Private Colleges in Maine

The 2023 Directory of Maine Private Colleges and Costs

Maine Private Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

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 $36,878 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is a change of ($4,756) from the 2019-2020 average of $41,634 and represents a -11.42% annual decline. 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 4,663 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $38,420. Bates College is the most expensive private school in Maine with an in-state tuition of $59,062.

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.

<Academic 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 2020-2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Explore Maine Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Bates College

Lewiston, Maine

$59,062 NA NA
Bowdoin College

Brunswick, Maine

$57,776 NA NA
Central Maine Medical Center College of Nursing and Health Professions

Lewiston, Maine

$13,346 NA NA
Colby College

Waterville, Maine

$58,640 91 98
College of the Atlantic

Bar Harbor, Maine

$42,993 NA NA
Husson University

Bangor, Maine

$15,717 NA NA
Landing School of Boat Building and Design

Arundel, Maine

$24,500 NA NA
Maine College of Art

Portland, Maine

$37,960 NA NA
New England School of Communications

Bangor, Maine

$15,717 NA NA
Purdue Global Maine Campus

S Portland, Maine

$13,356 NA NA
Saint Joseph's College of Maine

Standish, Maine

$39,986 52 34
Thomas College

Waterville, Maine

$28,110 NA NA
Unity College

Unity, Maine

$11,280 NA NA
University of New England

Biddeford, Maine

$38,420 NA NA