Liberal Arts Schools In Maine

There are 22 accredited liberal arts schools in Maine for faculty who teach liberal arts classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in liberal arts in the state of Maine, which encompasses liberal arts training at the following levels:

  • Liberal Arts Certificate
  • Associates degree in Liberal Arts
  • Bachelors degree in Liberal Arts
  • Masters degree in Liberal Arts


Schools

  1. Bates College

    2 Andrews Road, Lewiston, Maine 04240

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  2. Bowdoin College

    5700 College Station - President's Office, Brunswick, Maine 04011-8448

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  3. Central Maine Community College

    1250 Turner Street, Auburn, Maine 04210-6498

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  4. Colby College

    4000 Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville, Maine 04901-8840

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  5. Eastern Maine Community College

    354 Hogan Rd, Bangor, Maine 04401

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  6. Husson University

    1 College Circle, Bangor, Maine 04401-2999

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  7. Kennebec Valley Community College

    92 Western Ave, Fairfield, Maine 04937-1367

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  8. University of Maine at Augusta

    46 University Dr, Augusta, Maine 04330-9410

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  9. University of Maine at Farmington

    224 Main St, Farmington, Maine 04938-9978

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  10. University of Maine at Fort Kent

    23 University Drive, Fort Kent, Maine 04743-1292

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  11. University of Maine at Machias

    116 O'Brien Ave, Machias, Maine 04654-1397

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  12. University of Maine

    Orono, Maine 04469

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  13. University of Maine at Presque Isle

    181 Main St, Presque Isle, Maine 04769-2888

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  14. University of New England

    11 Hills Beach Rd, Biddeford, Maine 04005-9599

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  15. Northern Maine Community College

    33 Edgemont Dr, Presque Isle, Maine 04769-2016

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  16. Saint Joseph's College of Maine

    278 Whites Bridge Rd, Standish, Maine 04084-5236

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  17. Southern Maine Community College

    2 Fort Road, South Portland, Maine 04106-1698

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  18. University of Southern Maine

    96 Falmouth St, Portland, Maine 04103

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  19. Thomas College

    180 W River Rd, Waterville, Maine 04901-5097

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  20. Unity College

    90 Quaker Hill Road, Unity, Maine 04988

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  21. Washington County Community College

    One College Drive, Calais, Maine 04619

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  22. York County Community College

    112 College Drive, Wells, Maine 04090

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Maine Vs. National Liberal Arts Employment

Maine 290
National 69,880

Approximately 0% of the country's liberal arts professionals work in Maine state.

Employment Growth for Liberal arts professionals In Maine

260 280 300 310 290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Maine, liberal arts is a growing field. In 2010 there were 30 more liberal arts professionals working in Maine than there were in 2006. This represents a 12% growth in the field. This is slower than the trend for liberal arts professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of liberal arts professionals has grown by 18% between 2006 and 2010.

Liberal Arts VS. All Professions salaries in Maine

$52,290 $55,720 $58,810 $61,830 $65,670
$40,902 $42,204 $44,287 $45,290 $46,296
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of liberal arts professionals is growing, the salaries paid to liberal arts professionals are increasing in Maine. The mean salary for liberal arts professionals in 2006 was $52,290 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $65,670 per year.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Maine

10th percentile
$38,490
25th percentile
$46,920
50th percentile
$60,670
75th percentile
$79,100
90th percentile
$106,410

This represents a 20% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Maine, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of liberal arts. The pay differential between the highest paid liberal arts professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 176%

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in Maine

English
$53,547
History
$44,100
Liberal Arts
$65,670
Math
$64,623

In Maine, liberal arts professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts programs available for each degree type for all schools in Maine

associate
16
bachelor
23
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total41

The number of students graduating from the 22 accredited liberal arts schools in Maine is increasing. In 2006, 502 students graduated from liberal arts courses in Maine. And in 2010, 603 students graduated.

Thus there was a 20% percent increase in the number of liberal arts school degree or certificate graduates in Maine. Most of these graduates, or 56%, earned a bachelor's degree in liberal arts.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Maine

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