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Cheapest Colleges in Maine

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

Which Maine Colleges are the Cheapest?

Lower in-state tuition can allow students in Maine to save money by not having to take out large student loans. By attending a college with low in-state tuition, you are helping yourself gain financial stability after you graduate, which can open up many opportunities as you are not bogged down by debt. Another big benefit of low in-state tuition is knowing you can easily budget for each semester. Budgeting properly during college life is a very important factor to consider while gaining your post secondary education. Browse through our list of Maine colleges offering the lowest in-state tuition rates!

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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