University of Maine

Orono, Maine

Overview

Address168 College Avenue
School Websitewww.umaine.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Small

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

University of Maine is a mid-size public, 4-year college based in Orono, Maine that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 12,457 students applied to University of Maine. Of those students, 11,503 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in University of Maine was $8,790, in addition to fees of $2,380. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend University of Maine.

University of Maine has a 60% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

Very High

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ACT-
GPARecommended

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The University of Maine acceptance rate is 92%. To put this into perspective, 11,503 of the 12,457 students who applied to University of Maine in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in University of Maine is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into University of Maine had an SAT score between the range of 1,050 and 1,250. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for University of Maine was between 22 and 27 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are not required to submit their GPA to University of Maine as part of their application.

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At University of Maine, the tuition for in-state residents is $8,790. Combined with fees of $2,380, room and board costs of $10,718, other expenses of $2,200 and the $1,000 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $25,088.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $30,970 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in University of Maine to $44,888 for out-of-state students.

Students at University of Maine are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at University of Maine was $5,431 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 32%.

University of Maine Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio15:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to University of Maine.

University of Maine has a good gender split, with 47% of undergraduates being female and 53% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Maine residents; in fact, 54% of all students reside in Maine. However, 45% of students come from out-of-state . This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at University of Maine is 15:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from University of Maine to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 22% students enroll at University of Maine part-time; the other 8,929 students enrolled full-time.

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