Maine Colleges Statistics

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2020 Maine Colleges Statistics

In Maine State, there are 41 Maine Colleges - 18 public and 23 private schools. Among them, 39 schools are offering undergraduate programs and 16 schools have graduate programs. 25 Maine Colleges offer the distance learning Opportunities and 1 schools are online completely schools that all degree programs can be completed by online educationin Maine. Total 72,637 students are attending Maine Colleges and the average students to faculty ratio is 13.30 to 1. The 2020 average tuition & fees at Maine Colleges is $7,526 for Maine residents and $22,881 for out-of-state students. The average graduate tuition & fees is $8,459 for Maine residents and $21,958 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the 2019-2020 statistics for Maine Colleges.
Maine Colleges Statistics
academic year 2019-2020
Number of Schools41 schools
By Types18 public, 23 private
By Levels24 four(4) years
10 two but less than four years
7 less than two(2) years
By Categories1 National Universities
6 Liberal Arts Colleges
10 Community Colleges
Tuition & fees
Undergraduate$7,526 Maine residents
$22,881 out-of-state
Graduate$8,459 Maine residents
$21,958 out-of-state
Average Financial Aid$10,794
Student Population72,637
Undergraduate62,893
Graduate9,744
Acceptance Rate68.89%
Test Scores1,107 SAT, 24 AVG
Students to Faculty Ratio13.30 to 1

Maine Colleges Comparison By Rank, Tuition, and Admission

Next table lists Maine Colleges ordered by rank. The number in rank column refers to the rank in the Maine college ranking. You can sort the schools by clicking column name that you want to sort.
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2019-2020 Maine Colleges Comparison
Rank*NameTuition & FeesAverage Financial AidPopulationAcceptance RateTest ScoresStudents to Faculty Ratio
1 Bowdoin College
Private, 4 yearsBrunswick, ME
$56,350 $41,967 1,8289% - 9 to 1
2 Colby College
Private, 4 yearsWaterville, ME
$57,280 $43,218 2,00010% 1,450 SAT
33 ACT
10 to 1
3 Bates College
Private, 4 yearsLewiston, ME
$55,683 $42,790 1,83212% - 10 to 1
4 University of New EnglandPrivate, 4 yearsBiddeford, ME $38,750 $17,688 8,01084% 1,135 SAT
24 ACT
13 to 1
5 Husson UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsBangor, ME $18,420 $9,123 3,76185% 1,050 SAT
21 ACT
15 to 1
6 University of Maine
Public, 4 yearsOrono, ME
$31,748
($11,438)
$9,297 11,40490% 1,155 SAT
24 ACT
15 to 1
7 Saint Joseph's College of Maine
Private, 4 yearsStandish, ME
$36,720 $20,353 2,10687% 1,071 SAT
21 ACT
13 to 1
8 College of the Atlantic
Private, 4 yearsBar Harbor, ME
$43,542 $32,987 33772% - 9 to 1
9 University of Southern Maine
Public, 4 yearsPortland, ME
$22,050
($9,226)
$7,683 8,14081% 1,055 SAT
23 ACT
13 to 1
10 Thomas College
Private, 4 yearsWaterville, ME
$27,720 $15,150 1,76784% - 23 to 1
11 University of Maine at Machias
Public, 4 yearsMachias, ME
$15,116
($8,036)
$8,182 675- - 11 to 1
- Purdue University Global-LewistonPublic, 4 yearsLewiston, ME $14,343
($12,475)
$3,956 503- - 20 to 1
- Capilo School of Hair DesignPrivate, Less than 2 yearsAugusta, ME $16,000 $4,150 123- - 13 to 1
- Unity College
Private, 4 yearsUnity, ME
$30,000 $13,385 81498% - 15 to 1
- University of Maine at Presque Isle
Public, 4 yearsPresque Isle, ME
$12,620
($8,330)
$6,507 1,55399% - 13 to 1
- University of Maine at Farmington
Public, 4 yearsFarmington, ME
$19,514
($9,344)
$7,628 2,04091% - 12 to 1
- Maine Media CollegePrivate, 4 yearsRockport, ME $43,065 - -- - -
- Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual ArtsPrivate, 4 yearsPortland, ME $36,499 - 79- - -
- York County Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsWells, ME
$6,450
($3,630)
$2,315 1,632- - 15 to 1
- Southern Maine Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsSouth Portland, ME
$6,604
($3,784)
$4,727 5,852- - 17 to 1
- Northern Maine Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsPresque Isle, ME
$6,561
($3,741)
$3,778 811- - 12 to 1
- Kennebec Valley Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsFairfield, ME
$6,637
($3,817)
$2,624 2,473- - 16 to 1
- Cosmotech School of CosmetologyPrivate, Less than 2 yearsWestbrook, ME - - 32- - 7 to 1
- Birthwise Midwifery School
Private, 2-4 yearsBridgton, ME
$13,760 $2,475 8180% - 6 to 1
- Maine College of Art
Private, 4 yearsPortland, ME
$36,424 $16,831 46262% - 8 to 1
- Maine Maritime Academy
Public, 4 yearsCastine, ME
$27,820
($13,792)
$7,115 99745% 1,105 SAT
24 ACT
11 to 1
- University of Maine at Augusta
Public, 4 yearsAugusta, ME
$18,338
($8,168)
$5,558 4,128- - 16 to 1
- Central Maine Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsAuburn, ME
$6,604
($3,784)
$4,753 3,068- - 17 to 1
- York County Community College - Sanford Instructional FacilityPrivate, Less than 2 yearsSanford, ME - - -- - -
- Northeast Technical InstitutePrivate, Less than 2 yearsScarborough, ME $14,295 $4,950 197- - 12 to 1
- Washington County Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsCalais, ME
$7,568
($3,784)
$5,691 380- - 13 to 1
- Spa Tech Institute-Westbrook
Private, Less than 2 yearsWestbrook, ME
$16,350 $3,845 209- - 14 to 1
- University of Maine at Fort Kent
Public, 4 yearsFort Kent, ME
$12,585
($8,295)
$5,467 1,79199% 975 SAT
18 ACT
14 to 1
- Eastern Maine Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsBangor, ME
$6,639
($3,818)
$4,132 2,396- - 14 to 1
- Beal College
Private, 2-4 yearsBangor, ME
$23,500 $4,056 207- - 15 to 1
- Purdue University Global-AugustaPublic, 4 yearsAugusta, ME $14,343
($12,475)
$4,849 489- - 20 to 1
- Harris School of Business-Sanford CampusPrivate, Less than 2 yearsSanford, ME $13,120 $4,542 50- - 19 to 1
- Empire Beauty School-MainePrivate, Less than 2 yearsPortland, ME $17,625 $4,160 172- - 18 to 1
- The Landing School
Private, 2-4 yearsArundel, ME
$24,975 $8,548 61- - 8 to 1
- Maine College of Health Professions
Private, 4 yearsLewiston, ME
$13,855 $4,101 17752% 970 SAT 6 to 1
Average$22,881
($7,526)
$10,794 72,63768.89% 1,107 SAT 13.30 to 1
*Maine college ranking
**Ranking data provided by CollegeEvaluator.
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Maine Best Colleges

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1. Bowdoin CollegePrivate, 4 yearsBrunswick, ME

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2. Colby CollegePrivate, 4 yearsWaterville, ME

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3. Bates CollegePrivate, 4 yearsLewiston, ME

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4. University of New EnglandPrivate, 4 yearsBiddeford, ME

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5. Husson UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsBangor, ME

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6. University of MainePublic, 4 yearsOrono, ME

All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2019-2020