The University of Maine

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world rank  608

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University Overview

Founded in 1865, The University of Maine is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Orono (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Maine. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, The University of Maine (UMAINE) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. The University of Maine (UMAINE) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 154 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UMAINE
Founded 1865
Motto Dirigo
I lead
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address 168 College Avenue
Orono (population range: 10,000-49,999)
04469 Maine
United States
T +1 (207) 581 1865
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Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office 5713 Chadbourne Hall
Orono 04469-5713
+1 (207) 581 1561
(877) 486 2364

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to The University of Maine's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1929


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.
  • American Dietetic Association
  • American Psychological Association
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Computing Sciences Accreditation Board
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation
  • Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech Language Hearing Association
  • Council on Social Work Education
  • Institute of Food Technologists
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design
  • National Association of Schools of Music
  • Society of American Foresters
  • Society of Wood Science and Technology

Memberships and Affiliations

  • University of Maine System
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019