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24 Colleges
3,540 Yearly Graduations
$44,057 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$26,554 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In terms of yearly healthcare graduations, Maine is ranked #43 in the country with 3,540 degrees handed out in 2019. Students who are able to take advantage of in-state tuition will only pay an average of $11,014 per year to get their degree at a college in Maine, while out of state students will pay an average of $15,458 per year.

An estimated 61% of college students in Maine take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,639 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

University of New England

Biddeford, Maine
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
983 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 average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UNE is 4.1 years.

About 81% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 31% are men and 69% are women.

Roughly 96% of students at UNE take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $10,248 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UNE is $36,400.

#2

University of Southern Maine

Portland, Maine
Public Public vs. Private
334 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. For undergraduates at University of Southern Maine, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 83%. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

Roughly 60% of students at University of Southern Maine take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,833 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $33,000 during the early-career years.

#3

Husson University

Bangor, Maine
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
297 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. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

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

Approximately 84% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
270 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.

About 80% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

81% of Saint Joseph’s Maine students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount 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.

#5

Northeast Technical Institute

Scarborough, Maine
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
198 Yearly Degrees

There are 156 full-time undergraduates at Northeast Technical Institute, and 208 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Roughly 59% of students at Northeast Technical Institute take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,860 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

#6

Southern Maine Community College

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

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

Approximately 43% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from SMCC is $27,300.

Public Public vs. Private
190 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.

Approximately 41% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Kennebec Valley Community College is $26,900.

Public Public vs. Private
180 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. For undergraduates at UMA, the average graduation time is 4.8 years.

Approximately 56% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%.

Students who graduate from UMA with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $23,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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

The total student population at University of Maine at Fort Kent is 1,589, which includes 552 full-time undergraduates. 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.

Approximately 53% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,284 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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.

#10

University of Maine

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

There are 9,430 undergraduates at UMaine, of which 8,060 are full-time, and there are 11,561 students altogether. It takes the average UMaine undergraduate about 4.4 years to complete their degree.

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

Roughly 66% of students at UMaine take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $9,114 a year. UMaine has a 5.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $33,800 during the early-career years.

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

There are 2,457 students at Eastern Maine Community College in total, 1,018 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Roughly 49% of students at Eastern Maine Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount 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.

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

There are 55 full-time undergraduates at MCHP, and 183 students altogether. 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.

67% of MCHP students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount 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.

#13

Beal College

Bangor, Maine
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
69 Yearly Degrees

There are 390 students at Beal College in total, 390 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

74% of Beal College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,046 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $22,700 during the early-career years.

#14

Spa Tech Institute-Westbrook

Westbrook, Maine
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
59 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Spa Tech Institute-Westbrook is 231, which includes 184 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Approximately 71% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,450 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Spa Tech Institute-Westbrook is $20,900.

#15

Northern Maine Community College

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

There are 384 full-time undergraduates at Northern Maine Community College, and 829 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Roughly 44% of students at Northern Maine Community College take out loans to pay for college. 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%.

Students who graduate from Northern Maine Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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

The total student population at Central Maine Community College is 3,218, which includes 1,198 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

47% of Central Maine Technical College students take out loans to afford college costs. 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Central Maine Technical College is $27,900.

#17

University of Maine at Farmington

Farmington, Maine
Public Public vs. Private
48 Yearly Degrees
$9,344 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,674 undergraduates at UMaine Farmington, of which 1,505 are full-time, and there are 1,930 students altogether. It takes the average UMaine Farmington undergraduate about 4.3 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 83%. Around 32% of accepted students are men, and 68% are women.

76% of UMaine Farmington students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,238 a year. UMaine Farmington has a 4.7% 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 UMaine Farmington is $27,200.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
47 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Harris School of Business - Sanford Campus is 71, which includes 71 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 38 to 1.

50% of Harris School of Business - Sanford Campus students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,548 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Harris School of Business - Sanford Campus with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $23,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
39 Yearly Degrees
$3,630 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,630 students at York County Community College in total, 382 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Roughly 18% of students at York County Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $3,634 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from York County Community College is $24,400.

#20

University of Maine at Presque Isle

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

There are 1,445 students at UMPI in total, 616 are full-time undergraduates. It takes the average UMPI undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UMPI is $26,800.

#21

Birthwise Midwifery School

Bridgton, Maine
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
13 Yearly Degrees
$13,760 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Birthwise Midwifery School is 75, which includes 19 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

Roughly 100% of students at Birthwise Midwifery School take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $9,500 a year. Birthwise Midwifery School has a 4.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

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

The total student population at Washington County Community College is 403, which includes 204 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Roughly 39% of students at Washington County Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,784 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 25.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Washington County Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $22,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#23

Unity College

Unity, Maine
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
7 Yearly Degrees
$30,000 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Unity College is 931, of which 787 students are undergraduates and of those, 666 are full-time. For undergraduates at Unity, the average graduation time is 4.1 years.

Around 89% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

Approximately 87% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $10,048 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.9% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,100 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
4 Yearly Degrees
$8,036 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Maine at Machias is 659, which includes 325 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Approximately 41% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,166 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from University of Maine-Machias is $23,200.

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