Best Maine Colleges

Ranking top Colleges and Universities in Maine for 2022

There are 29 colleges and universities in Maine enrolling 69,886 students. Explore the list of top colleges in Maine below to begin your college search. The CollegeSimply rankings are objective and data-driven in order to help you find good matches for you. Learn how the Best Colleges rankings are calculated on our ranking methodology page. Whether you're searching for a good public, private or community college, this guide to universities in Maine offers a comprehensive view to the state's higher education options.

 Maine is home to nationally ranked institutions like Colby College. The highest ranked college in Maine is Colby College and the top rated public state college is University of Southern Maine.

Local college options can be explored in or other cities.


29 results

List of the Best Maine Colleges

Colby College
C
Waterville, ME
Colby College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#1 Best Colleges in Maine

  • 2,155enrollment
  • $18,552net price
  • 10%acceptance rate
  • 1380-1520SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.86Estimated Avg GPA
Saint Joseph's College of Maine
S
Standish, ME
 
Saint Joseph's College of Maine

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in Maine

  • 1,967enrollment
  • $27,979net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • 908-983SAT range
  • 20-24ACT range
  • 3.0Avg GPA
University of Southern Maine
S
Portland, ME
University of Southern Maine

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in Maine

  • 8,022enrollment
  • $12,072net price
  • 88%acceptance rate
  • 958-1160SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.28Avg GPA
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
College of the Atlantic
t
Bar Harbor, ME
College of the Atlantic

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 370enrollment
  • $18,355net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.65Avg GPA
Bates College
B
Lewiston, ME
Bates College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,876enrollment
  • $26,451net price
  • 14%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Bowdoin College
B
Brunswick, ME
Bowdoin College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,777enrollment
  • $25,622net price
  • 9%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
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

 

  • 216enrollment
  • $19,110net price
  • 45%acceptance rate
  • 880-1070SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.63Avg GPA
Central Maine Community College
C
Auburn, ME
 
Central Maine Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,115enrollment
  • $8,283net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Eastern Maine Community College
E
Bangor, ME
 
Eastern Maine Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,042enrollment
  • $10,634net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Husson University
H
Bangor, Maine
 
Husson University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,103enrollment
  • $19,068net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 940-1160SAT range
  • 17-21ACT range
  • 3.06Estimated Avg GPA
Kennebec Valley Community College
K
Fairfield, ME
 
Kennebec Valley Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,297enrollment
  • $7,008net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Landing School of Boat Building and Design
L
Arundel, ME
 
Landing School of Boat Building and Design

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 48enrollment
  • $31,737net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
University of Maine at Augusta
M
Augusta, ME
 
University of Maine at Augusta

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,202enrollment
  • $10,670net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
University of Maine at Farmington
M
Farmington, ME
 
University of Maine at Farmington

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,862enrollment
  • $14,492net price
  • 95%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.11Avg GPA
University of Maine at Fort Kent
M
Fort Kent, ME
 
University of Maine at Fort Kent

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 1,624enrollment
  • $12,162net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.18Avg GPA
University of Maine at Machias
M
Machias, ME
 
University of Maine at Machias

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 762enrollment
  • $8,824net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.26Avg GPA
University of Maine
M
Orono, ME
University of Maine

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 11,741enrollment
  • $16,365net price
  • 92%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.36Avg GPA