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University of Maine

Orono, ME
University Website: www.umaine.edu/
Apply Online: www.go.umaine.edu/admissions-101/apply-to-umaine/
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The University of Maine (UMaine) is a public research university located in Orono, Maine, United States. The university was established in 1865 as a land grant college and is referred to as the flagship university of the University of Maine System. Having an enrollment of approximately 11,000 students, UMaine is the largest university in the state and is the only institution in Maine classified as a research university (RU/H) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The University of Maine's athletic teams are nicknamed the Black Bears, and sport blue and white uniforms.

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  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $24,090.00 avg tuition

168 College Avenue
Orono, ME 04469
(207) 581-1110

Apply online Admissions:
www.umaine.edu/about/admissions/
Financial Aid:
www.umaine.edu/stuaid/

Areas of Study:

  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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University of Maine

Statistics:
Applied 7,247
Admitted 5,638 78%
Enrolled total 1,783
Full Time: 1,748
Part Time 35
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT Reading 480 590
SAT Math 480 600
SAT Writing 470 580
ACT Composite 21 27
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 78%
4-year graduation rate 34%
6-year graduation rate 58%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Recommended
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Do not know
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

University of Maine

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $8,370.00 $8,370.00 $24,090.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $2,218.00 $2,218.00 $2,218.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $279.00 $279.00 $803.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $7,524.00 $7,524.00 $21,636.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $1,082.00 $1,082.00 $1,082.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $418.00 $418.00 $1,202.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $8,944.00 $8,944.00 $2,200.00
Other Expenses $2,200.00 $2,200.00 $2,200.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $40.00
Graduate Application Fee $65.00
Books and Supplies $1,000.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 92%
Percent receiving grant aid 71%
Avg amount of grant aid $8,127.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 73%
Avg amount of student loan aid $9,199.00

University of Maine

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AGRICULTURE, AGRICULTURE OPERATIONS, AND RELATED SCIENCES
Agricultural Economics X X
Agriculture, General X
Animal Sciences, General X X
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General X X
Aquaculture X
Food Science X X
Plant Sciences, General X X
Soil Science and Agronomy, General X
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
Women's Studies X X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry X X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X X
Botany/Plant Biology X X
Entomology X
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography X
Microbiology, General X X
Molecular Biology X
Zoology/Animal Biology X X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Finance, General X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Broadcast Journalism X
Journalism X
Mass Communication/Media Studies X
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X X
COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services, Other X X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer Science X X
Information Technology X
EDUCATION
Art Teacher Education X
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services X
Curriculum and Instruction X
Education, General X
Educational Leadership and Administration, General X
Educational/Instructional Technology X
Elementary Education and Teaching X X
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration X
Music Teacher Education X X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X X
Reading Teacher Education X
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education X
Secondary Education and Teaching X X
Social Studies Teacher Education X
Special Education and Teaching, General X
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other X
ENGINEERING
Agricultural Engineering X X
Chemical Engineering X X
Civil Engineering, General X X
Computer Engineering, General X X
Electrical and Electronics Engineering X X
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics X X
Forest Engineering X X
Materials Engineering X
Mechanical Engineering X X
Surveying Engineering X X
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician X
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician X
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician X
Surveying Technology/Surveying X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X X
Rhetoric and Composition X X
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
Human Development and Family Studies, General X X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General X
French Language and Literature X X
German Language and Literature X X
Latin Language and Literature X
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other X
Russian Language and Literature X
Spanish Language and Literature X X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist X
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General X X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X X
HISTORY
History, General X X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics and Statistics X X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
International/Global Studies X
Marine Sciences X X
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Science X X
Forest Sciences and Biology X
Forestry, General X X
Natural Resources Management and Policy X X
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management X X
Wood Science and Wood Products/Pulp and Paper Technology X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X X
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other X
Geology/Earth Science, General X X
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical X X
Physics, General X X
PSYCHOLOGY
Clinical Psychology X
Psychology, General X X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Public Administration X X
Social Work X X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X X
Economics, General X X
Economics, Other X X
International Relations and Affairs X
Political Science and Government, General X
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art History, Criticism and Conservation X
Art/Art Studies, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X
Music Performance, General X X
Music, General X X
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