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Schools in Maine

The state of Maine has 38 schools. It offers subjects such as human resources and veterinary assisting. While in 2010, 65,433 students were enrolled in undergraduate programs, institutions in this state had 8,807 students enrolled in graduate programs. 14,117 students graduated with degrees from Maine institutions in 2010.

Overview

This state has eight 4-year institutions, eight community and technical colleges, and 23 private institutions. Institutions in this New England state offer students 168 certificate programs, 210 programs at the associate's level, 514 bachelor's level programs, 141 master's level programs, and 48 doctorate level programs and it offers subjects such as phlebotomy and legal assisting.

Tuition at schools in this state varies from $3,124 to $41,565. Average in-state tuition at 4-year public institutions is $8,335 every year. Community and technical public colleges cost $3,307 each year. Tuition at private institutions in this state ranges from $8,930 to $41,565 per year.

In order to offset the tuition cost, college students in this state receive $1,630 every year. A majority of financial aid is loans but close to 56% of the financial aid is scholarships and approximately 36% of the financial aid is institutional grants. Institutions gave $44,049,581 to students in 2009. Institutions in Maine have an exceptionally diverse student population because 58% of students are female, close to 15% of students are over 24 years of age, and 22% of students are from a racial or ethnic minority background.

Women

58%

Men

42%

Age 18-24

66%

Age 25 & Up

30%

Student Enrollment in Maine 2008-2010

The number of students who Maine institutions enrolled rose from 2008 to 2010. In particular, undergraduates rose by 4,223 students and the number of graduate students rose by 1,020.

Student Enrollment in Maine 2008-2010

  • Undergraduate 2008: 61210
  • Undergraduate 2009: 63281
  • Undergraduate 2010: 65433
  • Graduate 2008: 7787
  • Graduate 2009: 8157
  • Graduate 2010: 8807

Completed Degrees in Maine

In 2010, 14,117 students graduated from certificate or degree programs in this state. While more than half of the students graduated with bachelor degrees, approximately 2% of students graduated with doctorate degrees.

Completed Degrees in Maine

  • Certificate: 1582
  • Associates: 2722
  • Bachelors: 7494
  • Masters: 1971
  • Doctorate: 348

National VS Maine Student Graduation Rate

Graduation rates for full-time first-time students in this state are higher than graduation rates for students around the United States.

National VS Maine Student Graduation Rate

  • National Graduating Students: 1409453
  • National Non-Graduating Students: 1979609
  • Maine Graduating Students: 5763
  • Maine Non-Graduating Students: 6755

Top Maine Jobs by Median Salary

Top Maine Jobs by Median Salary

  • Obstetricians and Gynecologists: 214840
  • Physicians and Surgeons, All Other: 212054
  • Dentists, General: 195015
  • Psychiatrists: 182805
  • Pediatricians, General: 174108

Maine Job Market

Maine Job Market

  • Maine Average Salary 2008: 37747
  • Maine Average Salary 2009: 38626
  • Maine Average Salary 2010: 39467
  • Maine Employment Number 2008: 1202525
  • Maine Employment Number 2009: 1171850
  • Maine Employment Number 2010: 1149180

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1. Northern Maine Community College

33 Edgemont Dr
Presque Isle, ME 04769-2016
(207) 768-2700

Northern Maine Community College, which is 1.1 miles from the center of the city, is in Presque Isle, ME. It offers 35 programs. Specifically, students are offered 15 certificates by it and 20 degrees at the associate's level. This college is one of 8 community colleges in Maine.

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2. The Seacoast Career Schools - Sanford

One Eagle Dr Ste 1
Sanford, ME 4073
(207) 490-0509

The Seacoast Career Schools-Sanford offers three programs. It offers students three certificates. This school, which is near the center of the city, is located in Sanford, ME. This vocational school is one of 6 vocational schools in Maine.

