2020 Best Online Colleges in Maine

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This list of schools offer the best online degree programs in Maine. In first place, the University of Maine has a reported alumni salary of $83,400 and offers an annual tuition rate of $9,000. The University of Maine at Augusta, ranked #3, offers the broadest range of online bachelor’s programs, a respectable 48 degrees across 12 majors and dozens of concentrations. The most affordable schools are a three-way tie for the #5, #6, and #7 spots, each costing only $7,170 per year.

Alumni salaries were provided by PayScale. View our methodology for more details or learn more about SR Education Group. To see all online schools in Maine, view our comprehensive list.

Rank School Annual Tuition Median Salary
#1 #1 University of Maine $9,000 $83,400
#2 #2 University of Southern Maine $8,430 $69,900
#3 #3 University of Maine at Augusta $7,409 $64,200
#4 #4 Unity College $14,100 $58,700
#5 #5 University of Maine at Presque Isle $7,170 $54,900
#6 #6 University of Maine at Fort Kent $7,170 $53,800
#7 #7 University of Maine at Machias $7,170 $46,400
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2020 Online Colleges in Maine Ranking Details

For each school, we conducted manual research to provide prospective students with more details about the schools' online programs. Explore online degrees offered and accreditation information below.

  • Annual Tuition: $9,000
  • Median Salary: $83,400
  • Accreditation: NECHE
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Orono
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Online Bachelor's Degrees (7)

Online Master's Degrees (20)

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Online Certificate Programs (21)

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  • Annual Tuition: $8,430
  • Median Salary: $69,900
  • Accreditation: NECHE
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Portland
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Online Bachelor's Degrees (7)

Online Master's Degrees (13)

Online Certificate Programs (9)

  • Annual Tuition: $7,409
  • Median Salary: $64,200
  • Accreditation: NECHE
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Augusta
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Online Associate Degrees (14)

Online Bachelor's Degrees (48)

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Online Certificate Programs (24)

  • Annual Tuition: $14,100
  • Median Salary: $58,700
  • Accreditation: NECHE
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Unity
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Online Bachelor's Degrees (17)

Online Master's Degrees (5)

Online Certificate Programs (2)

  • Annual Tuition: $7,170
  • Median Salary: $54,900
  • Accreditation: NECHE
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Presque Isle
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  • Annual Tuition: $7,170
  • Median Salary: $53,800
  • Accreditation: NECHE
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Fort Kent
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  • Annual Tuition: $7,170
  • Median Salary: $46,400
  • Accreditation: NECHE
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Machias
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Comprehensive List of Accredited Online Schools in Maine (16)

Over half of the accredited Maine institutions offering online degrees are public, non-profit universities, including University of Maine and University of Southern Maine. University of Maine at Augusta offers over 40 online bachelor's degrees, including degrees in social science, computer information systems and mental health and human services. Several Maine community colleges offer affordable associate degrees and certificates with an annual tuition below $7,000, including Central Maine Community College and Kennebec Valley Community College. Students looking for online master's degrees in education will find a variety of options at the University of Southern Maine.

At a Glance:

  • The University of Maine is the only institution in Maine classified as a research university.
  • Educational services and healthcare and social assistance are among the fastest growing industries in Maine.
  • Finance Authority of Maine (FAME) lists Maine grants and loan programs for students in education, healthcare and other fields.

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