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University of Maine

Orono, ME

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Overview

University of Maine is a University institution located in Orono, ME, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 5713 Chadbourne Hall
Orono, ME  04469-5713
United States
Contact Lateef O'Connor
Senior Associate Director of Admissions
Email: umaineadmissions@maine.edu
Phone: 207-581-1561
Fax: 207-581-1213

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
Agriculture, General Checkmark
Agroecology And Sustainable Agriculture Checkmark
Animal Sciences, General Checkmark
Applied Horticulture/horticulture Operations, General Checkmark
Food Science Checkmark
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
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Microbiology, General Checkmark
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Zoology/animal Biology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Communication And Media Studies, Other Checkmark
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Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark
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Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Education, General Checkmark
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French Language Teacher Education Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Civil Engineering, General Checkmark
Computer Engineering, General Checkmark
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Engineering Physics/applied Physics Checkmark
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Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Civil Engineering Technologies/technicians Checkmark
Construction Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Electrical, Electronic, And Communications Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/technicians, General Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Human Development And Family Studies, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Foreign Languages And Literatures, General Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
German Language And Literature Checkmark
Romance Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, Other Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist Checkmark
Communication Sciences And Disorders, General Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities, Other Checkmark
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics, General Checkmark
Statistics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Marine Sciences Checkmark
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Forestry, General Checkmark
Wildlife, Fish And Wildlands Science And Management Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Parks, Recreation, And Leisure Facilities Management, General Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
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Economics, General Checkmark
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International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

14,447
Applied
13,604
Accepted
9,155
Enrolled
94%
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Female Admissions

8,012
Females Applied
7,589
Females Accepted
95%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

6,435
Males Applied
6,015
Males Accepted
93%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

3.42
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2
One recommendation
Required for some programs Other requirements may exist (see below)
Other requirements: Some programs have higher cumulative GPA requirements such as Nursing (3.5), and some programs in Education, Science and Engineering programs (2.3-2.5).

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Out of state Fall freshmen March 1st January 1st
Other early decision plan December 1st January 15th
Transfer Not reported Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 604 550 670
SAT Math 594 530 670
ACT Composite 27 24 30

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

12,000
In-state
34,740
Out-of-state
12,000
In-district
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Fees

346
Full-time student fees
12,050
Room & board
6,318
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

15,783
Avg. Financial Aid Package
16,539
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
24,056
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,100
Avg. Loan Aid
8,262
Avg. Grant Aid
10,768
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
74%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
26%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

9,155
Total Undergrad students
2%
International Students
38%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.94%
Black or African American 1.73%
White or Caucasian 83.32%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.68%
Asian 1.76%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.04%
Two or more races 3.67%
Other 1.6%

Gender

Male (51.48%)
Female (48.07%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
International housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 38%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
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Campus events:
Maine Day, Homecoming and Family and Friends Weekend

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
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Student Organizations

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Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Fraternity and Sorority Life, UMaine Ski and Snowboard Club, UMaine Fly Fishing Club, Pokemon Club and Mechanical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry Student Chapter

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
area emergency text and email message system

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark Division 1B No
Baseball Checkmark Division 1B Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1B Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark Division 1B No
Cheerleading No Division 1B No
Crew No Division 1B No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1B Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Division 1B No
Fencing No Division 1B No
Field Hockey No Division 1B No
Football Checkmark Division 1B Checkmark
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Indoor Track No Division 1B No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1B No
Racquetball Checkmark Division 1B No
Riflery Checkmark Division 1B No
Rock Climbing Checkmark Division 1B No
Rugby Checkmark Division 1B No
Sailing Checkmark Division 1B No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark Division 1B No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark Division 1B No
Soccer No Division 1B No
Softball No Division 1B No
Squash Checkmark Division 1B No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1B No
Table Tennis Checkmark Division 1B No
Tennis No Division 1B No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1B Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Division 1B No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1B No
Weight Lifting Checkmark Division 1B No
Wrestling Checkmark Division 1B No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton No No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark No Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No No No
Crew No No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark No Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey Checkmark No Checkmark
Football No No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No Checkmark
Indoor Track No No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Riflery Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No Checkmark
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No No No
Track And Field Checkmark No Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball No No No
Weight Lifting No No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No

Faculty

837
Total Faculty
15:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 525
Part-time - 312
Male - 429
Female - 407
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