University of Southern Maine

Portland, Maine

Overview

Address96 Falmouth St
School Websitewww.usm.maine.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Small

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

University of Southern Maine is a small public, 4-year college based in Portland, 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, 4,254 students applied to University of Southern Maine. Of those students, 3,634 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in University of Southern Maine was $7,588, in addition to fees of $1,330. 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 Southern Maine.

University of Southern Maine has a 39% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

Very High

SAT-
ACT-
GPANeither required nor recommended

%

The University of Southern Maine acceptance rate is 85%. To put this into perspective, 3,634 of the 4,254 students who applied to University of Southern Maine in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in University of Southern Maine is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into University of Southern Maine had an SAT score between the range of 940 and 1,150. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for University of Southern Maine was between 19 and 25 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are not required to submit their GPA to University of Southern 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 Southern Maine, the tuition for in-state residents is $7,588. Combined with fees of $1,330, room and board costs of $9,850, other expenses of $3,000 and the $1,200 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $22,968.

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 $21,294 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in University of Southern Maine to $35,344 for out-of-state students.

Students at University of Southern Maine are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at University of Southern Maine was $5,687 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 46%.

University of Southern Maine Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio13:1

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

University of Southern Maine has a good gender split, with 58% of undergraduates being female and 42% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Maine residents; in fact, 81% of all students reside in Maine. However, 18% 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 Southern Maine is 13:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from University of Southern Maine to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 42% students enroll at University of Southern Maine part-time; the other 4,707 students enrolled full-time.

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