University of Maine Rankings

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In the World#556 of 14178
In North America#211 of 2629
In the United States#187 of 2528
In Maine#1 of 19
In Orono#1 of 1
In Environmental science#204 of 6,085

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
90%
Average SAT
1155
Average ACT
24
Aid receiving
99%
Undergraduates
9,430
Graduates
2,131
Male:Female Ratio
49:51
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
umaine.edu

University of Maine Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate90%90%91%
Applicants13,1186,1726,946
Admissions11,8385,5516,287
Freshmen enrolled full time2,1061,172934
Freshmen enrolled part time342014

2,927 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,276 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
2,002 or 94%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1050
or below

75% of them
had 1260
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in University of Maine are 1050-1260 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
231 or 11%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 21
or below

75% of them
had 27
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in University of Maine are 21-27 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

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

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White9229 (80%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown599 (5%)
Nonresident Alien456 (4%)
Hispanic420 (4%)
Two or more races361 (3%)
Asian189 (2%)
Black or African American184 (2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native45 (0.4%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander6 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$9,507
Students receiving aid
99%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$9,000$8,100
Tuition in-state$9,000$8,100
Tuition out-of-state$29,310$26,388
Fee in-district$2,438$1,247
Fee in-state$2,438$1,247
Fee out-of-state$2,438$1,247

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity3,650
Combined charge for room and board$10,966
Room charge$5,518
Meal charge$5,448

University of Maine Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Business Administration and Management, General7225
Mechanical Engineering848
Psychology, General7644
Social Work3843
Marketing & Marketing Management, General77
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse6311
Civil Engineering, General5583
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching536
Finance, General56
Environmental Science36911
Human Development and Family Studies, General496
Chemical Engineering4752
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management4222
Marine Sciences3952
Biology & Biological Sciences, General451
Food Science25152
Elementary Education and Teaching42
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General2714
Mechanical Engineering & Mechanical Technology & Technician37
Political Science and Government, General37
Civil Engineering Technology & Technician36
Speech Communication and Rhetoric286
Economics, General239
Animal Sciences, General282
English Language and Literature, General237
Forestry, General235
History, General2052
Secondary Education and Teaching241
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia25
Electrical and Electronics Engineering241
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering231
Accounting22
International Relations and Affairs21
Reading Teacher Education21
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies20
Special Education and Teaching, General20
Computer Engineering, General163
Geology & Earth Science, General855
Chemistry, General1016
Computer Science17
Zoology & Animal Biology152
Microbiology, General132
Communication and Media Studies, Other15
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology & Technician14
Biochemistry102
Fine & Studio Arts, General12
Journalism12
Economics, Other102
Anthropology1011
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General12
Mathematics and Statistics74
Sociology11
Curriculum and Instruction11
Applied Horticulture & Horticulture Operations, General10
Surveying Technology & Surveying9
Higher Education & Higher Education Administration9
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing9
Physics, General413
Music Teacher Education71
Educational & Instructional Technology8
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other34
Art Teacher Education7
International & Global Studies7
Philosophy6
Forest Sciences and Biology51
Biomedical Sciences, General6
Education, General14
Athletic Training & Trainer5
Women's Studies5
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education5
Geological and Earth Sciences & Geosciences, Other5
Molecular Biology31
Surveying Engineering22
Engineering Physics & Applied Physics22
Music Performance, General22
Plant Sciences, General4
Intermedia & Multimedia4
Spanish Language and Literature3
Music, General3
Agriculture, General3
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General3
French Language and Literature12
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist3
Educational Leadership and Administration, General21
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics3
Anthropology, Other2
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical11
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other2
Information Technology2
Horticultural Science2
Art History, Criticism and Conservation1
Mass Communication & Media Studies1
Botany & Plant Biology1
Entomology1
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management1
Wildlife Biology1
Agricultural Engineering1
Agricultural Economics1
Grand Total1,61435369
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate57%55%59%
  • Full-time retention rate - 74%
  • Part-time retention rate - 56%

Publications & Citations

Publications
17,104
Citations
629,009

Publication count by topic

Biology
3,547
Chemistry
1,821
Geology
1,377
Environmental science
1,343
Psychology
1,321
Materials science
1,175
Computer science
969
Mathematics
739
Geography
730
Medicine
516
Engineering
481
Sociology
458
Business
386
Physics
364
Political science
351
Economics
311
History
239
Art
144
Philosophy
85

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Geography10934,678
Geology12079,177
Environmental science16056,663
History3191,028
Political science3875,821
Business46014,675
Economics47215,160
Biology478159,072
Sociology4949,171
Psychology49948,502
Mathematics54925,862
Chemistry64467,226
Art702193
Computer science72624,654
Philosophy737257
Engineering7629,204
Materials science81425,853
Physics10467,683
Medicine119115,584

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19902132895
19912222852
19922163438
19932213478
19942123813
19952274373
19962724495
19972405085
19982475592
19993006199
20002887258
20013128193
20023509821
200335511363
200437012308
200539614599
200642816396
200750519530
200848521318
200954423962
201054926359
201149229555
201258132268
201362936331
201465237483
201564638451
201669737352
201772339494
201876135932
201979741179
202075844271

General info

Alternative namesUMAINE
Founded1865
WikipediaUniversity of Maine
MottoDirigo
I lead
Colorsblue, white
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - December; January-May). Also Summer Session
Total FTE staff2,366
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address168 College Avenue
Orono, Maine, 04469
United States
City population10,000
Phone2075811865

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