The Best Maine Colleges

The Best Colleges in Maine for 2024

These are the top ranked public and private four-year colleges in Maine as ranked by CollegeSimply. Leading the list for 2024 as the best overall college in Maine is Colby College. The top rated public state college is University of Maine. Learn how the Best Colleges rankings are calculated on our ranking methodology page.


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Colby College
C
Waterville, ME

Colby College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#11 Best Value Colleges in America

  • 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
M
Orono, ME

University of Maine

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#1 Best Public Universities 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
S
Standish, ME
 

Saint Joseph's College of Maine

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in Maine

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

University of Southern Maine
S
Portland, ME

University of Southern Maine

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Public Universities in Maine

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