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Liberal Arts Schools in Maine

There are 18 schools in the state of Maine offering liberal arts programs. 556 students graduated with degrees from Maine liberal arts schools in 2010. 357 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 194 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 543 students graduate from programs in Maine in liberal arts each year. Specifically, 357 students graduated with a liberal arts degree at the associate's level, 194 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and five with a master's level degree.

18 liberal arts schools are located in this state. And out of these, 14 schools are public, while four schools are private. Public liberal arts school tuition varies from $7,075 to $10,142, while tuition at a private liberal arts school varies from $13,450 to $29,330.

Average tuition for programs in liberal arts is $13,640. The highest tuition for liberal arts programs, which is $29,330 every year, is at the University of New England, while the lowest tuition in this state, which is $7,075 every year, is at the University of Maine at Fort Kent.

Maine liberal arts schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees.

Liberal Arts Program Completions in Maine 2006 - 2010

On average, 543 students graduate from programs in Maine in liberal arts each year. Specifically, 357 students graduated with a liberal arts degree at the associate's level, 194 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and five with a master's level degree.

Liberal Arts Program Completions in Maine 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 1
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 0
  • Associate 2006: 266
  • Associate 2007: 289
  • Associate 2008: 348
  • Associate 2009: 349
  • Associate 2010: 357
  • Bachelor 2006: 167
  • Bachelor 2007: 120
  • Bachelor 2008: 177
  • Bachelor 2009: 179
  • Bachelor 2010: 194
  • Master 2006: 9
  • Master 2007: 3
  • Master 2008: 4
  • Master 2009: 4
  • Master 2010: 5

Liberal Arts Program Availability in Maine

Schools in Maine offer a total of 31 liberal arts programs. Of these programs, approximately 48.4% are programs at the associate's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level and the masters level.

Liberal Arts Program Availability in Maine

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 15
  • Bachelor: 14
  • Master: 1

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 48740
  • 25th Percentile: 56660
  • Median: 68280
  • 75th Percentile: 83990
  • 90th Percentile: 95700

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 39460
  • 25th Percentile: 45310
  • Median: 58710
  • 75th Percentile: 83950
  • 90th Percentile: 111620

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 38490
  • 25th Percentile: 46920
  • Median: 60670
  • 75th Percentile: 79100
  • 90th Percentile: 106410

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 57840
  • Median Salary 2007: 60020
  • Median Salary 2008: 62120
  • Median Salary 2009: 66680
  • Median Salary 2010: 68280
  • Total Employed 2006: 30
  • Total Employed 2007: 30
  • Total Employed 2008: 30
  • Total Employed 2009: 50
  • Total Employed 2010: 50

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 43260
  • Median Salary 2007: 49170
  • Median Salary 2008: 66690
  • Median Salary 2009: 67660
  • Median Salary 2010: 58710
  • Total Employed 2006: 100
  • Total Employed 2007: 110
  • Total Employed 2008: 90
  • Total Employed 2009: 100
  • Total Employed 2010: 160

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 47800
  • Median Salary 2007: 51000
  • Median Salary 2008: 52870
  • Median Salary 2009: 56710
  • Median Salary 2010: 60670
  • Total Employed 2006: 260
  • Total Employed 2007: 280
  • Total Employed 2008: 300
  • Total Employed 2009: 310
  • Total Employed 2010: 290

Maine vs National Liberal Arts Employment

Maine vs National Liberal Arts Employment

  • Employed in Maine: 0.499% (500)

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1. Northern Maine Community College

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

Northern Maine Community College is located in Presque Isle, ME. It offers two liberal arts programs. This college offers students two associate's level liberal arts degrees. 1,116 students pursue degrees in 35 Northern Maine Community College programs, overall.

2. Unity College

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

Founded in 1965, Unity College is a 4-year institution. This school is located in Unity, Maine, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Students are offered three degrees at the associates level and 19 degrees at the bachelors level by it. 584 students pursued degrees from the 20 programs at Unity in 2010. This school offers subjects such as healthcare and forestry. The New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education accredits it. This school is one of 9 liberal arts colleges in Maine.

3. The University of Maine at Augusta

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

The University of Maine at Augusta offers two liberal arts programs. Out of those, students are offered one liberal arts degree at the associate's level by it and one bachelor's level liberal arts degree. 5,652 students seek degrees in 38 programs at UMA, overall.

