University of Maine

Orono, ME

University of Maine

Orono, ME

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Tuition & Fees

$11,744

$32,534

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

52%

male

48%

female

15

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

92%

acceptance rate

Accepted 13,633
Declined 1,152
Total Received 14,785
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Public

10,721

undergraduate students

2,705

graduate students

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School Facts

Founded in 1865, the University of Maine is a public land and sea grant institution. Programs are offered through the Maine Business School and five colleges: College of Engineering; College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture; College of Education and Human Development; College of Liberal Arts; and the Honors College. The 650-acre main campus of the flagship university is located in Orono, five miles north of Bangor.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 13,426
Established in 1865
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

660-acre campus in Orono (population: 11,305), five miles from Bangor. Air and bus serve Bangor; larger airport and train serve Portland (125 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

University of Maine
168 College Avenue
Orono, ME
04469

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
38%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
89%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
20%
Top 1/4
46%
Top 1/2
79%
Bottom 1/2
21%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Application deadline (final deadline) February 1
School has early action program Yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Not Selective

92%

acceptance rate

Accepted 13,633
Declined 1,152
Total Received 14,785

Admissions Factors

Required

Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Secondary School Rank
Secondary School GPA

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Admission test scores
Formal demonstration of competencies

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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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Financial Aid

88%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$9,704

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $9,240
Housing $5,684
Food $5,602
Additional fees $2,504
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $24,030
Average Financial Aid - $9,704
Total with Avg. Aid $14,326

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $12,737,276
State $2,665,317
Institutional $30,254,563
Other external $2,583,024
Total $48,240,180

Non-need-based

Federal $82,216
State $60,947
Institutional $19,364,870
Other external $1,696,692
Total $21,204,725

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Field hockey yes
Football yes
Ice hockey yes yes
Soccer yes
Softball yes
Swimming and diving yes yes

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Alpine skiing, Argentine tango, badminton, baseball, basketball, broomball, cheerleading, crew, cross-country, curling, cycling, diving, dodgeball, dressage, equestrian sports, field hockey, figure skating, fishing, flag football, floor hockey, football, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, mountain biking, Nordic skiing, power lifting, racquetball, rock climbing, rugby, sailing, scuba diving, soccer, softball, spikeball, swimming, table tennis, tennis, track and field, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, wiffle ball, woodsmen sports, wrestling

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
American East Conference, Atlantic 10 Conference (Division I, Football I-AA), Hockey East Association

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes yes
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture. yes
Animal Sciences, General. yes yes
Anthropology, General. yes yes yes
Anthropology, Other. yes yes yes
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General. yes
Aquaculture. yes yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes
Art Teacher Education. yes
Athletic Training/Trainer. yes
Biochemistry. yes yes
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering. yes yes yes
Bioinformatics. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes
Biomedical Sciences, General. yes
Botany/Plant Biology. yes yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business/Managerial Economics. yes
Chemical Engineering. yes yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes yes yes
Civil Engineering Technologies/Technicians. yes
Civil Engineering, General. yes yes yes
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist. yes
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General. yes yes
Communication and Media Studies, Other. yes
Computer Engineering, General. yes yes
Computer Science. yes yes yes
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician. yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics. yes
Economics, General. yes yes
Economics, Other. yes yes
Education, General. yes yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes yes
Educational/Instructional Technology. yes
Electrical and Electronics Engineering. yes yes yes
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes yes
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics. yes yes
Engineering, General. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes yes
Entomology. yes
Environmental Science. yes yes yes
Finance, General. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
Food Science. yes yes
Forest Sciences and Biology. yes yes
Forestry, General. yes yes
French Language Teacher Education. yes
French Language and Literature. yes yes
General Studies. yes
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other. yes
Geology/Earth Science, General. yes yes yes
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration. yes yes
History, General. yes yes yes
Horticultural Science. yes
Human Development and Family Studies, General. yes yes
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other. yes
Informatics. yes yes
Information Technology. yes
Intermedia/Multimedia. yes yes
International Relations and Affairs. yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes yes
Journalism. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes yes
Marine Sciences. yes yes yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mass Communication/Media Studies. yes
Mathematics and Statistics. yes yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Mechanical Engineering. yes yes yes
Mechanical/Mechanical Engineering Technology/Technician. yes
Microbiology, General. yes yes yes
Molecular Biology. yes yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes yes yes
Music Performance, General. yes yes
Music Teacher Education. yes yes
Music, General. yes
Natural Sciences. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes yes
Nutrition Sciences. yes
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical. yes yes
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Facilities Management, General. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes yes
Physics, General. yes yes yes
Plant Sciences, General. yes yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing. yes
Psychology, General. yes yes yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes yes
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other. yes
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes yes
Social Studies Teacher Education. yes
Social Work. yes yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes
Statistics, General. yes
Surveying Engineering. yes yes
Surveying Technology/Surveying. yes
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other. yes yes
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management. yes yes
Wildlife Biology. yes
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management. yes yes yes
Women's Studies. yes
Zoology/Animal Biology. yes yes yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Management
  2. Mechanical Engineering
  3. Marketing

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

13,426

total students

57%

in-state

43%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

80%

10,721
students

Female
48%
5,137

Male
52%
5,584

20%

2,705
students

Female
66%
1,773

Male
34%
932

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

78%

8,375
students

Female
47%
3,918

Male
53%
4,457

22%

2,346
students

Female
52%
1,219

Male
48%
1,127

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
79%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

2%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 46
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Nepal
Saudi Arabia
Sweden
Viet Nam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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