Birthwise Midwifery School 24 South High Street Bridgton ME 04009 207-647-5968
Bowdoin College 255 Maine Street Brunswick ME 04011 207-725-3000
Cosmotech School of Cosmetology 39 Mechanic Street Westbrook ME 04092 207-591-4122
Empire Beauty School-Maine 319 Marginal Way Portland ME 04101 800-920-4593
Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts 130 Neal Street Portland ME 04102 207-879-8757
InterCoast Career Institute-South Portland 207 Gannett Drive South Portland ME 04106 207-822-9802
Kaplan University-Maine Campus 265 Western Avenue South Portland ME 04106 800-987-7734
Maine College of Art 522 Congress Street Portland ME 04101 207-775-3052
Northeast Technical Institute 51 U.s. 1 Scarborough ME 04074 207-883-5130
Saint Joseph's College of Maine 278 Whites Bridge Road Standish ME 04084 207-892-6766
Spa Tech Institute-Westbrook 100 Larrabee Road Westbrook ME 04092 207-591-4141
University of Southern Maine 96 Falmouth Street Portland ME 04103 800-800-4876
Colleges and universities provide post-secondary and higher education degree programs, including associate's degrees, bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, doctorate degrees, and trade certifications. Some colleges focus on liberal arts, while others focus on the sciences or vocational trades. Colleges and universities provide communities with a variety of jobs, from administrative and educational positions to custodial, food service and security positions.
As well as education, colleges provide entertainment venues for sporting events, fine arts shows, and performing arts. They help students with enrollment, college applications, and financial aid. They also provide alumni services, career placement services, financial aid in the form of work study, housing so students can live on campus. Most also offer medical services, and some also provide transportation. Some four-year colleges and universities are as large as small cities.