Selected Colleges Comparison

Academic OverviewKey Fact

Institutional Characteristics

The following table compares the basic academic information between selected colleges. By school type, all 5 selected colleges are private. By school level, all 5 schools are 4 years or high institutes.
Academic Comparison - Selected Colleges
NameLocationType/LevelHighest DegreeOffered Degree
College of the AtlanticBar Harbor, MEPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsMaster's DegreeBachelor, Master
University of New EnglandBiddeford, MEPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Maine College of ArtPortland, MEPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsMaster's DegreeBachelor, Master
Saint Joseph's College of MaineStandish, MEPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsMaster's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
Thomas CollegeWaterville, MEPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsMaster's DegreeAssociate, Bachelor, Master

Key Facts Comparison

The average tuition & fees of selected colleges is $34,958 for State residents and $38,238 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 77.60% and graduation rate is 57.60%. The following table compares key facts for each schools including acceptance rate, graduation rate, tuition, student to faculty ratio, and student population.
Key Facts Comparison Between Selected Colleges
NameTuition & FeesAcceptance RateGraduation RateStudent Faculty RatioStudent Population
College of the Atlantic $43,542 61% 66% 10:1370
University of New England $39,820 90% 61% 13:17,208
Maine College of Art $38,690 72% 52% 8:1435
Saint Joseph's College of Maine $39,986 81% 59% 12:11,967
Thomas College $29,152 84% 50% 26:11,705
Average$34,958 / $38,23877.60%57.60%13.80:12,337