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Maine Schools

If you are considering going to school in the Pine Tree State of Maine, you have 38 colleges and universities to choose from. Located in the city of Orono, University of Maine is the largest school in Maine. It had 11,894 students in 2010. With approximately 9,655 students, University of Southern Maine is the second largest school in Maine. It is located in the city of Portland.

Popular Courses of Study in Maine

Along with choosing a college from among Maine's 38 schools, you will also have to choose a course of study from one of the 1,162 certificate and degree programs offered at these schools. If you are undecided, you may want to consider pursuing an education in business, education or nursing, which are the most popular subjects in Maine for undergraduates. There were 33,900 students that graduated from Maine schools in 2010. Of these, 12% studied business, 11% studied education and 7% studied nursing. The remaining 70% of students graduated with degrees or certificates in subjects such as computer engineering, art or criminal justice.

Student Demographics in Maine

If you decide to study at a Maine school, you will be joining the 71,135 other students currently studying in Maine colleges. Approximately 88% of these students are enrolled in undergraduate programs, while 12% are enrolled in graduate programs. Of those enrolled in undergraduate programs in Maine, 66% are full-time students, while 34% are part-time students.

Maine has a relatively diverse student population, with 23% of undergraduate students identifying themselves to be from a racial or ethnic minority background, according to 2009 data. The male to female ratio amongst undergraduates at Maine colleges and universities is 8 to 10. And approximately 47% of undergraduate students are 24 years of age or younger.

Faculty Demographics in Maine

Just as the student population at Maine schools is relatively diverse, the faculty at Maine schools is also relatively diverse. In 2009, of the 47,082 faculty members employed by Maine institutions, 27% identified themselves as being from a racial or ethnic minority background. Around 48% of the Maine's faculty population consisted of male faculty.

Cost of Education in Maine

On average, an undergraduate education in Maine can cost you approximately $11,681 per year, including living expenses and financial aid. This average undergraduate education cost is less than the national average. However, this number can be deceptive. There is a great deal of variation in costs between different colleges in Maine. If you attend Bowdoin College, the state’s most expensive school, an undergraduate education will cost you in the ball park of $40,020 per year. But if you instead enroll at York County Community College, Maine's least expensive school, your will only have to pay around $3,002 per year.

Student Completion, Graduation and Retention Rates

Each year, an average of 33,900 students graduate from degree and certificate programs in Maine. In 2009, approximately 1 out of 2 students who started college in Maine graduated. And out of every 10 students who started their first year of an undergraduate degree 7 actually returned to study their second year. This means that if you enroll in a Maine school for your undergraduate degree, there is a 69% chance that you will return to school the following year and 46% chance that you will graduate after 4-6 years.

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  1. 1University of MaineUniversity of Maine

    Address:
    Orono, Maine 04469

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  2. 2University of Southern MaineUniversity of Southern Maine

    Address:
    96 Falmouth St, Portland, Maine 04103

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  3. 3Southern Maine Community CollegeSouthern Maine Community College

    Address:
    2 Fort Road, South Portland, Maine 04106-1698

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  4. 4University of Maine at AugustaUniversity of Maine at Augusta

    Address:
    46 University Dr, Augusta, Maine 04330-9410

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate

  5. 5University of New EnglandUniversity of New England

    Address:
    11 Hills Beach Rd, Biddeford, Maine 04005-9599

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  6. 6Husson UniversityHusson University

    Address:
    1 College Circle, Bangor, Maine 04401-2999

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    2-4 years certificate
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  7. 7Saint Joseph's College of MaineSaint Joseph's College of Maine

    Address:
    278 Whites Bridge Rd, Standish, Maine 04084-5236

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree

  8. 8Central Maine Community CollegeCentral Maine Community College

    Address:
    1250 Turner Street, Auburn, Maine 04210-6498

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  9. 9University of Maine at FarmingtonUniversity of Maine at Farmington

    Address:
    224 Main St, Farmington, Maine 04938-9978

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  10. 10Kennebec Valley Community CollegeKennebec Valley Community College

    Address:
    92 Western Ave, Fairfield, Maine 04937-1367

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  11. 11Eastern Maine Community CollegeEastern Maine Community College

