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2021 Best Value Colleges for Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities in Maine

1 College
244 Bachelor's Degrees
$22,323 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities School for You

Best Value Colleges for Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities in MaineOut of the majors we analyze each year, liberal arts / sciences and humanities was ranked 10th in Maine. In fact, 244 were awarded in the state in 2018-2019. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 0.5% of all the liberal arts / sciences and humanities bachelor's degrees in the country.

When talking about the 'best value', we do not simply mean those with the lowest price. For this ranking, we are identifying those liberal arts / sciences and humanities schools that provide their students with a hiqh quality education at a price that is lower than other colleges and universities of the same caliber.

When calculating average cost, we take tuition, fees, room and board, books and supplies, and other related expenses into account. We then subtract the average financial aid award. The is meant to give you an idea of how much money you'll need to pay out-of-pocket through loans, external scholarships, or other methods. Your cost may be different from the average one, depending on your income and other factors.

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Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Best Value Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Schools ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.

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2021 Best Value Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities School in Maine

The following school tops our list of the Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Colleges for the Money.

Best Value Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities School

University of Maine at Augusta earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the town of Augusta, UMA is a public school with a small student population. UMA not only placed well in our value rankings. It is also #1 on our Best Colleges for Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 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 means that the average student pays around $110,945 to get a bachelor’s degree from UMA. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Colleges in the New England Region

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State Degrees Awarded
Vermont 184
Rhode Island 50
Massachusetts 904
New Hampshire 829
Connecticut 744

Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Liberal Arts General Studies 244

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Majors Similar to Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities

Related Major Annual Graduates
Visual & Performing Arts 245
English Language & Literature 224
Foreign Languages & Linguistics 83
Philosophy & Religious Studies 69
Theology & Religious Vocations 8

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Notes and References

*These values are for the top school 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 Jacques Sablet (Switzerland, Morges, 1749-1803).

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