Maine Liberal Arts Colleges

There are 9 liberalarts colleges located throughout Maine (5 public colleges and 4 private colleges), serving 11,959 students.

Maine Liberal Arts College by County:

Town
College
# Students
  Bar Harbor
340
  Brunswick
Bowdoin College
(Private not-for-profit)
1,839
  Farmington
2,173
  Fort Kent
1,173
  Lewiston
Bates College
(Private not-for-profit)
1,753
  Machias
877
  Presque Isle
1,445
  Unity
Unity College
(Private not-for-profit)
539
  Waterville
Colby College
(Private, non-profit)
1,820

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