Best Colleges in Maine

Would you take mountains and a coastline view with a side of freshly caught lobster? Butted-up against Canada and bordered on two sides by the Atlantic, Maine is a state full of epic scenery‚Ķand epic education. The majority of Maine's residents live in the greater Portland area, home to 4 college and university campuses. Other campuses across the state - in populous Bangor, Lewiston, Auburn, Orono, Castine, and more—offer leading programs in engineering, business, life and environmental sciences, information and library sciences, and more. With an unemployment rate of 5.6%, lower than the national average, Maine is a state lush with job opportunities in agriculture, business, tourism, and environmental sciences.

The Pine Tree State is home to 83% forestland: Acadia National Park, Appalachian Mountains, and countless coastal cliffs, bays and inlets. Its unique positioning in the most northeastern tip of the United States makes it a national anchor for the transportation, shipbuilding industries, and commercial fishing - especially lobster and clams. So besides deciding on a major, a big question for you here in Maine will be "How do you take your lobster roll?" Wikipedia, "Maine" Bureau of Labor Statistics

*Wikipedia, “Maine” *Bureau of Labor Statistics

Best Four Year Universities in Maine

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  • Bachelor's
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  • Certificates
  • Less than 2 years (below associate)
  • At least 2 but less than 4 years
  • Four or more years
  • Private for-profit
  • Private not-for-profit
  • Public

Best Community Colleges in Maine

  • Associate's
  • Bachelor's
  • Master's
  • Doctoral
  • Certificates
  • Less than 2 years (below associate)
  • At least 2 but less than 4 years
  • Four or more years
  • Private for-profit
  • Private not-for-profit
  • Public