Best Maine Colleges

Ranking top Colleges and Universities in Maine for 2021

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. 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 and University of New England. The highest ranked college in Maine is Colby College and the top rated public state college is University of Maine.

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
  • $19,592net price
  • 10%acceptance rate
  • 1380-1520SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.86*Avg GPA
University of New England
N
Biddeford, ME
 
University of New England

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in Maine

  • 8,010enrollment
  • $34,198net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1230SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.26Avg GPA
University of Maine
M
Orono, ME
University of Maine

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in Maine

  • 11,404enrollment
  • $18,002net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1260SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.22Avg GPA
University of Southern Maine
S
Portland, ME
University of Southern Maine

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Colleges in Maine

  • 8,140enrollment
  • $12,400net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 950-1160SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.01Avg GPA
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
  • $27,324net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • 988-1153SAT range
  • 19-23ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
University of Maine at Fort Kent
M
Fort Kent, ME
 
University of Maine at Fort Kent

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Colleges in Maine

  • 1,791enrollment
  • $11,205net price
  • 99%acceptance rate
  • 880-1070SAT range
  • 17-19ACT 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
  • $18,608net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.56Avg GPA
Bates College
B
Lewiston, ME
Bates College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,832enrollment
  • $26,669net price
  • 12%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Bowdoin College
B
Brunswick, ME
Bowdoin College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,828enrollment
  • $23,808net 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

 

  • 177enrollment
  • $16,172net price
  • 52%acceptance rate
  • 900-1040SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Central Maine Community College
C
Auburn, ME
 
Central Maine Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,068enrollment
  • $7,679net 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
  • $10,228net 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
  • 3.22Avg GPA
Kennebec Valley Community College
K
Fairfield, ME
 
Kennebec Valley Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,473enrollment
  • $7,419net 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

 

  • 61enrollment
  • $27,670net 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
  • $10,046net 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

 

  • 2,040enrollment
  • $14,593net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.98Avg GPA