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14 Colleges
1,025 Yearly Graduations
$44,757 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$26,872 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

Maine ranked #47 in the nation for nursing degrees handed out in 2019. Around 1,025 students received some type of diploma that year. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $11,189 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $15,902 a year.

An estimated 61% of college students in Maine take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,718 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

Public Public vs. Private
178 Yearly Degrees
$8,295 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 552 full-time undergraduates at UMFK, and 1,589 students altogether. For undergraduates at UMFK, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

Around 97% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 35% are men and 65% are women.

Roughly 53% of students at UMFK take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,284 a year. UMFK has a 8.4% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UMFK with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#2

University of Southern Maine

Portland, Maine
Public Public vs. Private
174 Yearly Degrees
$9,226 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Southern Maine is 8,429, of which 6,675 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,062 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

About 83% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

Approximately 60% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,833 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from University of Southern Maine is $33,000.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
136 Yearly Degrees
$36,720 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Saint Joseph’s College of Maine is 1,987, of which 1,317 students are undergraduates and of those, 880 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Saint Joseph’s Maine is 4.1 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 80%. Around 36% of accepted students are men, and 64% are women.

81% of Saint Joseph’s Maine students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $11,832 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Saint Joseph’s Maine with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $39,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#4

University of New England

Biddeford, Maine
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
115 Yearly Degrees
$38,750 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,483 students at UNE in total, 4,275 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,425 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 81%. Around 31% of accepted students are men, and 69% are women.

Approximately 96% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $10,248 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $36,400 during the early-career years.

#5

Husson University

Bangor, Maine
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
89 Yearly Degrees
$18,420 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,872 undergraduates at Husson, of which 2,404 are full-time, and there are 3,744 students altogether. It takes the average Husson undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

Around 86% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 43% are men and 57% are women.

84% of Husson students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,580 a year. Husson has a 8.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

#6

University of Maine

Orono, Maine
Public Public vs. Private
78 Yearly Degrees
$11,438 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Maine is 11,561, of which 9,430 students are undergraduates and of those, 8,060 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UMaine is 4.4 years.

Around 92% of students who apply get accepted. Around 47% of accepted students are men, and 53% are women.

66% of UMaine students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $9,114 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UMaine is $33,800.

#7

Southern Maine Community College

South Portland, Maine
Public Public vs. Private
67 Yearly Degrees
$3,784 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,384 students at SMCC in total, 2,347 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Roughly 43% of students at SMCC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,317 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from SMCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
53 Yearly Degrees
$13,855 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 183 students at MCHP in total, 55 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 6 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 82%. Around 11% of accepted students are men, and 89% are women.

Approximately 67% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,505 a year. MCHP has a 0.8% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from MCHP is $50,000.

Public Public vs. Private
36 Yearly Degrees
$3,817 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,406 students at Kennebec Valley Community College in total, 564 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

41% of Kennebec Valley Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,794 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Kennebec Valley Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#10

Northern Maine Community College

Presque Isle, Maine
Public Public vs. Private
32 Yearly Degrees
$3,741 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Northern Maine Community College is 829, which includes 384 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

44% of Northern Maine Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,114 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $24,200 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
29 Yearly Degrees
$3,784 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,198 full-time undergraduates at Central Maine Technical College, and 3,218 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 47% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,076 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Central Maine Technical College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
25 Yearly Degrees
$3,818 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Eastern Maine Community College is 2,457, which includes 1,018 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Approximately 49% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,054 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Eastern Maine Community College is $28,600.

Public Public vs. Private
13 Yearly Degrees
$8,168 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Maine at Augusta is 4,361, which includes 1,414 full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UMA is 4.8 years.

Roughly 56% of students at UMA take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,420 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $23,900 during the early-career years.

#14

University of Maine at Presque Isle

Presque Isle, Maine
Public Public vs. Private
0 Yearly Degrees
$8,330 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,445 students at UMPI in total, 616 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Around 95% of students who apply get accepted. Around 32% of accepted students are men, and 68% are women.

Approximately 73% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,880 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,800 during the early-career years.

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