College Costs in Maine

The 2024 Directory of Maine Colleges and Prices

Maine Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2024

How much does it cost to attend college in Maine?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Maine was $18,828 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is $3,698 higher than the U.S. average and ranks Maine amongst the costliest as the 11th most expensive state or district to attend college. This is a change of $61 from the 2019-2020 average of $18,767 and represents a 0.33% annual increase in tuition costs. The list of Maine colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

This analysis surveyed tuition data from the 29 colleges and universities in Maine, the most popular being University of Maine with 9,043 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $11,640. Bates College is the most expensive in Maine with an in-state tuition of $59,062.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2020-2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021-2022 academic year.


29 results

University of Maine
M
Orono, ME

University of Maine

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$11,640 Tuition

#1 Best Public Universities in Maine

  • 12,657enrollment
  • $16,365net price
  • 96%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1280SAT range
  • 22-30ACT range
  • 3.42Avg GPA

Colby College
C
Waterville, ME

Colby College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

$58,640 Tuition

#11 Best Value Colleges in America

  • 2,262enrollment
  • $18,552net price
  • 9%acceptance rate
  • 1400-1530SAT range
  • 32-34ACT range
  • 3.86Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

Bowdoin College
B
Brunswick, ME

Bowdoin College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

$57,776 Tuition

 

  • 1,951enrollment
  • $25,622net price
  • 9%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jan 5

University of Southern Maine
S
Portland, ME

University of Southern Maine

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$8,064 Tuition

#2 Best Public Universities in Maine

  • 7,996enrollment
  • $12,072net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • 995-1230SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.33Avg GPA

Bates College
B
Lewiston, ME

Bates College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$59,062 Tuition

 

  • 1,821enrollment
  • $26,451net price
  • 17%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

University of New England
N
Biddeford, ME
 

University of New England

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$38,420 Tuition

 

  • 6,642enrollment
  • $36,474net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.41Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 15

Husson University
H
Bangor, Maine
 

Husson University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$15,717 Tuition

 

  • 3,103enrollment
  • $19,068net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 940-1160SAT range
  • 17-21ACT range
  • 3.06Estimated Avg GPA

Maine Maritime Academy
M
Castine, ME

Maine Maritime Academy

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$11,250 Tuition

 

  • 888enrollment
  • $18,739net price
  • 58%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1160SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.48Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

Saint Joseph's College of Maine
S
Standish, ME
 

Saint Joseph's College of Maine

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$39,986 Tuition

#3 Best Colleges in Maine

  • 1,235enrollment
  • $27,979net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1230SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.0Avg GPA

Southern Maine Community College
S
South Portland, ME
 

Southern Maine Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$2,880 Tuition

 

  • 5,435enrollment
  • $10,458net 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

$8,640 Tuition

 

  • 1,878enrollment
  • $14,492net price
  • 97%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.15Avg GPA

University of Maine at Augusta
M
Augusta, ME
 

University of Maine at Augusta

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$7,350 Tuition

 

  • 4,422enrollment
  • $10,670net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Central Maine Community College
C
Auburn, ME
 

Central Maine Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$2,880 Tuition

 

  • 3,003enrollment
  • $8,283net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

York County Community College
Y
Wells, ME
 

York County Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$2,880 Tuition

 

  • 1,381enrollment
  • $8,730net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Maine College of Art
M
Portland, ME

Maine College of Art

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$37,960 Tuition

 

  • 491enrollment
  • $33,486net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

University of Maine at Presque Isle
M
Presque Isle, ME
 

University of Maine at Presque Isle

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$7,350 Tuition

 

  • 1,590enrollment
  • $10,442net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.0Avg GPA

University of Maine at Fort Kent
M
Fort Kent, ME
 

University of Maine at Fort Kent

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

$7,350 Tuition

 

  • 1,517enrollment
  • $12,162net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.12Avg GPA

Kennebec Valley Community College
K
Fairfield, ME
 

Kennebec Valley Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$2,880 Tuition

 

  • 2,108enrollment
  • $7,008net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA