52
Students
Small town
Small Town
Setting
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Overview

University of Maine / School of Marine Sciences is located in Orono, ME, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Professional Science Master's (PSM)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 13
Doctoral Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

60
Applied
18
Accepted
13
Enrolled
30%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline August 1st Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

52
Total Graduate Students
21%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
78%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 71%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.92%
Asian 1.92%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.92%
Unknown 3.85%

Gender

Male (42%)
Female (57%)

Faculty

37
Total faculty
Full-time (26)
Part-time (11)
Male (28)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Oceanography, marine biology, marine policy, aquaculture and fisheries
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
12,000,000

Location & Contact

Address Orono, ME  04469
United States
Contact Dr. Fei Chai
Director
Phone: 207-581-3321
Fax: 207-581-4388