University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Medium
Campus locale Suburb
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 11,219
Religious affiliation None
Students with disability 7%
Student to faculty ratio 16:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 3,650 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

90%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

University of Maine is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 12,952 applications and 11,625 students were granted admission. University of Maine is at the #88 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 16% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 93% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT950 to 1190
ACT21 to 26

Application Fee

$40
Undergrad students
$65
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

University of Maine charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $27,240 and in-state students paid $8,370.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$15,763
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $12,440
$8,370
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $6,695
$27,240
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $17,196
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 95% of University of Maine's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 36% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,189 (which is 5.5% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at University of Maine in 2016-2017, was 1,388, which is 69% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,778 (which is 9% above the national average.)

$4,189
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,432
$5,778
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,302
95%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 85%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, University of Maine has enrolled a total of 11,219 students (8,892 students full-time and 2,327 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 11,219 students, 418 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 50% men and 50% women and 9,323 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 1,896 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 777 students for distance studies.

11,219
Total Enrollment
418
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 79%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 7%

Non-resident alien: 4%

Hispanic: 3%

Two or more races: 2%

Black/African American: 2%

Asian: 2%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at University of Maine.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 24% 239 0
Education 9% 89 0
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 8% 84 0
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 4% 41 0
Social Sciences 4% 40 0
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 4% 38 0
Natural Resources And Conservation 3% 32
Health Professions And Related Programs 3% 26 0
English Language And Literature/letters 2% 23 0
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 2% 22 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

59%
Graduation rate
national average: 46%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of University of Maine full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

2%
Still enrolled
13%
Dropout rate
27%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$32,400
Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of University of Maine graduates 6 years after enrollment is $32,400. Last year, out of the total 2,862 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 2,662 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 3,249 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 2,957 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $32,400 $40,800
Employment Rate 93% 91%
Total Graduates 2,862 3,249

Campus Location

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Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of University of Maine.

Maine Maritime Academy
35.8 mile away