Tuition & Fees

$11,170

$30,970

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
36%
500-599
48%
400-499
11%
700-800
6%
600-699
28%
500-599
52%
400-499
14%
700-800
2%
600-699
14%
500-599
44%
400-499
35%
300-399
5%
200-299
0
30-36
11%
24-29
47%
18-23
38%
12-17
4%
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undergraduateRatios

53%

male

47%

female

1

teacher

16

students

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Not Selective

92%

acceptance rate

Accepted 12,207
Declined + 1,024
Total Received 13,231
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Public

9,279

undergraduate students

1,961

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Management
  2. Mechanical Engineering
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 3916
ACT 1664

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Fun Facts

  • The University of Maine Black Bears mascot is named Bananas after a real black bear cub was brought to a football game in 1914—his tricks made the crowd go "bananas"!

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Location

School Facts

\The University of Maine, founded in 1865, is a public land grant and sea grant institution. Programs are offered through the Maine Business School and the Colleges of Engineering, Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture, Education and Human Development, Liberal Arts, and Honors. The 660-acre main campus is located in Orono, five miles north of Bangor.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 11,240
Established in 1865
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSAB (Computing Sciences Accreditation Board)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges)
•  SAF (Society of American Foresters)

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Orono, ME

660-acre campus in Orono (population: 10,362), five miles from Bangor. Air and bus serve Bangor; larger airport and train serve Portland (125 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

University of Maine
168 College Avenue
Orono, ME 04469

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
40%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
92%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
18%
Top 1/4
44%
Top 1/2
76%
Bottom 1/2
24%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
36%
500-599
48%
400-499
11%
700-800
6%
600-699
28%
500-599
52%
400-499
14%
700-800
2%
600-699
14%
500-599
44%
400-499
35%
300-399
5%
200-299
0
30-36
11%
24-29
47%
18-23
38%
12-17
4%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

92%

acceptance rate

Accepted 12,207
Declined + 1,024
Total Received 13,231

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Essay
Recommendations

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Lateef O'Connor
Senior Associate Director of Admissions
P: 877 486-2364
F: 207 581-1213
umaineadmissions@maine.edu

Financial Aid

67%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$13,589

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $11,170
Room $5,396
Board $5,022
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $22,588
Average Financial Aid - $13,589
Total with Avg. Aid $8,999

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $14,997,009
State $2,522,836
Institutional $26,415,640
Other external $2,432,185
Total $46,367,670

Non-need-based

Federal $147,013
State $10,432
Institutional $12,524,012
Other external $1,228,841
Total $13,910,298
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 207 581-1324
F: 207 581-3261
umfinaid@maine.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Sarah Doheny
Director of Student Financial Aid
sarah.doheny@umit.maine.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
field hockey
football
ice hockey
soccer
softball
swimming
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Alpine Skiing, Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Broomball, Crew, Cross-Country, Cycling, Diving, Dodgeball, Equestrian Team, Field Hockey, Flag Football, Floor Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Nordic Skiing, Racquetball, Rock Climbing, Rugby, Sailing Team, Scuba Diving, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Track And Field, Triathlon, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Wiffle Ball, Wrestling

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Athletic Directors

James Settele (men's)
Interim Athletic Director
email

Lynn Coutts (women's)
Senior Associate Director Of Athletics/swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
American East Conference, Atlantic 10 Conference (Division I, Football I-AA), Hockey East Association
Mascot
Black Bears
School colors
Maine blue, navy blue, and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Animal Sciences
Animal/Veterinary Sciences
Anthropology
Anthropology/Environmental Policy
Art Education
Art History
Athletic Training
Biochemistry
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Biological Engineering
Biological Sciences
Biology
Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Sciences
Botany
Botany/Plant Pathology
Business Administration
Business Administration in Accounting
Business Administration in Finance
Business Administration in Management
Business Administration in Marketing
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Child Development/Family Relations
Civil Engineering
Clinical Psychology
Communication
Communication Sciences/Disorders
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Construction Management Technology
Counselor Education
Curriculum/Instruction
Earth Sciences
Earth/Climate Sciences
Ecology/Environmental Science
Ecology/Environmental Sciences
Economics
Education
Educational Leadership
Electrical Engineering
Electrical Engineering Technology
Electrical/Computer Engineering
Elementary Education
Elementary Education/Curriculum Assessment/Instruction
Engineering Physics
English
Entomology
Environmental Horticulture
Financial Economics
Food Science/Human Nutrition
Food/Nutrition Sciences
Forest Operations/Bioproducts/Bioenergy
Forest Resources
Forestry
French
Global Policy
Higher Education
Higher Educational Leadership
History
Horticulture
Human Development
Human Dimensions of Climate Change
Individualized Program
Information Systems
Instructional Technology
Interdisciplinary Studies
Intermedia
International Affairs
Journalism
Kinesiology/Physical Education
Liberal Studies
Literacy Education
Marine Biology
Marine Bioresources
Marine Policy
Marine Science
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Media Studies
Medical Laboratory Science
Microbiology
Molecular/Cellular Biology
Music
Music Conducting
Music Education
Music Performance
New Media
Nursing
Oceanography
Parks/Recreation/Tourism
Philosophy
Physics
Plant Sciences
Plant/Soil/Environmental Sciences
Political Science
Professional Science
Psychology
Pulp/Paper Technology
Quaternary/Climate Studies
Resource Economics/Policy
Romance Languages
Science Education
Secondary Education
Secondary Education/Curriculum Assessment/Instruction
Social Studies Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Spatial Information Science/Engineering
Special Education
Studio Art
Survey Engineering Technology
Sustainable Agriculture
Teaching
Theatre
University Studies
Wildlife Conservation
Wildlife Ecology
Women's/Gender/Sexuality Studies
Zoology
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Management
  2. Mechanical Engineering
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

11,240

total students

65%

in-state

35%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

83%

9,279
students

Female
47%
4,379

Male
53%
4,900

17%

1,961
students

Female
66%
1,301

Male
34%
660

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

88%

8,204
students

Female
47%
3,834

Male
53%
4,370

12%

1,075
students

Female
51%
545

Male
49%
530

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
80%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

82%

Transfer applicants accepted

47%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 33
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Norway
Saudi Arabia
Sweden
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Orlina Boteva
Director of International Programs
207 581-3437
internationaladm@maine.edu

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