Portland, ME
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
68%
32%
student ratio
22
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
March 15
fall application deadline
88%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • American Studies Certificate of Graduate Studies (CGS)
      Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 9
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Thesis optional
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

88% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 9
    • Accepted 8
    • Acceptance Rate 88
    • Enrolled 4
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $65
    • Application Fee - International $65
    • Electronic applications accepted? Not Reported
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline March 15th March 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1st October 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test or MAT
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFederal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students22
    • Female Percentage68%
    • Male Percentage32%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students22
    • Part-time Percentage77%
    • Full-time Percentage23%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino9%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian73%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races13%
    • Unknown or International Student5%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty5
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage60%
    • Male Percentage40%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchSocial history, regional culture, landscape of literature, material culture, art and architecture
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Program in American and New England Studies

College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
University of Southern Maine

96 Falmouth Street
Portland, ME 04103
United States

Dr. Kent Ryden

Director

Phone: 207-780-4941
Email: kryden@usm.maine.edu

Mary Sloan

Assistant Dean of Graduate Studies/Director of Graduate Admissions

Phone: 207-780-4812
Email: gradstudies@usm.maine.edu

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