Maine has a number of colleges and universities with different qualities that should be considered. From a safety standpoint, University of Southern Maine beats out University of Maine with a safety score of 94.2 out of 100 to 83.0 out of 100.

The average student loan varies from school to school with University of New England having the highest average outstanding student loan amount of $8793. However, students are able to save some money by searching online for cheap textbooks with our textbook search engine located in the sidebar.

When determining the best overall college or university in Maine, including multiple factors such as quality of education, safety, cost and student reviews – Bowdoin College scores highest with a 97.9 out of 100 score, followed by Colby College (96.8) and Bates College (93.5). For more detailed information on particular schools select from the list below:

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