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
Colby College Waterville, MEPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsBachelor's DegreeBachelor
University of New England Biddeford, MEPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Maine College of Art & Design Portland, MEPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsMaster's DegreeBachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
Thomas College Waterville, MEPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsMaster's DegreeAssociate, Bachelor, Master
Husson University Bangor, MEPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate

Key Facts Comparison

The average tuition & fees of selected colleges is $33,354 for State residents and $39,077 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 64.12% and graduation rate is 59.80%. 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
Colby College $63,520 8.87% 87% 10:12,262
University of New England $40,950 89.99% 63% 12:16,642
Maine College of Art & Design $39,830 72.07% 44% 9:1491
Thomas College $29,996 - 51% 19:11,394
Husson University $21,090 85.55% 54% 14:13,311
Average$33,354 / $39,07764.12%59.80%12.80:12,820