University of Maine: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - Very BadCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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University of Maine is a medium four-year, public school with 10,905 students enrolled. This institution was originated in 1865 and is the only college located in Orono, Maine.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
111
At University of Maine you can earn your bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

University of Maine implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 111 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Engineering, Psychology, Management, and Biology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
76%
The rate of student retention at University of Maine is fair at 76% (close to Maine average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at University of Maine is below average - 58%. Nearly 7% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at University of Maine is pretty good -- 12:1. Learn more details regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$27,600
Average tuition costs are very high, around $25,300 a year. The additional fees at University of Maine beyond tuition are around $2,300; this makes it a total of $27,600 annually.

Read the details about University of Maine additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
78%
As reported in recent government data, 8,093 applications were submitted and 6,289 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get admitted at this school.

This school might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score stats at University of Maine in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,600
University of Maine offers a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at University of Maine, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
F
University of Maine provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 3,500 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low: about $4,600 per academic year.

Army and Navy ROTC programs are available at University of Maine. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, University of Maine appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

University of Maine Location and Maps



Post Address: University of Maine, 168 College Avenue, Orono, Maine 04469, USA
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