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2021 Best Value Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Maine

2 Colleges
193 Bachelor's Degrees
$27,078 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Computer & Information Sciences School for You

Best Value Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in MaineIn 2018-2019, 193 bachelor's degrees were awarded to computer and information sciences students who went to a Maine college or university. This makes it the #13 most popular major in the state. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 0.2% of all the computer and information sciences bachelor's degrees in the country.

For this year's Best Value Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Maine ranking, we looked at 2 colleges that offer a bachelor's in computer and information sciences. To us, 'best value' doesn't just mean the school with the lowest overall costs. We are more focused on computer and information sciences schools that offer a high quality education at a price lower that other schools of similar academic excellence.

To determine the average cost, we look at total expenses - such as tuition, fees, room and board, books, and other related expenses - and then subtract the average financial award a student receives. Knowing this amount can help you determine how much you may have to borrow in loans or take out of savings. Depending on your income and other factors, the cost for you to attend a particular school may be more or less.

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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 Value Computer & Information Sciences Schools list, to help you choose the best school for you.

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2021 Best Value Computer & Information Sciences Schools in Maine

The following schools top our list of the Best Computer & Information Sciences Colleges for the Money.

Best Value Computer & Information Sciences Schools in Maine

#1

Bowdoin College

Brunswick, ME

Bowdoin College earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Bowdoin is a small private not-for-profit school located in the town of Brunswick. Bowdoin not only placed well in our value rankings. It is also #1 on our Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Maine list.

The average student at Bowdoin graduates in less than 4.1 years, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $31,833. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from Bowdoin is about $129,879. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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University of Maine at Augusta comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. UMA is a small public school located in the town of Augusta. UMA not only placed well in our value rankings. It is also #2 on our Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Maine list.

It takes about 5.0 years for the average student at UMA to complete their degree, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $22,323. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from UMA be around $110,945. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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Best Computer & Information Sciences Colleges in the New England Region

Explore all the Best Computer & Information Sciences Colleges in the New England Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Vermont 408
Rhode Island 474
Massachusetts 3,920
New Hampshire 885
Connecticut 568

Computer & Information Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Computer Science 113
Information Technology 39
Computer Information Systems 36
Computer Programming 4
Computer Software & Applications 1

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 588
Natural Resources & Conservation 391
Engineering 373
Mathematics & Statistics 147
Engineering Technologies 142

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 2 schools only.

  • 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).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Almonroth.

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