College Rankings - Friendliest Townies/Locals in Maine

Sometimes, "townies," or residents who live in a college town, get a bad rap. But these colleges and universities have affable townsfolk who embrace students for their youth, willingness to learn, and—more importantly—their business.

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1
Bowdoin College
Brunswick, ME
9.28 / 10
2
Saint Joseph's College of Maine
Standish, ME
9.05 / 10
3
University of Maine at Fort Kent
Fort Kent, ME
8.99 / 10
4
University of Maine
Orono, ME
8.97 / 10
5
Maine Maritime Academy
Castine, ME
8.92 / 10
6
University of Maine at Farmington
Farmington, ME
8.84 / 10
7
Maine College of Art
Portland, ME
8.80 / 10
8
Unity College
Unity, ME
8.77 / 10
9
College of the Atlantic
Bar Harbor, ME
8.75 / 10
10
New England Communications
Bangor, ME
8.67 / 10
11
Thomas College
Waterville, ME
8.67 / 10
12
University of Maine at Augusta
Augusta, ME
8.62 / 10
13
Husson University
Bangor, ME
8.54 / 10
14
University of Southern Maine
Portland, ME
8.54 / 10
15
University of New England
Biddeford, ME
8.45 / 10
16
Bates College
Lewiston, ME
8.19 / 10
17
Colby College
Waterville, ME
7.79 / 10