4. Thomas College

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

Thomas College, which is very close to Waterville, Maine, is located in a rural setting. It offers two liberal arts programs. More specifically, this school offers students one associate's level liberal arts degree and one degree at the bachelor's level in liberal arts. 984 students seek degrees in 26 programs at this school, overall.

5. Washington County Community College

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

Washington County Community College offers one program in liberal arts and this college, which is very close to Calais, Maine, is located in a rural area. This college is a public 2-year institution.

6. 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 is in Fort Kent, Maine, where students can enjoy a rural setting. UMFK offers two liberal arts programs. Specifically, this liberal arts college offers students one liberal arts degree at the associate's level and one degree at the bachelor's level in liberal arts. 1,073 students seek degrees in 13 programs at this school, overall. It is the tenth largest institution in the state of Maine offering liberal arts in terms of programs.

7. The University of New England

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

The University of New England offers one liberal arts program and UNE, which is near the center of the city, is in Biddeford, ME. Overall, 5,168 students pursue degrees in 50 programs at this university.

8. Central Maine Community College

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

Central Maine Community College, which is very close to Auburn, Maine, is in a rural setting. This college offers two programs in liberal arts. Out of those, this college offers students one liberal arts certificate and one associate's level degree in liberal arts. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the biggest institution in the state of Maine offering liberal arts.

9. 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 and it offers one liberal arts program. This public college is a public 2-year institution.

10. Bates College

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

Founded in 1855, Bates College is a 4-year institution. This school, which is 0.7 miles from the center of the city, is in Lewiston, ME. It is the the fifth oldest and the 14th biggest institution in the state of Maine. Students are offered 36 bachelors level degrees by it. 1,725 students pursued degrees from the 36 programs at this school in 2010. Bates offers subjects including sociology and art. It is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education. This school is one of 9 liberal arts colleges in Maine.

11. The University of Maine at Machias

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

The University of Maine at Machias is located in Machias, Maine, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in liberal arts. 951 students seek degrees in 14 programs at this school, overall.

12. 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 offers two programs in liberal arts. Specifically, it offers students one liberal arts degree at the associate's level and one bachelor's level degree in liberal arts. It is in Presque Isle, Maine, where students can enjoy a rural setting. 1,434 students seek degrees in 27 UMPI programs, overall.

13. The University of Maine at Farmington

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

The University of Maine at Farmington offers three liberal arts programs. It offers three degrees at the bachelor's level in liberal arts to students. It is located in Farmington, Maine, where students can enjoy a rural setting. UMF is one of 9 liberal arts colleges in Maine. In terms of programs, this liberal arts college is the largest institution in the state of Maine offering liberal arts.

14. York County Community College

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

York County Community College is in Wells, Maine, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one liberal arts program. This college is one of 8 community colleges in Maine.

15. Kennebec Valley Community College

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

Kennebec Valley Community College is in town of Fairfield, Maine. It offers two liberal arts programs. It offers students two degrees at the associate's level in liberal arts. This community college is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, this college is the biggest institution in the state of Maine offering liberal arts.

16. The University of Southern Maine

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

The University of Southern Maine offers three liberal arts programs. Out of those, USM offers one associate's level liberal arts degree to students and two liberal arts degrees at the bachelor's level. This medium-sized university, which is 1.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Portland, ME. 9,654 students pursue degrees in 100 University of Southern Maine programs, overall. This university is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Maine offering liberal arts programs.

17. Saint Joseph's College of Maine

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

Saint Joseph's College of Maine is in Standish, Maine, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This school offers two liberal arts programs. Of those, students are offered one liberal arts degree at the associate's level by SJC and one bachelor's level liberal arts degree. Overall, 2,775 students seek degrees in 50 SJC programs.

18. Southern Maine Community College

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

Southern Maine Community College, which is 0.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is in South Portland, ME and it offers one liberal arts program. This college is a public 2-year institution. It is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Maine offering programs in liberal arts.

19. The University of Maine

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

The University of Maine is located in the suburbs of Orono, Maine. It offers two liberal arts programs. Out of those, it offers students one bachelor's level degree in liberal arts and one master's level liberal arts degree. 11,501 students pursue degrees in 214 University of Maine programs, overall. In terms of programs, this medium-sized university is the third largest institution in the state of Maine offering liberal arts.

20. 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 and Husson offers one liberal arts program.