Best Colleges in Maine by Salary Potential

Getting your bachelor’s degree is a great career move. Read about Maine colleges with the highest-paid graduates before you choose a school.

Bachelor's Only
All Alumni
RankSchool NameSchool TypeEarly Career Pay
Mid-Career Pay
% High Meaning
% STEM Degrees
Rank:1School Name:Bowdoin CollegeSchool Type:Liberal Arts School, Private SchoolEarly Career Pay:$75,800Mid-Career Pay:$152,900% High Meaning:48%% STEM Degrees:33%
Rank:2School Name:Bates CollegeSchool Type:Liberal Arts School, Private SchoolEarly Career Pay:$71,100Mid-Career Pay:$150,500% High Meaning:51%% STEM Degrees:27%
Rank:3School Name:Maine Maritime AcademySchool Type:State SchoolEarly Career Pay:$79,300Mid-Career Pay:$143,100% High Meaning:60%% STEM Degrees:49%
Rank:4School Name:Colby CollegeSchool Type:Liberal Arts School, Private SchoolEarly Career Pay:$73,900Mid-Career Pay:$128,500% High Meaning:54%% STEM Degrees:31%
Rank:5School Name:University of MaineSchool Type:Party School, Research University, For Sports Fans, State SchoolEarly Career Pay:$65,800Mid-Career Pay:$110,400% High Meaning:50%% STEM Degrees:21%
Rank:6School Name:University of New EnglandSchool Type:Private SchoolEarly Career Pay:$59,500Mid-Career Pay:$106,200% High Meaning:65%% STEM Degrees:7%
Rank:7School Name:Saint Joseph's College of MaineSchool Type:Private School, ReligiousEarly Career Pay:$58,200Mid-Career Pay:$97,900% High Meaning:51%% STEM Degrees:4%
Rank:8School Name:University of Southern MaineSchool Type:State SchoolEarly Career Pay:$58,700Mid-Career Pay:$95,700% High Meaning:53%% STEM Degrees:7%
Rank:9School Name:Husson UniversitySchool Type:Private SchoolEarly Career Pay:$52,400Mid-Career Pay:$91,300% High Meaning:51%% STEM Degrees:2%
Rank:10School Name:Thomas CollegeSchool Type:Business, Private SchoolEarly Career Pay:$56,600Mid-Career Pay:$90,500% High Meaning:59%% STEM Degrees:8%
Rank:11School Name:University of Maine at Presque IsleSchool Type:State SchoolEarly Career Pay:$49,300Mid-Career Pay:$84,000% High Meaning:64%% STEM Degrees:5%
Rank:12School Name:University of Maine at AugustaSchool Type:State SchoolEarly Career Pay:$52,800Mid-Career Pay:$83,600% High Meaning:59%% STEM Degrees:14%
Rank:13School Name:University of Maine at Fort KentSchool Type:State SchoolEarly Career Pay:$58,600Mid-Career Pay:$82,700% High Meaning:72%% STEM Degrees:4%
Rank:14School Name:University of Maine at FarmingtonSchool Type:State SchoolEarly Career Pay:$52,700Mid-Career Pay:$81,300% High Meaning:60%% STEM Degrees:10%
Rank:15School Name:Maine College of Art & DesignSchool Type:Art, Private SchoolEarly Career Pay:$49,300Mid-Career Pay:$79,900% High Meaning:30%% STEM Degrees:0%

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