Husson University Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#3894 of 14,134 In the World
#1116 of 2,597 In North America
#1042 of 2,496 In the United States
#8 of 19 In Maine

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
85%
Average SAT
1050
Average ACT
22
Avg. cost to attend
$19,342 /y
Aid receiving
99%
Undergraduates
2,679
Graduates
794
Male:Female Ratio
38:62
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
husson.edu

Husson University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 85% 79% 89%
Applicants 2,301 946 1,355
Admissions 1,948 747 1,201
Freshmen enrolled full time 524 220 304
Freshmen enrolled part time 5 5

1,860 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

963 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
494 or 93%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 960
or below

75% of them
had 1140
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Husson University are 960-1140 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
27 or 5%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 19
or below

75% of them
had 25
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Husson University are 19-25 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
TOEFL Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 2919 (84%)
Black or African American 172 (5%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 102 (3%)
Two or more races 97 (3%)
Nonresident Alien 60 (2%)
Asian 59 (2%)
Hispanic 44 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 11 (0.3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 1 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$19,342/year
Average aid awarded
$11,829
Students receiving aid
99%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $14,345
$30-48K $14,394
$48-75K $17,694
$75-110K $21,734
$110K+ $25,672

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $18,360$16,300
Tuition in-state $18,360$16,300
Tuition out-of-state $18,360$16,300
Fee in-district $800$800
Fee in-state $800$800
Fee out-of-state $800$800

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 1,043
Combined charge for room and board $10,632
Room charge $5,354
Meal charge $5,278

Husson University Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Business Administration and Management, General 6 70 154
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration 4 53 16
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General 61
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 53
Pharmacy 50
Occupational Therapy & Therapist 38
Accounting 2 30
Psychology, General 32
Physical Therapy & Therapist 32
Kinesiotherapy & Kinesiotherapist 29
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 21 5
Hospitality Administration & Management, General 15 9
Family Practice Nurse & Nursing 21
Clinical Psychology 6 14
Photographic and Film & Video Technology & Technician 19
Recording Arts Technology & Technician 18
Elementary Education and Teaching 17
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 16
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 11
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations, Other 4 7
Pre-Law Studies 11
Sports Communication 8
Finance, General 7
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services 7
Psychology, Other 7
English Language and Literature, General 6
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 6
Health & Health Care Administration & Management 5
Secondary Education and Teaching 5
Legal Assistant & Paralegal 4
International Business & Trade & Commerce 4
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 4
Homeland Security 4
Computer and Information Sciences, General 3
Forensic Science and Technology 3
Journalism 3
Psychiatric & Mental Health Nurse & Nursing 3
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 2
Environmental Science 2
Computer Programming & Programmer, General 2
Technical Theatre & Theatre Design and Technology 2
Audiovisual Communications Technologies & Technicians, Other 2
Insurance 2
Web Page, Digital & Multimedia and Information Resources Design 1
Hospitality Administration & Management, Other 1
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia 1
Business & Commerce, General 1
Financial Planning and Services 1
Nursing Education 1
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other 1
Grand Total 12 543 285 82
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 58% 49% 65%
  • Full-time retention rate - 77%
  • Part-time retention rate - 20%

Publications & Citations

Publications
266
Citations
5,734

Publication / Citation count by topic

Medicine
142 / 3,542
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
54 / 1,084
Biology
52 / 1,531
Psychology
38 / 815
Physical Therapy
29 / 1,015
Health Science
26 / 461
Family medicine
26 / 271
Chemistry
22 / 241
Demography
20 / 716
Pharmacology
18 / 911
Engineering
15 / 197
Physics
15 / 205
Computer Science
14 / 997
Art & Design
12 / 2
Occupational Therapy
11 / 335
Nursing
10 / 182
Psychiatry
10 / 277
Business
10 / 196
Environmental Science
10 / 145
Gerontology
9 / 37
Healthcare Management (MHA)
9 / 198
Biophysics
9 / 126
Sports Medicine
9 / 216
Paramedicine and Emergency medicine
8 / 120
Pharmacy
6 / 49
Public Health
6 / 47
Critical Care Nursing
6 / 78
Art History
6 / 0
Surgery
6 / 207
Bioinformatics and Computational biology
6 / 160
History
5 / 1
Clinical Psychology
5 / 23
Child Psychology
5 / 145
Materials Science
5 / 72
Sociology
5 / 1
Economics
5 / 14
Molecular Biology
4 / 199
Aesthetics
4 / 1
Oceanography
4 / 83
Literature
4 / 1

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 5
1992 1 0
1993 0 4
1994 0 4
1995 0 2
1996 4 8
1997 9 5
1998 6 15
1999 2 28
2000 1 36
2001 3 44
2002 1 38
2003 2 46
2004 1 64
2005 2 62
2006 3 48
2007 2 61
2008 6 76
2009 11 91
2010 12 125
2011 18 135
2012 17 180
2013 16 253
2014 17 335
2015 26 390
2016 24 439
2017 35 571
2018 34 647
2019 34 878
2020 18 1055
2021 16 1136

Notable alumni

  1. Paul LePage

    Paul LePage
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    politicianbusinessperson
    Biography

    Paul Richard LePage is an American businessman and politician who was the 74th Governor of Maine from 2011 to 2019. A member of the Republican Party, LePage served two terms as a city councilor in Waterville, Maine, before being elected Mayor of Waterville in 2004, serving until 2011.

  2. Karla MacFarlane

    Karla MacFarlane
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Karla Michelle MacFarlane is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the Nova Scotia House of Assembly in the 2013 provincial election. A member of the Progressive Conservative Party of Nova Scotia, she represents the electoral district of Pictou West. MacFarlane is a graduate of Husson University in Maine with an associate degree in Business Communications. In 2016, MacFarlane was named "Legislator of the Year" at the non-profit Springtide Collective's Better Politics Awards.

General info

Alternative names HU
Husson
Founded 1898
Motto Character and Humility
Colors green, gold
Academic Calendar September to May (September - December; January-May). Also Summer Session (June-August)
Total FTE staff 518
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 1 College Circle
Bangor, Maine, 04401-2929
United States
City population 32,000
Phone 2079417000
Fax +1 (207) 941 7085

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