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Maine Computer Science Colleges

17 Colleges
326 Yearly Graduations
$62,120 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$26,012 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In terms of yearly computer science graduations, Maine is ranked #48 in the country with 326 degrees handed out in 2019. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $15,530 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $20,198 a year.

About 53% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $6,503 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

Southern Maine Community College

South Portland, Maine
Public Public vs. Private
49 Yearly Degrees
$3,784 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,384 students at SMCC in total, 2,347 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

43% of SMCC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,317 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from SMCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
39 Yearly Degrees
$8,168 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Maine at Augusta is 4,361, which includes 1,414 full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at UMA, the average graduation time is 4.8 years.

Roughly 56% of students at UMA take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,420 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $23,900 during the early-career years.

#3

Colby College

Waterville, Maine
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
34 Yearly Degrees
$57,280 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,003 students at Colby in total, 2,003 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

The acceptance rate at Colby is 16%, making it one of the most selective schools in the country. Around 48% of accepted students are men, and 52% are women.

Approximately 15% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,079 a year.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Colby is $42,700.

Public Public vs. Private
33 Yearly Degrees
$3,818 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,457 students at Eastern Maine Community College in total, 1,018 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Approximately 49% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,054 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Eastern Maine Community College is $28,600.

#5

University of Southern Maine

Portland, Maine
Public Public vs. Private
32 Yearly Degrees
$9,226 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 8,429 students at University of Southern Maine in total, 6,675 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,062 are full-time. For undergraduates at University of Southern Maine, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

About 83% of students who apply get accepted. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

60% of University of Southern Maine students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,833 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from University of Southern Maine with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#6

Bowdoin College

Brunswick, Maine
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
30 Yearly Degrees
$56,350 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,835 students at Bowdoin in total, 1,834 are full-time undergraduates. Bowdoin has a freshman retention rate of 96%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

This a very selective school with only 14% of students getting accepted. Of the accepted students, 47% are men and 53% are women.

Approximately 18% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,044 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $44,600 during the early-career years.

#7

Thomas College

Waterville, Maine
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
25 Yearly Degrees
$27,720 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Thomas College is 1,949, of which 1,819 students are undergraduates and of those, 752 are full-time. For undergraduates at Thomas College, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

94% of Thomas College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $9,288 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Thomas College is $30,600.

#8

University of Maine

Orono, Maine
Public Public vs. Private
19 Yearly Degrees
$11,438 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Maine is 11,561, of which 9,430 students are undergraduates and of those, 8,060 are full-time. It takes the average UMaine undergraduate about 4.4 years to complete their degree.

Around 92% of students who apply get accepted. Around 47% of accepted students are men, and 53% are women.

66% of UMaine students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $9,114 a year. UMaine has a 5.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UMaine is $33,800.

Public Public vs. Private
14 Yearly Degrees
$3,784 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Central Maine Community College is 3,218, which includes 1,198 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

47% of Central Maine Technical College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,076 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Central Maine Technical College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#9

Husson University

Bangor, Maine
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
14 Yearly Degrees
$18,420 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,872 undergraduates at Husson, of which 2,404 are full-time, and there are 3,744 students altogether. For undergraduates at Husson, the average graduation time is 4.5 years.

Around 86% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 43% are men and 57% are women.

84% of Husson students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,580 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

#11

Northeast Technical Institute

Scarborough, Maine
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
10 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Northeast Technical Institute is 208, which includes 156 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

59% of Northeast Technical Institute students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,860 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Public Public vs. Private
9 Yearly Degrees
$3,630 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at York County Community College is 1,630, which includes 382 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Roughly 18% of students at York County Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $3,634 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $24,400 during the early-career years.

#13

University of Maine at Farmington

Farmington, Maine
Public Public vs. Private
6 Yearly Degrees
$9,344 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,674 undergraduates at UMaine Farmington, of which 1,505 are full-time, and there are 1,930 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UMaine Farmington is 4.3 years.

About 83% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 32% are men and 68% are women.

Roughly 76% of students at UMaine Farmington take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,238 a year. UMaine Farmington has a 4.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UMaine Farmington with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#14

Northern Maine Community College

Presque Isle, Maine
Public Public vs. Private
4 Yearly Degrees
$3,741 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 829 students at Northern Maine Community College in total, 384 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Approximately 44% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,114 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $24,200 during the early-career years.

#14

University of Maine at Fort Kent

Fort Kent, Maine
Public Public vs. Private
4 Yearly Degrees
$8,295 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Maine at Fort Kent is 1,589, which includes 552 full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at UMFK, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

Around 97% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 35% are men and 65% are women.

53% of UMFK students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,284 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,700 during the early-career years.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
3 Yearly Degrees
$36,720 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,987 students at Saint Joseph’s Maine in total, 1,317 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 880 are full-time. For undergraduates at Saint Joseph’s Maine, the average graduation time is 4.1 years.

About 80% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

Roughly 81% of students at Saint Joseph’s Maine take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $11,832 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Saint Joseph’s Maine is $39,900.

Public Public vs. Private
1 Yearly Degrees
$3,784 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 204 full-time undergraduates at Washington County Community College, and 403 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

39% of Washington County Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,784 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 25.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $22,600 during the early-career years.

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