University of Maine: Ranking & Review

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Orono Rank United States Rank World Rank
2 218 638
Top 4%

University of Maine Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate92%92%92%
Applicants13,2316,2676,964
Admissions12,2075,7716,436
Enrolled undergraduates2,2991,2291,070
Enrolled total (including graduate students)11,2405,5605,680

3,320 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

726 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $40. Application fee for graduates - $65.

Secondary school GPARecommended
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores2,123
Percent of students submitting SAT scores92%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
580
Math
570

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores343
Percent of students submitting ACT scores15%
ACT Composite
24
ACT English
24
ACT Math
23

University of Maine Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $24,238 $43,618
Off-campus $24,238 $43,618
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $10,136 and other expenses per full academic year.

University of Maine provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 3,650 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $8,580 $27,960
Fees for full-time undergraduates $2,322 $2,322
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $286 $932
Tuition for Full-time graduates $7,722 $25,146
Fees for full-time graduates $1,162 $1,162
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $429 $1,397

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Engineering 267 25 11 303
Education 173 111 7 291
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 231 25 256
Health Professions and Related Programs 109 25 134
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 116 6 6 128
Social Sciences 98 10 108
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 87 19 106
Psychology 91 6 6 103
Natural Resources and Conservation 67 22 11 100
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 94 94
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 72 8 1 81
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 39 37 76
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 38 24 6 68
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 47 6 53
English Language and Literature & Letters 27 13 40
Physical Sciences 21 10 7 38
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 15 9 24
History 20 1 3 24
Visual and Performing Arts 16 7 23
Mathematics and Statistics 13 5 18
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 16 16
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 14 14
Philosophy and Religious Studies 7 7
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 2 2 4
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1 1
Grand Total1,681371582,110

A total of 1,681 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at University of Maine.

At the master's and doctor's level 429 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate58%55%60%
  • Full-time retention rate - 75%
  • Part-time retention rate - 35%

General info

Alternative namesUMAINE
Founded1865
MottoDirigo
I lead
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsblue, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff2,328
Instructional FTE607
Research FTE20
Public Service FTE43
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websiteumaine.edu
Address168 College Avenue
Orono, Maine, 04469
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Small
City population10,000 - 50,000
Phone2075811865

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