List of colleges and universities in Maine

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The following is a list of colleges and universities in the U.S. state of Maine.

This list includes all schools that grant degrees at an associates level or higher, and are either accredited or in the process of accreditation by a recognized accrediting agency.


SchoolLocation(s)ControlType[1]Enrollment (2005)Founded
Andover CollegeLewiston and South PortlandPrivate
Associates college5901967[2]
Bangor Theological SeminaryBangorPrivate
(United Church of Christ)
Faith-based institution1391814[3]
Bates CollegeLewistonPrivateLiberal arts college1,6991855
Beal CollegeBangorPrivate
Associates college3731891[4]
Bowdoin CollegeBrunswickPrivateLiberal arts college1,6661794
Central Maine Community CollegeAuburnPublicAssociates college2,1461963[5]
Central Maine Medical Center School of NursingLewistonPrivateAssociates college1241891[citation needed]
Colby CollegeWatervillePrivateLiberal arts college1,8711813
College of the AtlanticBar HarborPrivateLiberal arts college3191969
Eastern Maine Community CollegeBangorPublicAssociates college1,8311966[6]
Husson UniversityBangor and South PortlandPrivateMasters university2,0931898
Kennebec Valley Community CollegeFairfieldPublicAssociates college1,7821969[7]
Maine College of ArtPortlandPrivateSchool of art4941882
Maine Maritime AcademyCastinePublicBaccalaureate college8391941
New England Bible CollegeSouth PortlandPrivateNot Classified50-601959
Northern Maine Community CollegePresque IslePublicAssociates college9211961[8]
Saint Joseph's College of MaineStandishPrivate
Masters university3,0001912
Southern Maine Community CollegeSouth PortlandPublicAssociates college4,4871946[9]
Thomas CollegeWatervillePrivateBaccalaureate college8751894
Unity CollegeUnityPrivateBaccalaureate college5281965
University of MaineOronoPublicResearch university11,4351865
University of Maine at AugustaAugustaPublicBaccalaureate college5,4941965
University of Maine at FarmingtonFarmingtonPublicBaccalaureate college2,4521863
University of Maine at Fort KentFort KentPublicBaccalaureate college1,1931878
University of Maine at MachiasMachiasPublicLiberal arts college1,1491909
University of Maine at Presque IslePresque IslePublicLiberal arts college1,5481903
University of New EnglandBiddeford and PortlandPrivateMasters university3,3121939
University of Southern MaineGorham and PortlandPublicMasters university10,9741878
Washington County Community CollegeCalaisPublicAssociates college3941969[10]
York County Community CollegeWellsPublicAssociates college8741994[11]

Out-of-state institutions[edit]

Defunct institutions[edit]

Bliss CollegeLewiston18971972
Casco Bay College
Eastern State Normal SchoolCastine18671942
Gorham State CollegeGorham18781970Merged with the University of Maine at Portland-Gorham after merger in 1970 with Portland campus of University of Maine; later changed to the University of Southern Maine
Immaculate Heart of Mary Institute
John F. Kennedy CollegeFort Kent19651975
Kents Hill Junior CollegeKents Hill
LaMennais CollegeAlfred19511959Moved to Canton, Ohio and became Walsh University.
Mid-State CollegeAugusta18672003[1]
Nasson CollegeSpringvale19121983
New England School of CommunicationsBangor19812014
Northern Conservatory of MusicBangor19291972[2]
Oblate College & SeminaryBar Harbor19411969
Ricker CollegeHoulton18481978
Westbrook CollegePortland18311996Merged with University of New England and became that institution's Portland campus.

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References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ School types are based on the categorization used by US News, which is a simplification of the 2005 Carnegie Classification. For schools not categorized by US News, the Carnegie Classification is used directly.
  2. ^ Andover College. "About Andover College". Retrieved September 29, 2007. 
  3. ^ Bangor Theological Seminary. "Catalog: Introduction". Retrieved September 29, 2007. 
  4. ^ Beal College. "Course Catalog" (PDF). p. 5. Retrieved September 29, 2007. 
  5. ^ Central Maine Community College. "About CM". Retrieved September 29, 2007. 
  6. ^ Eastern Maine Community College. "Our History". Retrieved September 29, 2007. 
  7. ^ Kennebec Valley Community College. "Fall 2006 Profile". Retrieved September 29, 2007. 
  8. ^ Northern Maine Community College. "About NMCC". Retrieved September 29, 2007. 
  9. ^ Southern Maine Community College. "History of SMCC". Retrieved September 29, 2007. 
  10. ^ Washington County Community College. "Student Handbook" (PDF). p. 6. Retrieved September 29, 2007. 
  11. ^ York County Community College. "History". Retrieved September 29, 2007. 
  12. ^ Southern New Hampshire University. "SNHU Maine; Southern New Hampshire University". Retrieved June 3, 2010. 

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