    Address:
    354 Hogan Rd, Bangor, Maine 04401

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    2-4 years certificate

  12. 12Colby CollegeColby College

    Address:
    4000 Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville, Maine 04901-8840

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree

  13. 13Bowdoin CollegeBowdoin College

    Address:
    5700 College Station - President's Office, Brunswick, Maine 04011-8448

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree

  14. 14Bates CollegeBates College

    Address:
    2 Andrews Road, Lewiston, Maine 04240

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree

  15. 15Kaplan University-Maine CampusKaplan University-Maine Campus

    Address:
    265 Western Ave, S Portland, Maine 04106-2415

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree

  16. 16University of Maine at Presque IsleUniversity of Maine at Presque Isle

    Address:
    181 Main St, Presque Isle, Maine 04769-2888

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree

  17. 17York County Community CollegeYork County Community College

    Address:
    112 College Drive, Wells, Maine 04090

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  18. 18Northern Maine Community CollegeNorthern Maine Community College

    Address:
    33 Edgemont Dr, Presque Isle, Maine 04769-2016

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  19. 19University of Maine at Fort KentUniversity of Maine at Fort Kent

    Address:
    23 University Drive, Fort Kent, Maine 04743-1292

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree

  20. 20Thomas CollegeThomas College

    Address:
    180 W River Rd, Waterville, Maine 04901-5097

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  21. 21University of Maine at MachiasUniversity of Maine at Machias

    Address:
    116 O'Brien Ave, Machias, Maine 04654-1397

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree

  22. 22Maine Maritime AcademyMaine Maritime Academy

    Address:
    C3, Castine, Maine 04420-0001

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  23. 23Unity CollegeUnity College

    Address:
    90 Quaker Hill Road, Unity, Maine 04988

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree

  24. 24Beal CollegeBeal College

    Address:
    99 Farm Road, Bangor, Maine 04401

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  25. 25New England School of CommunicationsNew England School of Communications

    Address:
    1 College Circle, Bangor, Maine 04401

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree

  26. 26Seacoast Career Schools-Sanford CampusSeacoast Career Schools-Sanford Campus

    Address:
    One Eagle Dr Ste 1, Sanford, Maine 04073

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate

  27. 27Washington County Community CollegeWashington County Community College

    Address:
    One College Drive, Calais, Maine 04619

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  28. 28Maine College of ArtMaine College of Art

    Address:
    522 Congress St., Portland, Maine 04101-3494

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree

  29. 29Empire Beauty School-Maine

    Address:
    319 Marginal Way, Portland, Maine 04101

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate

  30. 30Spa Tech InstituteSpa Tech Institute

    Address:
    1041 Brighton Ave, Portland, Maine 04102

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate

  31. 31Central Maine Medical Center College of Nursing and Health ProfessionsCentral Maine Medical Center College of Nursing and Health Professions

    Address:
    70 Middle Street, Lewiston, Maine 04240

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree

  32. 32Bangor Theological SeminaryBangor Theological Seminary

    Address:
    Two College Circle, Bangor, Maine 04402-0411

    Awards Offered:
    2-4 years certificate
    Master's degree

  33. 33Mr Bernards School of Hair Fashion IncMr Bernards School of Hair Fashion Inc

    Address:
    711 Lisbon St, Lewiston, Maine 04240

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate

  34. 34Spa Tech Institute-WestbrookSpa Tech Institute-Westbrook

    Address:
    100 Larrabee Road, Westbrook, Maine 04092

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate

  35. 35Landing School of Boat Building and DesignLanding School of Boat Building and Design

    Address:
    286 River Rd, Arundel, Maine 04046

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  36. 36Intercoast Career InstituteIntercoast Career Institute

    Address:
    207 Gannett Dr, South Portland, Maine 04106

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate

  37. 37Birthwise Midwifery SchoolBirthwise Midwifery School

    Address:
    24 South High Street, Bridgton, Maine 04009-1110

    Awards Offered:
    2-4 years certificate

  38. 38Central Maine Medical Center College of Nursing & Health ProfessionsCentral Maine Medical Center College of Nursing & Health Professions

    Address:
    70 Middle St., Lewiston, Maine 04240

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    2-4 years certificate

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