Maine College Tuition Statistics

For the academic year 2019-2020, the average tuition & fees of Maine colleges is $6,866 for Maine residents and $23,583 for out-of-state students. For graduate programs, the average graduate tuition & fees is $8,450 for Maine residents and $23,875 out-of-state students.
The average living costs at Maine colleges is $12,859 when a student lives in on-campus facilities such as dormitory and school owned apartments. The off-campus living cost is $11,041 for academic year 2019-2020.
Below list shows colleges with highest and/or lowest college cost. We include only 4 years colleges for the statistics.

2020 Maine Colleges Tuition Comparison Table

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$1,433$956
Bates College
Lewiston, ME
Private, 4 years
four-years
$55,683-16,955---
Bowdoin College
Brunswick, ME
Private, 4 years
four-years
$56,350-16,610-$1,090-
Maine College of Health Professions
Lewiston, ME
Private, 4 years
four-years
$13,855-6,90010,800$292-
Central Maine Community College
Auburn, ME
Public, 2-4 years
$6,604
($3,784)
-11,44011,940$188-
Colby College
Waterville, ME
Private, 4 years
four-years
$57,280-15,5206,040--
Eastern Maine Community College
Bangor, ME
Public, 2-4 years
$6,639
($3,818)
-12,94811,898$188-
Kennebec Valley Community College
Fairfield, ME
Public, 2-4 years
$6,637
($3,817)
--11,989$188-
The Landing School
Arundel, ME
Private, 2-4 years
$24,975--14,464--
University of Maine at Augusta
Augusta, ME
Public, 4 years
four-years
$18,338
($8,168)
-11,60011,600$578-
University of Maine at Farmington
Farmington, ME
Public, 4 years
four-years
$19,514
($9,344)
-12,88812,888$620$625
University of Maine at Fort Kent
Fort Kent, ME
Public, 4 years
four-years
$12,585
($8,295)
-10,95010,000$382-
University of Maine at Machias
Machias, ME
Public, 4 years
four-years
$15,116
($8,036)
-11,6809,698$475-
University of Maine
Orono, ME
Public, 4 years
four-years
$31,748
($11,438)
$27,635
($9,347)
13,16613,166$977$1,466
Maine Maritime Academy
Castine, ME
Public, 4 years
four-years
$27,820
($13,792)
$7,50013,41613,416$829$900
University of Maine at Presque Isle
Presque Isle, ME
Public, 4 years
four-years
$12,620
($8,330)
-10,9968,350$382-
University of New England
Biddeford, ME
Private, 4 years
four-years
$38,750$24,33417,16013,350$1,320$941
Northern Maine Community College
Presque Isle, ME
Public, 2-4 years
$6,561
($3,741)
-13,43011,940$188-
Maine College of Art
Portland, ME
Private, 4 years
four-years
$36,424$36,05414,87010,200$1,487-
Saint Joseph's College of Maine
Standish, ME
Private, 4 years
four-years
$36,720$9,47015,7909,900$1,080$529
Southern Maine Community College
South Portland, ME
Public, 2-4 years
$6,604
($3,784)
-12,16213,502$188-
University of Southern Maine
Portland, ME
Public, 4 years
four-years
$22,050
($9,226)
$21,462
($8,502)
12,95612,956$739$1,141
Thomas College
Waterville, ME
Private, 4 years
four-years
$27,720$27,72013,6209,300$1,114$560
Unity College
Unity, ME
Private, 4 years
four-years
$30,000$26,10012,3807,410$1,040$870
Washington County Community College
Calais, ME
Public, 2-4 years
$7,568
($3,784)
-8,1409,108$188-
York County Community College
Wells, ME
Public, 2-4 years
$6,450
($3,630)
--13,500$188-
Birthwise Midwifery School
Bridgton, ME
Private, 2-4 years
$13,760---$475-
Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts
Portland, ME
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$36,500---$1,825
Husson University
Bangor, ME
Private, 4 years
four-years
$18,420$16,64012,22312,300$590$555
Beal College
Bangor, ME
Private, 2-4 years
$23,500--23,256--
Empire Beauty School-Maine
Portland, ME
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,625--17,136--
Spa Tech Institute-Westbrook
Westbrook, ME
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,350--23,218--
Harris School of Business-Sanford Campus
Sanford, ME
Private, Less than 2 years
$13,120--14,843--
Capilo School of Hair Design
Augusta, ME
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,000--20,218--
Northeast Technical Institute
Scarborough, ME
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,295--14,581--
Maine Media College
Rockport, ME
Private, 4 years
four-years
$43,065-----
Average$23,583$23,87512,85911,041$649$943