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22 Colleges
1,271 Yearly Graduations
$66,822 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$27,817 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In 2019, 1,271 students received a teaching degree from a college in Maine, making it rank #45 in terms of graduations. Maine colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $16,706 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $20,745 per year.

An estimated 58% of college students in Maine take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,954 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

University of New England

Biddeford, Maine
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
280 Yearly Degrees
$38,750 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,483 students at UNE in total, 4,275 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,425 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UNE is 4.1 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 81%. Of the accepted students, 31% are men and 69% are women.

Approximately 96% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $10,248 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from UNE with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $36,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#2

University of Maine

Orono, Maine
Public Public vs. Private
262 Yearly Degrees
$11,438 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 11,561 students at UMaine in total, 9,430 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 8,060 are full-time. It takes the average UMaine undergraduate about 4.4 years to complete their degree.

Around 92% of students who apply get accepted. Around 47% of accepted students are men, and 53% are women.

Approximately 66% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $9,114 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UMaine is $33,800.

#3

University of Southern Maine

Portland, Maine
Public Public vs. Private
213 Yearly Degrees
$9,226 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 8,429 students at University of Southern Maine in total, 6,675 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,062 are full-time. It takes the average University of Southern Maine undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

About 83% of students who apply get accepted. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

60% of University of Southern Maine students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,833 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from University of Southern Maine is $33,000.

Public Public vs. Private
194 Yearly Degrees
$9,344 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Maine at Farmington is 1,930, of which 1,674 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,505 are full-time. For undergraduates at UMaine Farmington, the average graduation time is 4.3 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 83%. Around 32% of accepted students are men, and 68% are women.

Roughly 76% of students at UMaine Farmington take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,238 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UMaine Farmington is $27,200.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
69 Yearly Degrees
$36,720 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Saint Joseph’s College of Maine is 1,987, of which 1,317 students are undergraduates and of those, 880 are full-time. For undergraduates at Saint Joseph’s Maine, the average graduation time is 4.1 years.

About 80% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

81% of Saint Joseph’s Maine students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $11,832 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Saint Joseph’s Maine with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $39,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#6

Southern Maine Community College

South Portland, Maine
Public Public vs. Private
46 Yearly Degrees
$3,784 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,347 full-time undergraduates at SMCC, and 6,384 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Approximately 43% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,317 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,300 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
25 Yearly Degrees
$3,784 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,218 students at Central Maine Technical College in total, 1,198 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

47% of Central Maine Technical College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,076 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,900 during the early-career years.

#7

Bowdoin College

Brunswick, Maine
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
25 Yearly Degrees
$56,350 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,834 full-time undergraduates at Bowdoin, and 1,835 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Bowdoin is 4.1 years.

The acceptance rate at Bowdoin is 14%, making it one of the most selective schools in the country. Around 47% of accepted students are men, and 53% are women.

18% of Bowdoin students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,044 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Bowdoin is $44,600.

#9

Husson University

Bangor, Maine
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
23 Yearly Degrees
$18,420 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,744 students at Husson in total, 2,872 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,404 are full-time. It takes the average Husson undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

Around 86% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 43% are men and 57% are women.

Approximately 84% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,580 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

#10

Thomas College

Waterville, Maine
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
22 Yearly Degrees
$27,720 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,949 students at Thomas College in total, 1,819 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 752 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

94% of Thomas College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $9,288 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,600 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
19 Yearly Degrees
$3,817 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 564 full-time undergraduates at Kennebec Valley Community College, and 2,406 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Approximately 41% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,794 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Kennebec Valley Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
18 Yearly Degrees
$3,818 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,018 full-time undergraduates at Eastern Maine Community College, and 2,457 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Approximately 49% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,054 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Eastern Maine Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#13

Colby College

Waterville, Maine
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
14 Yearly Degrees
$57,280 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,003 students at Colby in total, 2,003 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

This a very selective school with only 16% of students getting accepted. Of the accepted students, 48% are men and 52% are women.

Roughly 15% of students at Colby take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,079 a year.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Colby is $42,700.

Public Public vs. Private
11 Yearly Degrees
$3,630 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,630 students at York County Community College in total, 382 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Approximately 18% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $3,634 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from York County Community College is $24,400.

#15

Maine College of Art

Portland, Maine
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
9 Yearly Degrees
$36,424 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 497 students at Maine College of Art in total, 432 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 418 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 68%. Around 23% of accepted students are men, and 77% are women.

84% of Maine College of Art students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $12,165 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.8% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $22,700 during the early-career years.

#15

University of Maine at Presque Isle

Presque Isle, Maine
Public Public vs. Private
9 Yearly Degrees
$8,330 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,445 students at UMPI in total, 616 are full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UMPI is 4.6 years.

Around 95% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 32% are men and 68% are women.

Roughly 73% of students at UMPI take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,880 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UMPI is $26,800.

#17

Northern Maine Community College

Presque Isle, Maine
Public Public vs. Private
8 Yearly Degrees
$3,741 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Northern Maine Community College is 829, which includes 384 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Roughly 44% of students at Northern Maine Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,114 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Northern Maine Community College is $24,200.

Public Public vs. Private
8 Yearly Degrees
$3,784 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 204 full-time undergraduates at Washington County Community College, and 403 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Approximately 39% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,784 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 25.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Washington County Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $22,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
6 Yearly Degrees
$8,168 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,414 full-time undergraduates at UMA, and 4,361 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UMA is 4.8 years.

Roughly 56% of students at UMA take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,420 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UMA is $23,900.

Public Public vs. Private
6 Yearly Degrees
$8,036 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Maine at Machias is 659, which includes 325 full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at University of Maine-Machias, the average graduation time is 4.5 years.

Approximately 41% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,166 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from University of Maine-Machias is $23,200.

#21

University of Maine at Fort Kent

Fort Kent, Maine
Public Public vs. Private
3 Yearly Degrees
$8,295 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Maine at Fort Kent is 1,589, which includes 552 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Around 97% of students who apply get accepted. Around 35% of accepted students are men, and 65% are women.

53% of UMFK students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,284 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from UMFK with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#22

Unity College

Unity, Maine
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1 Yearly Degrees
$30,000 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 787 undergraduates at Unity, of which 666 are full-time, and there are 931 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Unity is 4.1 years.

Around 89% of students who apply get accepted. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

Approximately 87% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $10,048 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,100 during the early-career years.

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