Maine Private Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2019

How much does it cost to attend private college in Maine?   The average annual in-state four year, not for profit private college tuition in Maine was $34,929 for the 2017-2018 academic year. This is a change of $1,914 from the 2015-2016 average of $33,015 and represents a 5.8% annual increase. The list of Maine private colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 14 private colleges and universities in Maine, the most popular being University of New England with 5,713 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $35,240. Bates College is the most expensive private 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 2017-2018 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2017-2018 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 - -
Central Maine Medical Center College of Nursing and Health Professions
Lewiston, 58 Students
$9,268 - -
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
Landing School of Boat Building and Design
Arundel, 51 Students
$21,300 - -
Maine College of Art
Portland, 460 Students
$33,320 - -
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 New England
Biddeford, 5,713 Students
$35,240 49 34