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3. Kaplan University - Maine

265 Western Ave
S Portland, ME 04106-2415
(207) 774-6126

Kaplan University-Maine, which is near the heart of downtown, is in S Portland, ME. It offers ten programs. More specifically, Kaplan offers students three certificates and seven associate's level degrees.

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4. Unity College

90 Quaker Hill Road
Unity, ME 4988
(207) 948-3131

Unity College, which is 0.5 miles from the center of the city, is located in Unity, ME. It offers 22 programs. Of those, students are offered three associate's level degrees by this school and 19 bachelor's level degrees. This liberal arts college is one of 9 liberal arts colleges in Maine.

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5. The University of Maine at Augusta

46 University Dr
Augusta, ME 04330-9410
(207) 621-3000

The University of Maine at Augusta, which is 2.2 miles from the center of the city, is in Augusta, ME. This school offers 38 programs. Specifically, it offers students three certificates, 17 associate's level degrees, and 18 bachelor's level degrees. This school is one of 15 public post-secondary institutions in Maine.

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6. Colby College

4000 Mayflower Hill Drive
Waterville, ME 04901-8840
(207) 859-4000

Colby College, which is near the center of the city, is in Waterville, ME. It offers 43 programs. This school offers 43 degrees at the bachelor's level to students. Colby is one of 9 liberal arts colleges in Maine and the seventh largest institution in the state of Maine.

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7. The Maine Maritime Academy

C3
Castine, ME 04420-0001
(207) 326-2206

The Maine Maritime Academy, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Castine, ME. It offers nine programs. More specifically, MMA offers one degree at the associate's level to students, seven degrees at the bachelor's level, and one degree at the master's level. MMA is the only military academy in Maine.

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8. The New England School of Communications

1 College Circle
Bangor, ME 4401
(207) 941-7176

The New England School of Communications offers two programs. Specifically, it offers students one associate's level degree and one bachelor's level degree. This specialized school, which is near the center of the city, is in Bangor, ME.

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9. Thomas College

180 W River Rd
Waterville, ME 04901-5097
(207) 859-1111

Thomas College, which is near the center of the city, is in Waterville, ME. It offers 26 programs. Out of those, Thomas offers students four associate's level degrees, 19 bachelor's level degrees, and three degrees at the master's level.

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10. The Mr Bernards School of Hair Fashion Inc

711 Lisbon St
Lewiston, ME 4240
(207) 783-7765

The Mr Bernards School of Hair Fashion Inc offers two programs. It offers students two certificates. This vocational school, which is 0.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Lewiston, ME. It is one of 6 vocational schools in Maine.

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11. Washington County Community College

One College Drive
Calais, ME 4619
(207) 454-1000

Washington County Community College, which is 4.0 miles from the center of the city, is located in Calais, ME. It offers 27 programs. Specifically, students are offered 17 certificates by this college and ten degrees at the associate's level. This college is one of 8 community colleges in Maine.

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12. The University of Maine at Fort Kent

23 University Drive
Fort Kent, ME 04743-1292
(207) 834-7500

The University of Maine at Fort Kent, which is near the center of the city, is in Fort Kent, ME. It offers 13 programs. Of those, it offers students one degree at the associate's level and 12 bachelor's level degrees. It is one of 9 liberal arts colleges in Maine.

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13. The University of New England

11 Hills Beach Rd
Biddeford, ME 04005-9599
(207) 283-0171

The University of New England, which is 4.0 miles from the center of the city, is in Biddeford, ME. It offers 50 programs. Specifically, this research university offers seven certificates to students, two degrees at the associate's level, 30 degrees at the bachelor's level, nine degrees at the master's level, and two degrees at the doctorate level. UNE is the only institutions with a medical school in Maine.

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14. Central Maine Community College

1250 Turner Street
Auburn, ME 04210-6498
(207) 755-5100

Central Maine Community College, which is 2.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Auburn, ME. This college offers 36 programs. Of those, this community college offers students 14 certificates and 22 associate's level degrees. This community college is one of 8 community colleges in Maine.

