State institution: These 4-year Maine schools attract the fewest in-state students


Colby College, Bates College and Bowdoin College enrolled the fewest in-state students of all four-year Maine schools, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of fall 2017 data.

The analysis is based on data reported annually to the U.S. Department of Education.

Maine 4-year schools attracting the fewest in-state students

Rank
School
City
Enrollment
In-state students (%)
Out-of-state students (%)
Foreign countries (%)
Unknown (%)
1
Colby College
Waterville
1,917
8%
80%
12%
0%
2
Bates College
Lewiston
1,787
9%
83%
8%
0%
3
Bowdoin College
Brunswick
1,816
9%
84%
7%
0%
4
College of the Atlantic
Harbor
349
16%
58%
25%
0%
5
Maine College of Art
Portland
459
16%
82%
0%
2%
6
University of New England
Biddeford
4,423
23%
76%
1%
0%
7
Unity College
Unity
704
26%
74%
0%
0%
8
Saint Joseph's College of Maine
Standish
1,533
51%
30%
0%
20%
9
University of Maine
Orono
9,279
56%
42%
2%
0%
10
Maine Maritime Academy
Castine
1,018
72%
28%
0%
0%
11
Husson University
Bangor
2,768
74%
24%
2%
0%
12
University of Maine at Fort Kent
Kent
1,760
75%
17%
0%
8%
13
University of Southern Maine
Portland
6,110
75%
24%
0%
1%
14
Thomas College
Waterville
1,663
76%
20%
4%
0%
15
University of Maine at Machias
Machias
701
78%
22%
0%
0%
16
University of Maine at Farmington
Farmington
1,811
82%
18%
0%
0%
17
University of Maine at Presque Isle
Isle
1,414
83%
14%
3%
0%
18
Kaplan University-Maine Campus
Portland
517
94%
6%
0%
0%
19
University of Maine at Augusta
Augusta
4,014
98%
2%
0%
0%
20
Kaplan University-Augusta Campus
Augusta
427
100%
0%
0%
0%


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Organizations in this Story

Bates College Bowdoin College Colby College College of the Atlantic Husson University Kaplan University-Augusta Campus Kaplan University-Maine Campus Maine College of Art Maine Maritime Academy Saint Joseph's College of Maine Thomas College U.S. Department of Education Unity College University of Maine University of Maine at Augusta University of Maine at Farmington University of Maine at Fort Kent University of Maine at Machias University of Maine at Presque Isle University of New England University of Southern Maine

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