068%13 to 1
Husson University
Bangor, ME
Private, 4 years
four-years
$19,160$17,1001,05085.00%3,76157%15 to 1
University of Maine
Orono, ME
Public, 4 years
four-years
$32,534$28,3521,15590.00%11,40457%15 to 1
Saint Joseph's College of Maine
Standish, ME
Private, 4 years
four-years
$38,820$9,4821,07187.00%2,10667%13 to 1
College of the Atlantic
Bar Harbor, ME
Private, 4 years
four-years
$43,542$29,214-72.00%33752%9 to 1
University of Southern Maine
Portland, ME
Public, 4 years
four-years
$22,996$22,3081,05581.00%8,14040%13 to 1
Thomas College
Waterville, ME
Private, 4 years
four-years
$28,430$28,430-84.00%1,76752%23 to 1
University of Maine at Machias
Machias, ME
Public, 4 years
four-years
$15,602---67530%11 to 1
University of Maine at Presque Isle
Presque Isle, ME
Public, 4 years
four-years
$12,995--99.00%1,55338%13 to 1
Empire Beauty School-Maine
Portland, ME
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,625---17265%18 to 1
Spa Tech Institute-Westbrook
Westbrook, ME
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,350---20987%14 to 1
York County Community College
Wells, ME
Public, 2-4 years
$6,600---1,63227%15 to 1
Capilo School of Hair Design
Augusta, ME
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,000---12375%13 to 1
Purdue University Global-Augusta
Augusta, ME
Public, 4 years
four-years
$14,343$11,414--489-20 to 1
The Landing School
Arundel, ME
Private, 2-4 years
$25,012---61100%8 to 1
University of Maine at Fort Kent
Fort Kent, ME
Public, 4 years
four-years
$12,885-97599.00%1,79136%14 to 1
University of Maine-System Central Office
Orono, ME
Public, 4 years
four-years
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Maine College of Art
Portland, ME
Private, 4 years
four-years
$38,310$37,250-62.00%46254%8 to 1
Southern Maine Community College
South Portland, ME
Public, 2-4 years
$6,760---5,85221%17 to 1
Unity College
Unity, ME
Private, 4 years
four-years
$12,715$9,750-98.00%81458%15 to 1
Harris School of Business-Sanford Campus
Sanford, ME
Private, Less than 2 years
$13,120---5078%19 to 1
Northeast Technical Institute
Scarborough, ME
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,940---19793%12 to 1
Maine College of Health Professions
Lewiston, ME
Private, 4 years
four-years
$13,905-97052.00%17750%6 to 1
Eastern Maine Community College
Bangor, ME
Public, 2-4 years
$6,770---2,39626%14 to 1
University of Maine at Augusta
Augusta, ME
Public, 4 years
four-years
$18,788$10,336--4,12813%16 to 1
Maine Maritime Academy
Castine, ME
Public, 4 years
four-years
$28,438$7,5001,10545.00%99771%11 to 1
Northern Maine Community College
Presque Isle, ME
Public, 2-4 years
$6,710---81137%12 to 1
Washington County Community College
Calais, ME
Public, 2-4 years
$7,700---38050%13 to 1
Purdue University Global-Lewiston
Lewiston, ME
Public, 4 years
four-years
$14,343$11,414--503-20 to 1
Birthwise Midwifery School
Bridgton, ME
Private, 2-4 years
$14,130--80.00%81-6 to 1
Beal College
Bangor, ME
Private, 2-4 years
$21,900---20732%15 to 1
Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts
Portland, ME
Private, 4 years
four-years
$42,599$42,600--79--
Central Maine Community College
Auburn, ME
Public, 2-4 years
$6,724---3,06829%17 to 1
Kennebec Valley Community College
Fairfield, ME
Public, 2-4 years
$6,762---2,47335%16 to 1
University of Maine at Farmington
Farmington, ME
Public, 4 years
four-years
$20,282--91.00%2,04058%12 to 1
Average$23,030$20,9401,10768.89%1,96255%13 to 1