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2023 Top Private Universities in Maine

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  1. #1 Top Private Universities in Maine.

    Bowdoin College

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    4 Year,

    BRUNSWICK, ME,

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

    Featured Review: Freshman says Choosing Bowdoin was the best decision of my life! They truly value the liberal arts model AND have great STEM programs. care deeply about the student experience. I would recommend it to absolutely....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 9%,

    Net Price: $25,622,

    SAT Range: 1360-1510,

  2. #3 Top Private Universities in Maine.

    Colby College

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    4 Year,

    WATERVILLE, ME,

    553 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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  5. Thomas College

    4 Year,

    WATERVILLE, ME,

    275 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..

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    Overall Niche Grade: C,

    Acceptance Rate: 100%,

    Net Price: $21,934,

    SAT Range: 790-1000,

  6. Unity College

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    4 Year,

    UNITY, ME,

    280 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 280 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 100%,

    Net Price: $27,070,

  7. Maine College of Art & Design

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    4 Year,

    PORTLAND, ME,

    172 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 172 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C,

    Acceptance Rate: 70%,

    Net Price: $33,486,

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