85%

Acceptance Rate

$8,696

Avg.Financial Aid

009762

FAFSA Code

University of Southern Maine (USM)

  • Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

    Public

  • Acceptance Rate:

    N/A

  • Level

    4 Years

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

    Not applicable

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

    CIHE

  • Website

    www.usm.maine.edu
  • Student Population Number of Students attending College

    8,140

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

    Yes

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Location & Contact

Email:

N/A

Address

96 Falmouth St

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

  • SAT/ACT

    Recommended

  • ACT Range

    19 - 25

  • High School GPA

    Neither required nor recommended

  • Application Fee

    $40

  • 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

Additional Costs:

  • Books And Supplies

    $1,200

  • Other Fees

    $1,330

  • Room And Board The charges for an academic year for ooming 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

Most Popular 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

  • 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 / Part-time

63% / 37%

Students Gender

Male

42%

US National: 44%

Female

58%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

White

70%

Unknown

14%

Black

6%

Hispanic

3%

Two or more races

3%

Non Resident alien

1%

Asian

2%

American Indian/Alaska native

1%

Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

0%

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 Security

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.

24-Hour Security Patrol

Campus Emergency Phones

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

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.

$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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