Average Tuition & Fees $24,994
Average Acceptance Rates 31.61 %
Total Student Population 70,324
Average Graduation Rates 56.45 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 12.30 to 1

Maine Colleges Distribution

For the academic year 2022-2023, 36 colleges and universities are active in Maine - 15 public and 21 private schools. By school level, there are 21 four(4) Years or high, 9 community colleges (2-4 years college), and 6 trade/vocational schools (less than 2-years schools) in Maine. The following table shows the number of schools by school type and level in Maine.
Maine College Distribution by Type and Level
Number of Schools
School Types
Public15 schools
Private (not-for-profit)14 schools
Private (for-profit)7 schools
School Levels
4 Year or High21 schools
2-4 Year9 schools
Less than 2 year6 schools

Average Key Statistics for Maine Colleges

The average acceptance rate for Maine colleges is 31.61% and the average graduation rate is 56.45% in academic year 2022-2023. Total 70,324 students including in both undergraduate and graduate programs have attended Maine colleges and universities and the average students to faculty ratio is 12.30 to 1.
Next charts are illustrating the core statistics for colleges and universities located in Maine.
[Chart] Maine Colleges Academic Statistics
Average Transfer-out Rate for Maine colleges is 15.761904761905 %
Average Retention Rate for Maine colleges is 69.9 %

2023 Average Tuition & Fees For Maine Colleges

For the academic year 2022-2023, the average undergraduate tuition & fees for Maine colleges are $19,224 for Maine residents and $24,994 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $17,107 for in-state students and $21,719 for out-of-state students.
Maine 2022-2023 Average Tuition & Fees
[Chart] Maine State 2022-2023 Average Tuition & Fees

Offered Degree Programs at Maine Colleges

Maine colleges and universities are offering 1,457 programs through online and on-site education. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree.

Offered Programs at Maine State
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
One but less than two years certificate11412
Associate's Degree23242
Two but less than four years certificate10
Bachelor's Degree60050
Post Bachelor's Degree9632
Master's Degree18841
Post Master's Degree319
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship482
Doctor's degree - professional practice70

Special Learning Opportunities at Maine State

In Maine, 20 colleges offer the undergraduate online programs and 13 colleges offer the graduate online programs. 7 colleges have the ROTC programs and 18 colleges offer the study abroad programs. Next table shows the number of Maine schools which are offering special learning opportunities by category.

Special Learning Opportunities at Maine State
Online Completely0 out of 37 Schools
Undergraduate Online Classes20 out of 37 Schools
Graduate Online Classes13 out of 37 Schools
ROTC7 out of 37 Schools
Weekend/Evening College6 out of 37 Schools
Teacher certificate15 out of 37 Schools
Study Abroad18 out of 37 Schools