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2021 Best Communication & Journalism Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Maine

2 Colleges
172 Bachelor's Degrees
$28,718 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Communication & Journalism Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Best Communication & Journalism Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in MaineWith 172 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, communication and journalism is the #14 most popular major in Maine. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 0.2% of all the communication and journalism bachelor's degrees in the country.

This year's Best Communication & Journalism Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Maine ranking looked at 2 colleges that offer a bachelor's in communication and journalism. The schools that top this list are recognized because they have great communication and journalism programs and a strong support system for non-traditional students.

To come up with these rankings, we looked at factors such as affordability, and overall quality of the communication and journalism program at the school. For more information, check out our ranking methodology.

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Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Best Communication & Journalism Schools for Non-Traditional Students list, to help you choose the best school for you.

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2021 Best Communication & Journalism Schools for Non-Traditional Students in Maine

Check out the communication and journalism programs at these schools if you want to see which ones are the best for non-traditional students.

Best Communication & Journalism Schools for Non-Traditional Students

#1

University of Maine

Orono, ME

University of Maine has taken the #1 spot in this year's communication and journalism ranking for non-traditional students. Located in the suburb of Orono, UMaine is a public college with a large student population. As a testament to the quality of education offered at UMaine, the school also landed the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Communication & Journalism in Maine ranking.

The student loan default rate at UMaine is lower than is typical, just 5.7% of students default in three years. There are approximately 2,773 students at UMaine that take at least one class online. About 2,475 of the students at UMaine are attending part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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University of Southern Maine earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the city of Portland, University of Southern Maine is a public school with a moderately-sized student population. As a testament to the quality of education offered at University of Southern Maine, the school also landed the #2 rank in our Best Colleges for Communication & Journalism in Maine ranking.

About 6.1% of University of Southern Maine students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. Approximately 2,393 students take at least one class online at University of Southern Maine. 3,433 students are part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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Best for Non-Traditional Students Communication & Journalism Colleges in the New England Region

Explore all the Best Communication & Journalism Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in the New England Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Vermont 173
Rhode Island 548
Massachusetts 2,856
New Hampshire 739
Connecticut 1,308

Communication & Journalism Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Communication & Media Studies 125
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 62
Journalism 13
Public Relations & Advertising 12

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Majors Similar to Communication & Journalism

Related Major Annual Graduates
Education 1,071
Social Sciences 843
Psychology 442
History 146
Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies 134

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top 2 schools only.

References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Veteran-specific data can be found at the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Josh Hallett.

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