|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||5%|
|Student to faculty ratio||14:1|
|Dormitory capacity||1,152 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
University of Southern Maine is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 4,111 applications and 3,299 students were granted admission. University of Southern Maine is at the #78 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, 8% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 92% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||870 to 1090|
|ACT||19 to 25|
University of Southern Maine charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $17,290 and in-state students paid $6,578.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 94% of University of Southern Maine's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 47% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,519 (which is 2% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at University of Southern Maine in 2016-2017, was 451, which is 68% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,743 (which is 8.3% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, University of Southern Maine has enrolled a total of 7,855 students (4,396 students full-time and 3,459 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 7,855 students, 768 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 40% men and 60% women and 6,189 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 1,666 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 785 students for distance studies.
Race/ethnicity unknown: 14%
Black/African American: 4%
Two or more races: 2%
Non-resident alien: 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at University of Southern 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|
|Legal Professions And Studies||31%||258|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||14%||119||61|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||12%||97|
|English Language And Literature/letters||6%||51|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||3%||29|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||3%||28||0|
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 Southern Maine full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
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.
The typical median income of University of Southern Maine graduates 6 years after enrollment is $31,200. Last year, out of the total 2,442 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 2,271 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 2,785 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 2,507 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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