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27 Colleges
2,767 Yearly Graduations
$43,471 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$27,722 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In terms of yearly trade school graduations, Maine is ranked #43 in the country with 2,767 degrees handed out in 2019. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $10,868 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $15,920 a year.

About 58% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $6,931 per year.

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#1

Northeast Technical Institute

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

The total student population at Northeast Technical Institute is 199, which includes 159 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 7 to 1.

Approximately 43% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,340 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Public Public vs. Private
254 Yearly Degrees
$3,882 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 515 full-time undergraduates at Kennebec Valley Community College, and 2,297 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Approximately 34% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,803 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,900 during the early-career years.

#3

Southern Maine Community College

South Portland, Maine
Public Public vs. Private
214 Yearly Degrees
$3,880 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,993 full-time undergraduates at SMCC, and 5,789 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

39% of SMCC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,418 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.0% is close to 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.

#4

Spa Tech Institute-Westbrook

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

The total student population at Spa Tech Institute-Westbrook is 226, which includes 136 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Roughly 71% of students at Spa Tech Institute-Westbrook take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,487 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $20,900 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
195 Yearly Degrees
$3,890 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Eastern Maine Community College is 2,042, which includes 764 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

39% of Eastern Maine Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,775 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 Eastern Maine Community College is $28,600.

Public Public vs. Private
169 Yearly Degrees
$8,378 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Maine at Augusta is 4,202, of which 4,165 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,469 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

45% of UMA students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,508 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UMA is $23,900.

#7

University of New England

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

There are 4,065 undergraduates at UNE, of which 2,292 are full-time, and there are 7,208 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Around 87% of students who apply get accepted. Around 30% of accepted students are men, and 70% are women.

Approximately 96% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $11,996 a year. UNE has a 2.5% 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 UNE is $36,400.

Public Public vs. Private
117 Yearly Degrees
$3,844 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Central Maine Community College is 3,115, which includes 940 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Approximately 42% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,814 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.9% 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.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
111 Yearly Degrees
$38,820 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,329 undergraduates at Saint Joseph’s Maine, of which 853 are full-time, and there are 1,967 students altogether. It takes the average Saint Joseph’s Maine undergraduate about 4.1 years to complete their degree.

Around 87% of students who apply get accepted. Around 34% of accepted students are men, and 66% are women.

Approximately 90% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $11,486 a year. Saint Joseph’s Maine has a 4.8% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national 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.

#10

Capilo School of Hair Design

Augusta, Maine
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
108 Yearly Degrees

There are 149 full-time undergraduates at Capilo School of Hair Design, and 149 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

65% of Capilo School of Hair Design students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,370 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

#11

University of Maine

Orono, Maine
Public Public vs. Private
107 Yearly Degrees
$11,744 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 11,741 students at UMaine in total, 9,465 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 7,847 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Around 92% of students who apply get accepted. Around 46% of accepted students are men, and 54% are women.

Roughly 63% of students at UMaine take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $8,790 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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

#12

University of Southern Maine

Portland, Maine
Public Public vs. Private
100 Yearly Degrees
$9,528 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Southern Maine is 8,022, of which 6,098 students are undergraduates and of those, 3,773 are full-time. For undergraduates at University of Southern Maine, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

Around 88% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

61% of University of Southern Maine students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,747 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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

Public Public vs. Private
99 Yearly Degrees
$3,850 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Washington County Community College is 354, which includes 160 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 7 to 1.

Roughly 21% of students at Washington County Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,207 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $22,600 during the early-career years.

#14

Beal College

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

There are 493 full-time undergraduates at Beal College, and 493 students altogether. The freshman retention rate at Beal College is 88%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

Roughly 89% of students at Beal College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $13,147 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Beal College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $22,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#15

Northern Maine Community College

Presque Isle, Maine
Public Public vs. Private
93 Yearly Degrees
$3,830 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 347 full-time undergraduates at Northern Maine Community College, and 775 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Roughly 32% of students at Northern Maine Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,108 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Northern Maine Community College is $24,200.

#16

Empire Beauty School-Maine

Portland, Maine
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
89 Yearly Degrees

There are 115 full-time undergraduates at Empire Beauty School-Maine, and 158 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

52% of Empire Beauty School-Maine students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,212 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Empire Beauty School-Maine with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $15,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#17

Maine Maritime Academy

Castine, Maine
Public Public vs. Private
76 Yearly Degrees
$14,058 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 928 undergraduates at Maine Maritime, of which 901 are full-time, and there are 941 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Maine Maritime is 4.3 years.

About 52% of students who apply get accepted. Around 75% of accepted students are men, and 25% are women.

93% of Maine Maritime students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $12,383 a year. Maine Maritime has a 2.1% 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 Maine Maritime is $75,200.

Public Public vs. Private
75 Yearly Degrees
$3,720 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at York County Community College is 1,575, which includes 349 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Approximately 20% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $3,818 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.5% 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.

#19

Husson University

Bangor, Maine
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
61 Yearly Degrees
$19,160 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,473 students at Husson in total, 2,679 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,264 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Husson is 4.5 years.

About 85% of students who apply get accepted. Around 38% of accepted students are men, and 62% are women.

85% of Husson students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,768 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
47 Yearly Degrees

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Harris School of Business - Sanford Campus is $23,200.

#21

The Landing School

Arundel, Maine
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
46 Yearly Degrees
$25,012 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at The Landing School is 48, which includes 48 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 7 to 1.

Roughly 50% of students at The Landing School take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,964 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $38,100 during the early-career years.

#22

University of Maine at Farmington

Farmington, Maine
Public Public vs. Private
22 Yearly Degrees
$9,572 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,862 students at UMaine Farmington in total, 1,582 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,414 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UMaine Farmington is 4.2 years.

Around 95% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 30% are men and 70% are women.

Roughly 76% of students at UMaine Farmington take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,729 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,200 during the early-career years.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
19 Yearly Degrees
$13,905 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 216 students at MCHP in total, 69 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 45%. Around 22% of accepted students are men, and 78% are women.

50% of MCHP students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,634 a year.

Students who graduate from MCHP with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $50,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#24

University of Maine at Presque Isle

Presque Isle, Maine
Public Public vs. Private
16 Yearly Degrees
$8,585 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Maine at Presque Isle is 1,467, which includes 713 full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UMPI is 4.4 years.

Around 99% of students who apply get accepted. Around 34% of accepted students are men, and 66% are women.

66% of UMPI students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,338 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UMPI with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
4 Yearly Degrees
$8,252 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 762 students at University of Maine-Machias in total, 274 are full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at University of Maine-Machias, the average graduation time is 4.5 years.

Roughly 44% of students at University of Maine-Machias take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,201 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $23,200 during the early-career years.

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