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2021 Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Maine

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

Finding the Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 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.

The schools that top this list are recognized because they have great liberal arts / sciences and humanities programs and a strong support system for non-traditional students.

Some of the factors we look at when determining these rankings are overall quality of the liberal arts / sciences and humanities program at the school, affordability, and non-traditional population. For more information, check out our ranking methodology.

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When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Schools for Non-Traditional Students list to help you make the college decision.

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2021 Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities School for Non-Traditional Students in Maine

The following school tops our list of the Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Colleges for Non-Traditional Students.

Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities School for Non-Traditional Students

University of Maine at Augusta tops the 2021 list of our schools in Maine that are best for non-traditional liberal arts / sciences and humanities students. Located in the distant town of Augusta, UMA is a public school with a small student population. As a testament to the quality of education offered at UMA, the school also landed the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities in Maine ranking.

2,103 students at UMA are exclusively online. There are roughly 2,722 part time students in attendance at UMA. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Best for Non-Traditional Students Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Colleges in the New England Region

Explore all the Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Schools for Non-Traditional Students in the New England Area or other specific states within that region.

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 757

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Majors Similar to Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities

Related Major Annual Graduates
Visual & Performing Arts 282
English Language & Literature 273
Foreign Languages & Linguistics 85
Philosophy & Religious Studies 69
Theology & Religious Vocations 45

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top school 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 Jacques Sablet (Switzerland, Morges, 1749-1803).

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