Colleges Near Portland

Colleges and universities near me in the Portland, Maine area

There are 2 colleges in Portland and 70 colleges within 100 miles enrolling a total of 354,214 students.

Located in Maine with a population of 66,194, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Portland. The nearest college is Southern Maine Community College in South Portland at a distance of 2.3 miles from Portland. Driving time to these schools from Portland should be less than 2 hours. The top rated college in the area is Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The largest college in the area is Southern New Hampshire University enrolling 104,068 students.

This directory is inclusive of nearby two and four year schools, both public and private. If you are looking for more affordable higher education options or not ready for a full four-year program, consider local community colleges near Portland.

70 results found

Southern Maine Community College
S
South Portland, ME
 
Southern Maine Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,852enrollment
  • $11,376net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

2 miles from Portland

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Maine College of Art
M
Portland, ME
 
Maine College of Art

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 462enrollment
  • $30,796net price
  • 61%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

4 miles from Portland

Purdue Global Maine Campus
P
S Portland, ME
 
Purdue Global Maine Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 503enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

6 miles from Portland

University of Southern Maine
S
Portland, ME
University of Southern Maine

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Public Universities in Maine

  • 8,140enrollment
  • $11,338net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • 940-1150SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.01Avg GPA

5 miles from Portland

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University of New England
N
Biddeford, ME
 
University of New England

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in Maine

  • 8,010enrollment
  • $33,204net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1240SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.26Avg GPA

16 miles from Portland

Saint Joseph's College of Maine
S
Standish, ME
 
Saint Joseph's College of Maine

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Private Colleges in Maine

  • 2,106enrollment
  • $25,694net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • 970-1170SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

20 miles from Portland

Bowdoin College
B
Brunswick, ME
Bowdoin College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,828enrollment
  • $24,447net price
  • 10%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

22 miles from Portland

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Landing School of Boat Building and Design
L
Arundel, ME
 
Landing School of Boat Building and Design

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 61enrollment
  • $28,465net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

24 miles from Portland

York County Community College
Y
Wells, ME
 
York County Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,632enrollment
  • $8,797net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

30 miles from Portland

Bates College
B
Lewiston, ME
Bates College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,832enrollment
  • $23,312net price
  • 18%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

33 miles from Portland

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Central Maine Medical Center College of Nursing and Health Professions
C
Lewiston, ME
 
Central Maine Medical Center College of Nursing and Health Professions

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 177enrollment
  • $16,795net price
  • 48%acceptance rate
  • 810-1040SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

32 miles from Portland

Central Maine Community College
C
Auburn, ME
 
Central Maine Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,068enrollment
  • $8,052net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

35 miles from Portland

University of New Hampshire Main Campus
N
Durham, NH
University of New Hampshire Main Campus

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#1 Best Public Universities in New Hampshire

  • 15,298enrollment
  • $22,888net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 1090-1270SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.55*Avg GPA

51 miles from Portland

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University of Maine at Augusta
M
Augusta, ME
 
University of Maine at Augusta

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,128enrollment
  • $11,752net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

52 miles from Portland

Great Bay Community College
G
Portsmouth, NH
 
Great Bay Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,887enrollment
  • $14,932net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

54 miles from Portland

Lakes Region Community College
L
Laconia, NH
 
Lakes Region Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 729enrollment
  • $15,221net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

64 miles from Portland

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Thomas College
T
Waterville, ME
 
Thomas College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,767enrollment
  • $21,606net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

67 miles from Portland

Colby College
C
Waterville, ME
Colby College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#1 Best Private Colleges in Maine

  • 2,000enrollment
  • $20,361net price
  • 13%acceptance rate
  • 1350-1510SAT range
  • 31-33ACT range
  • 3.86*Avg GPA

69 miles from Portland

FAQ's

The closest community college is Southern Maine Community College and is 2.3 miles from Portland. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Southern Maine Community College are $3,770 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Southern Maine Community College has an open admission policy. Open admission colleges typically have few admission thresholds and will admit all applicants so long as certain minimum requirements are met.