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2023 Best Colleges in the Portland, ME Area

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  1. Bowdoin College

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    4 Year,

    BRUNSWICK, ME,

    715 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Bowdoin was an incredible place for me. Being within both 15 minutes from the ocean, and 30 minutes from Portland, made it an exciting place to reside that offered plenty in both nature and the city.....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 9%,

    Net Price: $25,622,

    SAT Range: 1360-1510,

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  3. University of Southern Maine

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    4 Year,

    PORTLAND, ME,

    765 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I am so glad I chose to go to USM! When I started going there, it was at the beginning of the pandemic and I was worried I wouldn't be supported the way I needed. But, I found that USM officials were....

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    Overall Niche Grade: C,

    Acceptance Rate: 88%,

    Net Price: $12,072,

    SAT Range: 950-1160,

  4. Maine College of Art & Design

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    4 Year,

    PORTLAND, ME,

    171 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Maine College of Art and Design is located in Portland Maine where there is a multitude of activities in the area to satisfy anyone's desire for entertainment.The food in the area is considered to be top-notch and some restaurants have gotten prestigious awards for their food.If you like walking around cities, this city has the beauty of old buildings and it is on the ocean bay so you can see many sailboats and islands in the city shopping center. Hospitals are not far away also and there are wonderful doctors and health spas in the area, They are also extremely diversified to help anyone that is sick and they are convenient to access from...Also, if you like to do yoga or exercise there are many great workout gyms.Also, there is a wonderful farmers' market in the park on weekends to get organic vegetables from and many wonderful supermarkets that have many available gluten-free and vegan options. All in all, a wonderful place to live..

    Read 171 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C,

    Acceptance Rate: 70%,

    Net Price: $33,486,

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