Maine Four Year Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2020

How much does it cost to attend four year college in Maine?   The average annual in-state four year college tuition in Maine was $23,554 for the 2018-2019 academic year. This is a change of $1,894 from the 2015-2016 average of $21,660 and represents a 8.74% annual increase. The list of Maine four year colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 20 four year colleges and universities in Maine, the most popular being University of Maine with 8,892 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $8,580. Bates College is the most expensive four year school in Maine with an in-state tuition of $52,042.

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
Bates College
Lewiston, 1,780 Students
$52,042 - -
Bowdoin College
Brunswick, 1,801 Students
$51,344 - -
Colby College  Best Value
Waterville, 1,879 Students
$50,890 97 80
College of the Atlantic
Bar Harbor, 318 Students
$42,993 - -
Husson University
Bangor, 2,310 Students
$15,717 31 40
Maine College of Art
Portland, 460 Students
$33,320 - -
Maine Maritime Academy
Castine, 999 Students
$10,250 53 66
New England School of Communications
Bangor, 505 Students
$15,717 - -
Purdue Global Maine Campus
S Portland, 191 Students
$11,556 - -
Saint Joseph's College of Maine
Standish, 1,091 Students
$34,610 36 30
Thomas College
Waterville, 893 Students
$25,200 - -
Unity College
Unity, 710 Students
$27,150 - -
University of Maine
Orono, 8,892 Students
$8,580 48 65
University of Maine at Augusta
Augusta, 1,436 Students
$6,840 - -
University of Maine at Farmington
Farmington, 1,662 Students
$8,576 - -
University of Maine at Fort Kent
Fort Kent, 668 Students
$6,840 20 35
University of Maine at Machias
Machias, 420 Students
$6,840 - -
University of Maine at Presque Isle
Presque Isle, 704 Students
$6,840 - -
University of New England
Biddeford, 5,713 Students
$35,240 49 34
University of Southern Maine
Portland, 4,396 Students
$7,336 34 52