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Find out what your college options are in the Pine Tree State and how much they cost.

November 05, 2014

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University of Maine, Augusta offers online courses to Maine Army National Guardsmen in Afghanistan.

By Christopher Geno

The great state of Maine may be small, but it has dozens of colleges to choose from. Check out the facts on tuition, enrollment and top programs for the biggest schools in Maine whether you’re looking for a two-year degree, four-year degree or transfer program.

6. Saint Josephs College of Maine

Type of College: Private

Enrollment: 2,847

Cost: $30,030

Best Programs: Health Professions, Business, Education

Fun fact: Charlie Furbush, MLB pitcher currently with the Seattle Mariners, attended Saint Joseph’s College of Maine.

5. University of Maine, Augusta

Type of College: Public

Enrollment: 6,000

Cost: In-state: $217 per credit, Out-of-state: $525 per credit

Best Programs: Health Professions, Liberal Arts, Business

Fun fact: University of Maine, Augusta offers online courses to Maine Army National Guardsmen in Afghanistan.

4. Southern Maine Community College

Type of College: Community college

Enrollment: 7,574

Cost: In-state: $86 per credit, Out-of-state: $172 per credit

Best Programs: Liberal Studies, Business Administration, Nursing

Fun fact: Southern Maine Community College was first established in 1946 to serve returning WWII veterans.

3. University of New England

Type of College: Private

Enrollment: 8,085

Cost: $43,120

Best Programs: Health Professions, Biology, Parks and Recreation

Fun fact: University of New England has the only medical school in Maine, and 10 percent of all physicians practicing in the state graduated from this school.

2. University of Maine

Type of College: Public

Enrollment: 10,901

Cost: In-state: $279 per credit, Out-of-state: $841 per credit

Best Programs: Marine Science, Climate Change, Forestry

Fun fact: Writer Stephen King graduated from the University of Maine.

1. University of Southern Maine

Type of College: Public Trucos, Productos, Consejos y de todo para lucir un espectacular cabello rizado Todo para pelo rizado

Enrollment: 10,974

Cost: In-state: $253 per credit, Out-of-state: $665 per credit

Best Programs: Health Professions, Business and Marketing, Social Sciences

Fun fact: The University of Southern Maine is one of only two Maine schools with an accredited Computer Science degree.

Quick Tips

  • Tourism, Shipbuilding/Construction and Biotechnology are large sectors for Maine students looking for employment.
  • Maine is ranked 34th in the nation in personal income.
  • In-demand jobs that require a bachelor’s degree in Maine are accountants and auditors, all teachers and managerial positions.

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