The Best Value Maine Colleges

Best Value Colleges in Maine for 2024

Explore the colleges that provide the best value for your money in Maine based on academic quality, outcomes, net price and financial aid. The rankings are calculated using ratings from the 2024 CollegeSimply Best Colleges ranking factored against the typical net price paid by students - to identify the colleges that offer the best deals. Leading the list for 2024 as the overall best value college in Maine is Colby College with a 10 out of 10 academic rating for a comparatively affordable $18,552 average net price. The highest value public state college is University of Maine. Learn how the Best Value Colleges are calculated and ranked on our methodology page.

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Colby College
Waterville, ME

Colby College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#1 Best Value in Maine

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

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University of Maine
Orono, ME

University of Maine

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Value in Maine

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

Saint Joseph's College of Maine
Standish, ME

Saint Joseph's College of Maine

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Value in Maine

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

University of Southern Maine
Portland, ME

University of Southern Maine

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Value in Maine

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