Maine College Tuition Statistics

The 2022 average tuition & fees of Maine colleges is $7,142 for Maine residents and $24,722 for out-of-state students. For graduate programs, the average graduate tuition & fees is $9,087 for Maine residents and $21,390 out-of-state students.
The average living costs at Maine colleges is $13,596 when a student lives in on-campus facilities such as dormitory and school owned apartments. The off-campus living cost is $12,092 for academic year 2020-2021.
Below list shows colleges with highest and/or lowest college cost. We include only 4 years colleges for the statistics.

2022 Maine Colleges Tuition

The following table lists Maine colleges with colleges costs including tuition, fees, and living costs. For 4-years colleges and community colleges, the tuition & fees are the average of programs for an academic year ad for career/vocational schools (less than 2 years school), the tuition & fees are the costs for the largest program and length of program varies by institute.
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All SchoolsPublicPrivate4-Years CollegeCommunity CollegesCareer Colleges
College NameUndergraduate Tuition & FeesGraduate Tuition & FeesOn-Campus Living CostsOff-Campus Living CostsUndergraduate Tuition per Credit HourGraduate Tuition per Credit Hour
College of the Atlantic
Bar Harbor, ME
Private, 4 years
four-years
$43,542$29,21410,8276,300$1,451$956
Bates College
Lewiston, ME
Private, 4 years
four-years
$59,062-17,908---
Bowdoin College
Brunswick, ME
Private, 4 years
four-years
$58,322-17,148-$1,139-
Maine College of Health Professions
Lewiston, ME
Private, 4 years
four-years
$14,911--10,800$356-
Central Maine Community College
Auburn, ME
Public, 2-4 years
$6,744
($3,864)
-11,60012,234$225-
Colby College
Waterville, ME
Private, 4 years
four-years
$61,220-16,5956,755--
Eastern Maine Community College
Bangor, ME
Public, 2-4 years
$6,745
($3,865)
-13,70411,898$225-
Kennebec Valley Community College
Fairfield, ME
Public, 2-4 years
$6,745
($3,865)
--12,240$225-
The Landing School
Arundel, ME
Private, 2-4 years
$26,012--14,464--
University of Maine at Augusta
Augusta, ME
Public, 4 years
four-years
$19,238
($8,378)
$10,588
($8,392)
11,80011,800$641$554
University of Maine at Farmington
Farmington, ME
Public, 4 years
four-years
$20,780
($9,590)
$11,03813,38213,382$693-
University of Maine at Fort Kent
Fort Kent, ME
Public, 4 years
four-years
$12,915
($8,505)
-11,62010,266$430-
University of Maine
Orono, ME
Public, 4 years
four-years
$33,586
($11,986)
$29,490
($10,014)
13,98213,982$1,120$1,623
Maine Maritime Academy
Castine, ME
Public, 4 years
four-years
$29,258
($14,338)
$7,50013,91013,910$973$900
University of Maine at Presque Isle
Presque Isle, ME
Public, 4 years
four-years
$12,905
($8,495)
$12,00011,5108,600$430-
University of New England
Biddeford, ME
Private, 4 years
four-years
$39,820$29,35218,40013,350$1,406$970
Northern Maine Community College
Presque Isle, ME
Public, 2-4 years
$6,710
($3,830)
-13,43011,940$224-
Maine College of Art
Portland, ME
Private, 4 years
four-years
$38,690$38,36215,74010,200$1,580-
Saint Joseph's College of Maine
Standish, ME
Private, 4 years
four-years
$39,986$9,76616,6369,900$1,112$546
Southern Maine Community College
South Portland, ME
Public, 2-4 years
$6,754
($3,874)
-12,86813,786$225-
University of Southern Maine
Portland, ME
Public, 4 years
four-years
$23,904
($9,904)
$22,968
($8,856)
13,33813,338$854$1,216
Thomas College
Waterville, ME
Private, 4 years
four-years
$29,152$29,15213,9369,300$972$624
Unity College
Unity, ME
Private, 4 years
four-years
$12,640$9,75012,18010,040$560$650
Washington County Community College
Calais, ME
Public, 2-4 years
$6,739
($3,859)
-8,23010,588$225-
York County Community College
Wells, ME
Public, 2-4 years
$6,746
($3,866)
--13,784$225-
Birthwise Midwifery School
Bridgton, ME
Private, 2-4 years
$14,130--27,180$479-
Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts
Portland, ME
Private, 4 years
four-years
$42,600$42,600---$2,130
Husson University
Bangor, ME
Private, 4 years
four-years
$20,430$17,68013,00613,400$681$715
University of Maine at Machias
Machias, ME
Public, 4 years
four-years
$16,650
($8,910)
-10,96310,963--
Beal University
Bangor, ME
Private, 2-4 years
$37,500--33,740--
Empire Beauty School-Maine
Portland, ME
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,625--18,791--
Spa Tech Institute-Westbrook
Westbrook, ME
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,350--19,905--
Capilo School of Hair Design
Augusta, ME
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,000--27,483--
Northeast Technical Institute
Scarborough, ME
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,940--14,581--
Maine Media College
Rockport, ME
Private, 4 years
four-years
$44,465-----
Average$24,722$21,39013,59612,092$685$989