The Best Maine Colleges

The Best Colleges in Maine for 2022

These are the top ranked public and private four-year colleges in Maine as ranked by CollegeSimply. Leading the list for 2022 as the best overall college in Maine is Colby College. The top rated public state college is University of Southern Maine. Learn how the Best Colleges rankings are calculated on our ranking methodology page.

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Colby College
Waterville, ME
Colby College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#12 Best Value Colleges in America

  • 2,155enrollment
  • $18,552net price
  • 10%acceptance rate
  • 1380-1520SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.86Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

Saint Joseph's College of Maine
Standish, ME
Saint Joseph's College of Maine

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in Maine

  • 1,967enrollment
  • $27,979net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • 908-983SAT range
  • 20-24ACT range
  • 3.0Avg GPA

Applications Due Apr 15

University of Southern Maine
Portland, ME
University of Southern Maine

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#1 Best Public Universities in Maine

  • 8,022enrollment
  • $12,072net price
  • 88%acceptance rate
  • 958-1160SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.28Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1