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15. The Landing School of Boat Building and Design

286 River Rd
Arundel, ME 4046
(207) 985-7976

The Landing School of Boat Building and Design offers four programs. It offers four certificates to students. This school, which is near the center of the city, is located in Arundel, ME.

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16. The Maine College of Art

522 Congress St.
Portland, ME 04101-3494
(207) 775-3052

The Maine College of Art offers 13 programs. Of those, it offers students one certificate, 11 bachelor's level degrees, and one master's level degree. This school, which is 0.5 miles from the center of the city, is in Portland, ME.

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17. The Central Maine Medical Center College of Nursing and Health Professions

70 Middle Street
Lewiston, ME 4240
(207) 795-2840

The Central Maine Medical Center College of Nursing and Health Professions, which is near the center of the city, is in Lewiston, ME and this school offers one program. This school is the only nursing school in Maine.

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18. Eastern Maine Community College

354 Hogan Rd
Bangor, ME 4401
(207) 974-4600

Eastern Maine Community College, which is 2.5 miles from the center of the city, is in Bangor, ME. It offers 48 programs. Specifically, this community college offers students 19 certificates and 29 associate's level degrees. It is one of 8 community colleges in Maine and the fifth biggest institution in the state of Maine.

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19. The Spa Tech Institute - Westbrook

100 Larrabee Road
Westbrook, ME 4092
(207) 591-4141

The Spa Tech Institute-Westbrook offers three programs. Students are offered three certificates by it. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Westbrook, ME. This school is one of 6 vocational schools in Maine.

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20. The Birthwise Midwifery School

24 South High Street
Bridgton, ME 04009-1110
(207) 647-5968

The Birthwise Midwifery School offers one program and this school, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Bridgton, ME.

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21. Bates College

2 Andrews Road
Lewiston, ME 4240
(207) 786-6000

Bates College, which is 0.7 miles from the center of the city, is located in Lewiston, ME. It offers 36 programs. This liberal arts college offers 36 bachelor's level degrees to students. It is one of 9 liberal arts colleges in Maine.

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22. Empire Beauty School - Maine

319 Marginal Way
Portland, ME 4101
(207) 774-9413

Empire Beauty School-Maine, which is 0.4 miles from the center of the city, is located in Portland, ME. It offers four programs. This school offers students four certificates. It is one of 6 vocational schools in Maine.

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23. The Spa Tech Institute - Portland

1041 Brighton Ave
Portland, ME 4102
(207) 772-2591

The Spa Tech Institute-Portland offers three programs. It offers students three certificates. This vocational school, which is near the center of the city, is in Portland, ME. This school is one of 6 vocational schools in Maine.

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24. The University of Maine at Machias

116 O'Brien Ave
Machias, ME 04654-1397
(207) 255-1200

The University of Maine at Machias, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Machias, ME. UMM offers 14 programs. Out of those, this school offers students two associate's level degrees and 12 bachelor's level degrees. UMM is one of 9 liberal arts colleges in Maine.

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25. The Bangor Theological Seminary

Two College Circle
Bangor, ME 04402-0411
(207) 942-6781x126

The Bangor Theological Seminary, which is 1.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Bangor, ME. It offers three programs. Specifically, it offers students one certificate, one degree at the master's level, and one doctorate level degree.

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26. Bowdoin College

5700 College Station - President's Office
Brunswick, ME 04011-8448
(207) 725-3000

Bowdoin College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Brunswick, ME. Bowdoin offers 42 programs. It offers 42 degrees at the bachelor's level to students. This school is one of 9 liberal arts colleges in Maine and the ninth biggest institution in the state of Maine.

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27. The University of Maine at Presque Isle

181 Main St
Presque Isle, ME 04769-2888
(207) 768-9400

The University of Maine at Presque Isle, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Presque Isle, ME. It offers 27 programs. Specifically, students are offered four associate's level degrees by it and 23 degrees at the bachelor's level. It is one of 15 public post-secondary institutions in Maine.

