85%

Acceptance Rate

$8,696

Avg.Financial Aid

009762

FAFSA Code

About University of Southern Maine (USM)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

8,140

Website

www.usm.maine.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

CIHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

96 Falmouth St

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 2077804141
Fax: 2077804549
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Rankings

The rankings provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere, as long as US universities are concerned. When it comes to the ranking of a university or any educational institution, the more information a student has, the better. The ranking of a university helps a student in many ways. It helps them overcome the confusion of which university/college is good for them and also other prospects. Before taking admission, a student assesses their chosen university on various factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, and their experience, among others. Notably, for the rankings, the two publications, US News and Forbes, are trusted everywhere. However, it is to be noted that University of Southern Maine does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest ranking by these two publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

85%

SAT Range

940 - 1150

ACT Range

19 - 25

Application Fee

$40

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Neither required nor recommended

Accept Common App

Yes

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is fairly easy. University of Southern Maine has 2 admission thresholds. The students are required to submit a fee along with the admission form, in order to be considered for admission at University of Southern Maine. It is a non-refundable amount. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 950-1160, it would improve her chances. A candidate, in order to take admission to University of Southern Maine, must score 22 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 20 are also given admission. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 96 Falmouth St, Portland, Maine 04103. They can also call them at (207) 780-4141.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$11,963

Average Annual Cost

$7,588

Books And Supplies

$1,200

Other Fees

$1,330

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$9,850

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,000

Total One Year Cost

$22,968

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to USM. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $29,194. For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

13:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

70%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

31%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$1,924

Faculty Overview

47%

Male Professors

53%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

145 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

124 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

85 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

66 Graduates

Psychology, General

54 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

44 Graduates

Social Sciences, Other

43 Graduates

Marketing

41 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

38 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

32 Graduates

Social Work

32 Graduates

Political Science and Government

29 Graduates

Biology, General

28 Graduates

Criminology

27 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

27 Graduates

Computer Science

26 Graduates

History

26 Graduates

Industrial Production Technologies/...

24 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

23 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

22 Graduates

Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

22 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

20 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

20 Graduates

Music

17 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

16 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

16 Graduates

Economics

15 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

12 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

12 Graduates

Mathematics

12 Graduates

Philosophy

10 Graduates

Sociology

10 Graduates

Physical Sciences

9 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

8 Graduates

Health Professions and Related Clin...

8 Graduates

Anthropology

5 Graduates

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Prof...

5 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

4 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

4 Graduates

Physics

4 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

3 Graduates

Chemistry

3 Graduates

Computer/Information Technology Adm...

3 Graduates

Specialized Sales, Merchandising an...

2 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

1 Graduates

Gerontology

1 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

1 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

1 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

6,390

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

36%

Full-time

63%

Part-time

37%

Students Gender

Male

42%

US National: 44%

Female

58%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

70% White

14% Unknown

6% Black

3% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

1%

Unknown Location

18%

Out Of State

81%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$58,066 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

22%

Averege Housing Cost

$5,000/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,434/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,434/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Huskies

School Colors

blue, gold, and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

210

Total Female Athletes

171

Intramural Sports

13

Sports Club

11

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Ice Hockey

Lacrosse

Soccer

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Field Hockey

Ice Hockey

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $9,956 per year for living on campus. The average meal plan at USM costs around $4,434 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 43% male and 57% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$33,000/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$38,700/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$16,997

$29,956

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$176 - 311

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

92%

Average Aid Per Year

$8,696

Students Receiving Federal Grants

46%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,687

Students Receiving State Aid

34%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,631

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

87%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,562

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$10,511

$30K - $48K

$10,035

$48K - $75K

$6,125

$75K - $110K

$3,074

> $110K

$2,694

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$23,945,056

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$2,031,317

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at USM to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. The average federal grant that comes from the university is around $5,889, whereas the financial aid is $5,316. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $1,690 as well as institutional aid worth $5,316. The total need-based scholarships/grants offered at USM based on students' financial needs add up to $23,945,056 per year. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants in a year come to around $2,031,317.

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