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Lowest In-State Cost Maine Colleges

Public, private, big and small -- Maine’s colleges are all right here. Find and compare Maine colleges with the free CollegeStats database.

List of Maine Colleges with the Lowest In-State Cost

There are many expenses that may be small on their own, but when added up altogether, can turn out to be a very high amount. Going to a college with low overall costs can help you maintain peace of mind, as you are able to be sure all your living expenses, tuition, and other expenses are covered each semester. It's important to consider how much on-campus living could cost, or rent fees at a nearby living space, the cost of food and transportation, and several other expenses that can pop up any day. Discover Maine's colleges that offer the lowest in-state costs using our list below.

Rank School Name City State Net Cost School Level Retention Rate In-State Cost
1

Northern Maine Community College

Presque Isle

ME

$10,405

2 year

54.17%

$2,700

2

Central Maine Community College

Auburn

ME

$8,683

2 year

59.45%

$2,700

3

Southern Maine Community College

South Portland

ME

$9,817

2 year

56.04%

$2,700

4

Eastern Maine Community College

Bangor

ME

$8,997

2 year

62.47%

$2,700

5

Kennebec Valley Community College

Fairfield

ME

$8,523

2 year

57.33%

$2,700

6

Washington County Community College

Calais

ME

$5,329

2 year

55.86%

$2,700

7

York County Community College

Wells

ME

$9,033

2 year

61.49%

$2,700

8

University of Maine at Augusta

Augusta

ME

$9,136

4 year

49.21%

$6,510

9

University of Southern Maine

Portland

ME

$16,484

4 year

65.22%

$6,578

10

University of Maine at Presque Isle

Presque Isle

ME

$10,374

4 year

50.56%

$6,600

11

University of Maine at Fort Kent

Fort Kent

ME

$12,965

4 year

64.23%

$6,600

12

University of Maine at Machias

Machias

ME

$9,791

4 year

76.06%

$6,600

13

Maine College of Health Professions

Lewiston

ME

N/A

2 year

50%

$8,092

14

University of Maine at Farmington

Farmington

ME

$14,754

4 year

74.66%

$8,352

15

University of Maine

Orono

ME

$16,505

4 year

76.83%

$8,370

16

Maine Maritime Academy

Castine

ME

$18,089

4 year

78.38%

$9,440

17

Kaplan University-Maine Campus

S Portland

ME

N/A

4 year

42.86%

$10,080

18

Kaplan University-Augusta Campus

Augusta

ME

N/A

4 year

30.77%

$10,080

19

Birthwise Midwifery School

Bridgton

ME

N/A

2 year

100%

$11,635

20

Husson University

Bangor

ME

N/A

4 year

76.84%

$15,717

21

New England School of Communications

Bangor

ME

N/A

4 year

N/A

$15,717

22

The Landing School

Arundel

ME

N/A

2 year

100%

$19,713

23

Thomas College

Waterville

ME

N/A

4 year

67.32%

$22,830

24

Unity College

Unity

ME

N/A

4 year

73.97%

$24,620

25

Saint Joseph's College of Maine

Standish

ME

N/A

4 year

76.97%

$30,800

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