Maine Community Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2020

How much does it cost to attend community college in Maine?   The average annual in-state two year college tuition in Maine was $5,588 for the 2018-2019 academic year. This is a change of $220 from the 2015-2016 average of $5,368 and represents a 4.1% annual increase. The list of Maine community colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating. Community colleges, also known as junior colleges, provide an excellent money saving opportunity for those concerned with college costs. Many students are choosing to begin their education at community colleges for two years, taking advantage of their lower cost. Then after two years transferring to a full four year institution to pursue a full bachelors degree or higher. Most community colleges also have the benefit of open admission policies.  

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 7 community colleges and universities in Maine, the most popular being Southern Maine Community College with 2,250 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $2,820. Central Maine Community College is the most expensive community school in Maine with an in-state tuition of $2,820.

Click on any school for current tuition, future cost estimates, school specific savings plans and estimated student loan payments. Maine colleges can also be filtered by public, private, community colleges and four year schools. Additionally, cost based sorting is available for the lowest and highest tuition options. Jump directly to our ranking of best values in Maine or cheap Maine colleges guide.

Rating is a CollegeCalc proprietary national percentile ranking of a college's overall difficulty and educational effectiveness. An average score is 50. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average net price paid. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our ratings.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2018-2019 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Explore Maine Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Central Maine Community College
Auburn, 1,158 Students
$2,820 - -
Eastern Maine Community College
Bangor, 1,003 Students
$2,820 - -
Kennebec Valley Community College
Fairfield, 573 Students
$2,820 - -
Northern Maine Community College
Presque Isle, 404 Students
$2,820 - -
Southern Maine Community College
South Portland, 2,250 Students
$2,820 - -
Washington County Community College
Calais, 213 Students
$2,820 - -
York County Community College
Wells, 421 Students
$2,820 - -