Best Maine Colleges

Ranking top Colleges and Universities in Maine for 2020

There are 29 colleges and universities in Maine enrolling 70,866 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. Ranking methodology is outlined on the data discussion 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 and Maine Maritime Academy. The highest ranked college in Maine is Colby College and the top rated public state college is Maine Maritime Academy.

Local college options can be explored in or other cities.

29 results found

List of the Best Maine Colleges

Colby College
C
Waterville, ME
Colby College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#1 Best Colleges in Maine

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

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in Maine

  • 997enrollment
  • $21,003net price
  • 55%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1180SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.26*Avg GPA
University of New England
N
Biddeford, ME
 
University of New England

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in Maine

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

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Colleges in Maine

  • 11,404enrollment
  • $17,564net price
  • 92%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1250SAT range
  • 22-27ACT range
  • 3.22Avg GPA
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Saint Joseph's College of Maine
S
Standish, ME
 
Saint Joseph's College of Maine

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Colleges in Maine

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

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Colleges in Maine

  • 3,103enrollment
  • $19,068net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 940-1160SAT range
  • 17-21ACT range
  • 3.22Avg GPA
University of Southern Maine
S
Portland, ME
University of Southern Maine

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Colleges in Maine

  • 8,140enrollment
  • $11,338net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • 940-1150SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.01Avg GPA
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University of Maine at Fort Kent
M
Fort Kent, ME
 
University of Maine at Fort Kent

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Colleges in Maine

  • 1,791enrollment
  • $11,686net price
  • 95%acceptance rate
  • 900-1110SAT range
  • 16-21ACT range
  • 3.1Avg 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

 

  • 337enrollment
  • $17,213net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.56Avg GPA
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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
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
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
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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
Eastern Maine Community College
E
Bangor, ME
 
Eastern Maine Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,396enrollment
  • $10,660net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Kennebec Valley Community College
K
Fairfield, ME
 
Kennebec Valley Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,473enrollment
  • $9,323net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
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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
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