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28. The InterCoast Career Institute - South Portland

207 Gannett Dr
South Portland, ME 4106
(207) 822-9802

The InterCoast Career Institute-South Portland, which is 5.8 miles from the center of the city, is in South Portland, ME. It offers five programs. It offers five certificates to students. It is one of 6 vocational schools in Maine.

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29. The University of Maine at Farmington

224 Main St
Farmington, ME 04938-9978
(207) 778-7000

The University of Maine at Farmington offers 43 programs. Out of those, students are offered 42 bachelor's level degrees by it and one master's level degree. UMF, which is near the center of the city, is located in Farmington, ME. This school is one of 9 liberal arts colleges in Maine.

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30. York County Community College

112 College Drive
Wells, ME 4090
(207) 646-9282

York County Community College offers 11 programs. Out of those, students are offered three certificates by this college and eight degrees at the associate's level. This community college, which is 1.2 miles from the center of the city, is located in Wells, ME. It is one of 8 community colleges in Maine.

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31. Beal College

99 Farm Road
Bangor, ME 4401
(207) 947-4591

Beal College offers 11 programs. Specifically, students are offered one certificate by this college and ten associate's level degrees. This college, which is near the center of the city, is in Bangor, ME. It is one of 8 community colleges in Maine.

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32. The College of the Atlantic

105 Eden Street
Bar Harbor, ME 4609
(207) 288-5015

The College of the Atlantic offers two programs. Out of those, it offers one degree at the bachelor's level to students and one degree at the master's level. This very small school, which is near the center of the city, is in Bar Harbor, ME. It is one of 9 liberal arts colleges in Maine.

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33. Kennebec Valley Community College

92 Western Ave
Fairfield, ME 04937-1367
(207) 453-5000

Kennebec Valley Community College offers 41 programs. Of those, students are offered 17 certificates by it and 24 degrees at the associate's level. This community college, which is 0.5 miles from the center of the city, is located in Fairfield, ME. This college is one of 8 community colleges in Maine.

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34. The University of Southern Maine

96 Falmouth St
Portland, ME 4103
(207) 780-4141

The University of Southern Maine, which is 1.1 miles from the center of the city, is located in Portland, ME. USM offers 100 programs. More specifically, USM offers seven certificates to students, three degrees at the associate's level, 52 degrees at the bachelor's level, 35 degrees at the master's level, and three degrees at the doctorate level. This university is one of 3 research universities in Maine and the second biggest institution in the state of Maine.

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35. Saint Joseph's College of Maine

278 Whites Bridge Rd
Standish, ME 04084-5236
(207) 892-6766

Saint Joseph's College of Maine, which is 7.0 miles from the center of the city, is in Standish, ME. It offers 50 programs. Of those, students are offered four certificates by this liberal arts college, three associate's level degrees, 38 degrees at the bachelor's level, and five degrees at the master's level. This small school is one of 9 liberal arts colleges in Maine.

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36. Southern Maine Community College

2 Fort Road
South Portland, ME 04106-1698
(207) 741-5500

Southern Maine Community College offers 47 programs. Out of those, it offers 14 certificates to students and 33 associate's level degrees. This college, which is 0.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in South Portland, ME. This medium-sized college is one of 8 community colleges in Maine and the sixth biggest institution in the state of Maine.

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37. The University of Maine

University of Maine
Orono, ME 4469
(207) 581-1110

The University of Maine, which is near the center of the city, is located in Orono, ME. It offers 214 programs. Specifically, students are offered 11 certificates by this university, 86 bachelor's level degrees, 76 master's level degrees, and 41 degrees at the doctorate level. This university is one of 3 research universities in Maine and the largest institution in the state of Maine.

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38. Husson University

1 College Circle
Bangor, ME 04401-2999
(207) 941-7000

Husson University, which is 1.7 miles from the center of the city, is in Bangor, ME. It offers 42 programs. Of those, this school offers six certificates to students, five associate's level degrees, 22 bachelor's level degrees, eight degrees at the master's level, and one degree at the doctorate level.

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