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University of Maine

Orono, Maine

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Overview

Student Population
11,404
University of Maine overview
Location Orono, Maine
Online umaine.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Small Suburban
University of Maine overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Orono, Maine, University of Maine is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 13,118 prospective students applied, and 11,838 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 2,140 enrolled in the school.  8,929 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,475 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $9,000 plus fees of $2,438. University of Maine is ranked 537 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

6/10
Overall
6/10
Academics
6/10
Resources
6/10
Outcomes
5/10
Value

University of Maine is rated within the top 48% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for University of Maine within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Challenging
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SAT 1050/1260
ACT 21/27
GPA 3.22
Applications Accepted
90.2% 
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Applications Due Mar 1, 2021
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend

Maine Resident Tuition
$9,000
In State Costs for University of Maine
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$2,438
Room and Board $10,966
Budget for Other Expenses$2,200
Total One Year Cost$25,604
Out of State Resident Tuition
$29,310
Out of State Costs for University of Maine
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$2,438
Room and Board $10,966
Budget for Other Expenses$2,200
Total One Year Cost$45,914

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$46,700 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
60% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by University of Maine students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 11%
Engineering 11%
Education 10%
Social Sciences 9%
Health Professions 6%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=161253 IPEDS survey data for University of Maine.

Current students may use the University of Maine GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.