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Colleges with Highest Graduation Rate in Maine

Bowdoin College has the highest graduation rate of 95% for academic year 2019-2020 in Maine. Bates College is ranked second with 92% and Colby College follows them with 90%. We exclude colleges whose programs are focused on certificate, associate, and/or special subjects such as arts and music from the ranking. Next table shows the schools that have high graduation rates with transfer-out rates and retention rates. You may want to check colleges having the lowest graduation rates in Maine.
Colleges with Highest Graduation Rate in Maine
NameGraduation RateTransfer-out RateRetention Rate (full-time/part-time)
1Bowdoin College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsBrunswick, ME
95%3%86%
2Bates College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsLewiston, ME
92%6%90%
3Colby College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsWaterville, ME
90%8%91%
4College of the Atlantic
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsBar Harbor, ME
66%-89%
5University of New England
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsBiddeford, ME
61%3%75%
6University of Maine at Farmington
Public, four-yearsFarmington, ME
60%23%72%
7Saint Joseph's College of Maine
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsStandish, ME
59%-73%
8Husson University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsBangor, ME
58%5%77%
9University of Maine
Public, four-yearsOrono, ME
56%27%78%
10Unity College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsUnity, ME
47%-42%
11University of Maine at Fort Kent
Public, four-yearsFort Kent, ME
39%8%68%
12University of Southern Maine
Public, four-yearsPortland, ME
36%38%70%
13University of Maine at Presque Isle
Public, four-yearsPresque Isle, ME
31%3%71%
14University of Maine at Machias
Public, four-yearsMachias, ME
28%4%58%
15University of Maine at Machias
Public, four-yearsMachias, ME
28%4%58%