Best Maine Community Colleges (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 11 community colleges serving 21,693 students in Maine (9 public colleges and 2 private colleges).
For Maine community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,764 per year for in-state students and $8,005 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $9,890 per year (view national tuition costs).
The best top ranked community colleges in California include Washington County Community College, Purdue University Global-Lewiston and Maine College of Health Professions.
Maine community colleges have a diversity score of 0.42, which is lower than the national average of 0.73 (view national diversity statistics).
Minority enrollment is 25% (majority Black and Hispanic) and the student:teacher ratio is 23:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(ME) School Average
American Indian
1%
Asian
1%
Hispanic
2%
Black
4%
White
75%
Two or more races
2%
Non Resident
1%
Unknown
14%
ME All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Top Ranked Maine Community Colleges (2022)

  • College Location Students
  • 70 Middle Street
    Lewiston, ME 04240
    (207) 795-2840

    177 students
  • 475 Lisbon Street
    Lewiston, ME 04240
    (207) 333-3300

    503 students
  • One College Drive
    Calais, ME 04619
    (207) 454-1000

    491 students
  • Beal College
    Private for-profit
    99 Farm Road
    Bangor, ME 04401
    (207) 947-4591

    207 students
  • 1250 Turner Street
    Auburn, ME 04210
    (207) 755-5100

    3,068 students
  • 354 Hogan Rd
    Bangor, ME 04401
    (207) 974-4600

    2,396 students
  • 92 Western Ave
    Fairfield, ME 04937
    (207) 453-5000

    2,473 students
  • 33 Edgemont Dr
    Presque Isle, ME 04769

    829 students
  • 2 Fort Road
    South Portland, ME 04106
    (207) 741-5500

    5,789 students
  • 46 University Dr
    Augusta, ME 04330
    (207) 621-3000

    4,128 students
  • 112 College Drive
    Wells, ME 04090
    (207) 646-9282

    1,632 students
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