Maine Colleges Tuition Trends Over The Current Decade(The 2010s)

There are 42 colleges in Maine State - 16 public and 26 private schools. The average tuition & fees of public schools are $6,413 for Maine residents and $13,114 for others in 2017. It increase 1.71% from last year and 2.28% from 2010 cumulatively. For private schools, the average tuition & fees are $29,045 which are increased 8.13% from last year and 19.83% from 2010 cumulatively.


Tuition & Fees Trends of Maine Colleges from 2010 to 2017

Next table and charts illustrates the tuition changes from 2010 to 2017 for Maine colleges and universities. The costs officially published by IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education and due to the data availability, the avarage amount mainly based on 2-4 years and 4 years colleges and universities.
Undergraduate (Public) Undergraduate (Private) Graduate (Public) Graduate (Private)
For Maine public schools, the 2017 undergraduate in-state tuition & fees are $6,413 which has increased by 7.16% over the current decade and the out-of-state cost is $13,114 which has risen by 2.28%. In average, the rate of increase in tuition is 0.33% while last year increase rate was 1.71%.
Table. Undergraduate Tuition Trends (Public Schools) From 2010 to 2017 for Maine Colleges
2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017
In-State Costs$5,985$6,242$6,259$6,327$6,331$6,357$6,413
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%4.30%0.26%1.10%0.05%0.41%0.88%
Cumulative Rates0.00%4.30%4.58%5.73%5.79%6.22%7.16%
Out-of-State Costs$12,821$13,334$13,460$13,654$12,778$12,893$13,114
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%4.00%0.94%1.44%-6.41%0.90%1.71%
Cumulative Rates0.00%4.00%4.98%6.49%-0.34%0.56%2.28%
For private schools in Maine state, the 2017 undergraduate tuition & fees are $29,045 which has increased by 19.83% over the current decade. In average, the rate of increase in tuition is 2.83% while last year increase rate was 8.13%.
Table. Undergraduate Tuition Trends (Private Schools) From 2010 to 2017 for Maine Colleges
2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017
Tuition & Fees$24,237$25,553$24,895$25,588$26,516$26,861$29,045
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%5.43%-2.57%2.78%3.63%1.30%8.13%
Cumulative Rates0.00%5.43%2.71%5.57%9.40%10.82%19.83%
The average graduate school tuition & fees of Maine public schools are $13,956 which has increased by 59.26% over the current decade and the out-of-state graduate cost is $29,970 which has risen by 62.49%. In average, the rate of increase in graduate tuition is 8.93% while last year increase rate was 0.55%.
Table. Graduate Tuition Trends (Public Schools) From 2010 to 2017 for Maine Colleges
2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017
In-State Costs$8,763$10,606$11,649$13,431$13,793$13,978$13,956
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%21.03%9.84%15.30%2.70%1.34%-0.16%
Cumulative Rates0.00%21.03%32.93%53.27%57.40%59.52%59.26%
Out-of-State Costs$18,445$20,640$22,381$28,287$29,201$29,806$29,970
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%11.90%8.44%26.39%3.23%2.07%0.55%
Cumulative Rates0.00%11.90%21.34%53.36%58.32%61.60%62.49%
For private graduate schools in Maine state, the 2017 tuition & fees are $19,713 which has increased by 45.36% over the current decade. In average, the rate of increase in graduate tuition is 6.47954% while last year increase rate was 3.17%.
Table. Graduate Tuition Trends (Private Schools) From 2010 to 2017 for Maine Colleges
2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017
Tuition & Fees$13,562$17,884$17,035$17,496$18,226$19,106$19,713
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%31.87%-4.75%2.71%4.17%4.83%3.17%
Cumulative Rates0.00%31.87%25.61%29.01%34.40%40.88%45.36%
You can check the changes of other college costs including room & board costs, book & supplies, and other living expenses at Maine college cost trends.

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