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Selected Colleges Comparison

Total CostsUndergraduateGraduateLiving Costs

Cost of Attendance (COA)

The following table compares the 2022 costs of attendance between selected colleges. The average COA is $71,954 when living on campus and $62,862 when living off campus. The COA includes tuition, fees, books & supplies, room & board costs, and other living expenses.
2022 Cost Of Attendance Comparison Between Selected Colleges
NameTuition & FeesBooks & SuppliesLiving Costs
In-StateOut-of-StateOn-CampusOff-Campus
College of the Atlantic$43,542 $600 $10,827 $6,300
Bates College$59,062 $900 $17,908 -
Bowdoin College$58,322 $840 $17,148 -
Colby College$61,220 $850 $16,595 $6,755
Maine Media CollegeThe cost information is not available.
Average$55,537$798$15,620$6,528

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The following table compares 2021-2022 undergraduate tuition & fees between selected colleges. The average undergraduate tuition & fees is $55,537 for all students. The 2021-2022 undergraduate tuition & fees of selected colleges are increased by 2.52% compared to the previous year.
Among the selected colleges, Colby College requires the most expensive tuition & fees of $61,220 and College of the Atlantic has the lowest tuition & fees of $43,542 for undergraduate programs.
Undergraduate Tuition & Fess Comparison Between Selected Colleges
Name2020-20212021-2022
In-StateOut-of-StateIn-StateOut-of-State
College of the Atlantic$43,542$43,542
Bates College$57,353$59,062
Bowdoin College$56,350$58,322
Colby College$59,430$61,220
Maine Media CollegeThe undergraduate tuition information is not available.
Average$54,169$55,537

Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table compares 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees between selected colleges. The average graduate tuition & fees is $29,214 for all students. The 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees of selected colleges are stayed the same compared to the previous year.
Among the selected colleges, College of the Atlantic requires the most expensive graduate tuition & fees of $28,665 and College of the Atlantic has the lowest graduate tuition & fees of $28,665.
Graduate Tuition & Fess Comparison Between Selected Colleges
Name2020-20212021-2022
In-StateOut-of-StateIn-StateOut-of-State
College of the Atlantic$29,214$29,214
Bates CollegeThis school does not have graduate schools programs.
Bowdoin CollegeThis school does not have graduate schools programs.
Colby CollegeThis school does not have graduate schools programs.
Maine Media CollegeThe graduate tuition information is not available.
Average$29,214$29,214

Room & Board, Other Living Expenses

The following table compares living costs including room, board, and other expenses between selected colleges. Each cost is in average and may vary by room types, meal plan, and other living styles. For academic year 2021-2022, the average living costs of selected colleges is $15,620 when a student lives on campus and $6,528 when living off campus.
Living Costs Comparison Between Selected Colleges
NameOn-CampusOff-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpensesRoom & BoardOther ExpensesOther Expenses (living with family)
College of the Atlantic $9,747$1,080 $5,220$1,080-
Bates College $16,658$1,250 ---
Bowdoin College $15,898$1,250 ---
Colby College $15,745$850 $5,905$850-
Maine Media College -- ---
Average$14,512 $1,108$5,563 $965-