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    The scenic coastal New England state of Maine is home to over 50 colleges, universities, and technical schools. The largest school in the state is the University of Maine System, consisting of nine public universities led by the flagship campus of University of Maine, Orono, considered one of the best colleges in the northeast. When it comes to private schools in the state, the charming New England state offers a number of options, including the nationally recognized liberal art schools of Bowdoin College and Colby College, some of the best private colleges in the US. The Maine Community College System offers a variety of 2-year degree options with eight colleges to choose from, including Central Maine Community College and Kennebac Valley Community College.

    • Bowdoin College

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      5700 College Station - President's Office, Brunswick, ME 04011
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      The original SAT-optional college since 1969, Bowdoin has a proud Maine heritage that includes Gettysburg hero Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, who saved the Union line with a textbook maneuver after his troops ran out of ammunition, and one mid-19th century class ... learn more

      Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science, Liberal Arts College, Offers Baccalaureate Degrees
    • Colby College

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      4000 Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville, ME 04901
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      "This small, selective college located in the "frozen tundra" of the Maine "not far from civilization" offers a great liberal arts education. The "wealthy" students at Colby College work intensely, party with determination, exercise religiously, and rarely leave campus when ... learn more

      Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science, Liberal Arts College, Offers Baccalaureate Degrees
    • Bates College

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      2 Andrews Road, Lewiston, ME 04240
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      Founded by abolitionists in 1855 and egalitarian from its inception, Bates has an attractive campus in a Maine mill town that may have peaked before the 1964 Cassius Clay vs. Sonny Liston heavyweight prizefight. True to its origin, Bates continues ... learn more

      Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science, Liberal Arts College, Offers Baccalaureate Degrees
    • College of the Atlantic

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      105 Eden Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
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      "If you are the kind of person that joins a "fast to support Burma," the odds are "you fit the mold" at tiny, uncommon College of the Atlantic, a "hands-on, interactive" school with essentially one major: human ecology. COA's isolated ... learn more

      Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science, Liberal Arts College, Offers Baccalaureate Degrees
    • University of New England

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      11 Hills Beach Rd, Biddeford, ME 04005
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      Five-year programs in physical therapy and occupational therapy highlight the various health-related offerings at the University of New England, a small independent college on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean in Biddeford, ME. Practical experience is available at the university-run ... learn more

      Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Master's University, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science
    • Maine Maritime Academy

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      C3, Castine, ME 04420
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      "The next time a liberal arts college calls itself "challenging" or "unique," think of Maine Maritime Academy, a small engineering college about 40 miles south of Bangor. With "state-of-the-art engine rooms" and "a fleet of 60 seagoing training vessels" as ... learn more

      Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Offers Baccalaureate Degrees
    • University of Maine

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      168 College Avenue, Orono, ME 04469
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      University of Maine is college with 9182 students located in Orono, ME. learn more

      Research University, Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science, Land Grant
    • Husson University

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      1 College Circle, Bangor, ME 04401
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      Husson College in Bangor, ME provides a career-oriented education and lots of professional preparation to about 2000 traditional and non-traditional students. A wealth of intern and cooperative education opportunities are nearby, as is famous Sugarloaf Ski Resort. learn more

      Master's University, Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Professions
    • University of Maine at Machias

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      116 OBrien Ave, Machias, ME 04654
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      The University of Maine at Machias is a small school nestled in an extremely beautiful coastal region where personal academic attention and hands-on experience are readily available. Facilities at UMM include a greenhouse, a state-of-the-art information management center, and a ... learn more

      Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science, Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Liberal Arts College, Offers Baccalaureate Degrees
    • Northern Maine Community College

      Northern Maine Community College Save

      33 Edgemont Dr, Presque Isle, ME 04769
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      Northern Maine Community College is an Associate's college with 1086 students located in Presque Isle, ME. learn more

      Offers Associate Degrees
    • Saint Joseph's College of Maine

      Saint Joseph's College of Maine Save

      278 Whites Bridge Rd, Standish, ME 04084
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      Saint Joseph's College of Maine is Catholic college with 1276 students located in Standish, ME. learn more

      Master's University, Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Religiously affiliated, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science
    • Eastern Maine Community College

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      354 Hogan Rd, Bangor, ME 04401
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      Eastern Maine Community College is an Associate's college with 2558 students located in Bangor, ME. learn more

      Offers Associate Degrees

    Facts About Colleges in Maine

    • There are 29 Colleges in Maine.

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