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#44 Most Popular State/Terr. for Grad Students
13 Colleges
3,225 Yearly Graduations
$82,013 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)

In terms of graduate completions, Maine is ranked #44 in the nation with 3,225 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The average in-state tuition for the state is $20,503, while the average out-of-state tuition for graduate students is $23,344. This cost can vary greatly from school to school.

Learn more about the most popular graduate schools in the state below:

#1

University of New England

Biddeford, Maine
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,337 Yearly Degrees
$23,498 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

UNE handed out 1,337 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #1 most popular graduate school in the state. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of New England

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $23,498 $23,498
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $836 $836
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $941 $941

#2

University of Southern Maine

Portland, Maine
Public Public vs. Private
584 Yearly Degrees
$7,578 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

University of Southern Maine handed out 584 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #2 most popular graduate school in the state. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Southern Maine

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $7,578 $20,538
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $924 $924
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $421 $1,141

#3

University of Maine

Orono, Maine
Public Public vs. Private
484 Yearly Degrees
$8,100 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, UMaine handed out 484 graduate degrees. This makes it the #3 most popular school in the state in this category. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Maine

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $8,100 $26,388
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,247 $1,247
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $450 $1,466

#4

Husson University

Bangor, Maine
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
368 Yearly Degrees
$15,990 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, Husson handed out 368 graduate degrees. This makes it the #4 most popular school in the state in this category. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Husson University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $15,990 $15,990
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $650 $650
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $555 $555

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
217 Yearly Degrees
$9,470 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, Saint Joseph’s Maine handed out 217 graduate degrees. This makes it the #5 most popular school in the state in this category. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Saint Joseph’s College of Maine

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $9,470 $9,470
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $0 $0
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $529 $529

Public Public vs. Private
67 Yearly Degrees

Out of the 13 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, UMaine Farmington ranked #6 in terms of popularity with 67 graduate degrees handed out in 2019.

#7

Maine College of Art

Portland, Maine
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
58 Yearly Degrees
$35,694 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Maine College of Art was ranked the #7 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 58 graduate degrees were handed out that year. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Maine College of Art

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $35,694 $35,694
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $360 $360

#8

Thomas College

Waterville, Maine
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
53 Yearly Degrees
$26,740 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 13 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Thomas College ranked #8 in terms of popularity with 53 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Thomas College

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $26,740 $26,740
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $980 $980
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $560 $560

#9

Unity College

Unity, Maine
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
24 Yearly Degrees
$26,100 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 13 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Unity ranked #9 in terms of popularity with 24 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Unity College

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $26,100 $26,100
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $0 $0
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $870 $870

#10

Maine Maritime Academy

Castine, Maine
Public Public vs. Private
14 Yearly Degrees
$7,200 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 13 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Maine Maritime ranked #10 in terms of popularity with 14 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Maine Maritime Academy

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $7,200 $7,200
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $300 $300
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $900 $900

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
11 Yearly Degrees
$36,500 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

IDSVA handed out 11 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #11 most popular graduate school in the state. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $36,500 $36,500
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $0 $0
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $1,825 $1,825

#12

Maine-Media-College

Rockport, Maine
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
5 Yearly Degrees

handed out 5 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #12 most popular graduate school in the state.

#13

College of the Atlantic

Bar Harbor, Maine
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
3 Yearly Degrees
$28,665 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 13 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, College of the Atlantic ranked #13 in terms of popularity with 3 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for College of the Atlantic

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $28,665 $28,665
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $549 $549
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $956 $956

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