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2023 Best Colleges in Maine

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  1. #1 Best Colleges in Maine.

    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,

  2. #3 Best Colleges in Maine.

    Colby College

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    4 Year,

    WATERVILLE, ME,

    551 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Colby is a really great school, and all that I was looking for academically. While the workload for some of my classes took a little bit of transitioning towards, I feel like I am being challenged...Personally, I like the smaller campus size. It's easy to navigate and get around, but there's still a pretty wide expanse so you don't feel suffocated. However, because it is a small campus, there...There is a lack of diversity, but also more diversity than I was expecting from a college in the middle of nowhere Maine..

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 10%,

    Net Price: $18,552,

    SAT Range: 1380-1520,

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  4. #4 Best Colleges in Maine.

    Maine Maritime Academy

    4 Year,

    CASTINE, ME,

    167 Niche users give it an average review of 3.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Maine Maritime is a school unlike any other, even amongst the other maritime schools. Located in rural Maine with a population of only 4,000, students develop a close-knit sense of community. The...Maine Maritime Academy itself is located on the Castine Peninsula in Maine, overlooking the Penobscot Bay Area. With the nearest metropolitan area an hour away, students rely on interaction with...Through this comradery, alumni fulfil the school's mission to establish future leaders of industry..

    Read 167 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 52%,

    Net Price: $18,739,

    SAT Range: 1000-1160,

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  6. University of Maine at Farmington

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    4 Year,

    FARMINGTON, ME,

    413 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I loved my experience at UMF in the early childhood special education program! It was a small cohort, so I really got to know my peers well over the four years and developed excellent rapport with...The best aspect of my program was that I started my practicum experiences my sophomore year. Most teacher prep programs don't send students into the field until their junior, or in some cases, senior...UMF worked hard to listen to its students and genuinely took its students perspective into account when making changes for safety, diversity, equity, and community engagement. If I could spend....

    Read 413 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 95%,

    Net Price: $14,492,

  7. University of Maine at Fort Kent

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    4 Year,

    FORT KENT, ME,

    119 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says My experience in this college during my freshman year has been excellent so far. What I enjoy about this college is the safety, this is one of the safest places I have ever been, people here leave...Also, in this campus you can find a lot of diversity. International students are more than half of the students on campus. You can find students from every continent. This benefits you a lot....

    Read 119 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Acceptance Rate: 100%,

    Net Price: $12,162,

    SAT Range: 880-1070,

  8. 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....

    Read 765 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C,

    Acceptance Rate: 88%,

    Net Price: $12,072,

    SAT Range: 950-1160,

  9. Thomas College

    4 Year,

    WATERVILLE, ME,

    274 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Graduate Student says Thomas College truly lives by their mission statement. They are eager to help at every obstacle. At Thomas College you really do matter to everyone on staff as well as in the college's community of...I have attended Thomas College once already. I feel I can speak on the complications of beginning your higher education and adult life. Thomas College is an institution anyone can stand behind Thomas...I hope to be able to continue with this institution and complete a second degree in education..

    Read 274 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C,

    Acceptance Rate: 100%,

    Net Price: $21,934,

    SAT Range: 790-1000,

  10. Unity College

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    4 Year,

    UNITY, ME,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says Overall, I think this is a good school for those that want to learn. At times, it doesn't seem challenging, but they definitely open the doors and provide the materials and way to really dig deep...Throughout my time here so far, I wish they had less adjunct faculty, and hired more full-time staff to develop some of these programs. This hasn't prevented their programs from evolving though....Overall, I think this school is a good school. It's challenging at times, but overall if you get ahead of the ball and knock things out early, and don't procrastinate, you will be just fine. For...Check it out, I think it's worth looking into!.

    Read 276 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 100%,

    Net Price: $27,070,

  11. 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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