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 CollegeWaterville, MEPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsBachelor's DegreeBachelor
Maine College of ArtPortland, MEPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsMaster's DegreeBachelor, Master
Thomas CollegeWaterville, MEPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsMaster's DegreeAssociate, Bachelor, Master
Husson UniversityBangor, MEPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Maine Media CollegeRockport, MEPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsMaster's DegreeCertificate, Master

Key Facts Comparison

The average tuition & fees of selected colleges is $32,560 for State residents and $38,791 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 55.50% and graduation rate is 59.00%. 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 $61,220 8.87% 87% 10:12,155
Maine College of Art $38,690 72.07% 44% 8:1435
Thomas College $29,152 - 51% 26:11,705
Husson University $20,430 85.55% 54% 12:13,473
Maine Media College $44,465 - - 2:130
Average$32,560 / $38,79155.50%59.00%11.60:11,560