University of Southern Maine

country rank  692
world rank  2282

Publish your
uniRank University Ranking

University Overview

Founded in 1878, University of Southern Maine is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Portland (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Maine. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Gorham, Lewiston. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, University of Southern Maine (USM) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Southern Maine (USM) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), 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 140 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 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym USM
Founded 1878
Motto Connecting You with Tomorrow

University Location

Address 96 Falmouth Street
Portland (population range: 50,000-249,999)
04104 Maine
United States
T +1 (207) 780 5670
F +1 (207) 780 5640
Other locations Gorham, Lewiston

Degree Levels & Study Areas


Search for courses and programs with the uniRank World Universities Search Engine

Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student 17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 37 College Avenue
Gorham 04038
+1 (207) 780 5670
800 800 4876

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of Southern 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

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
New England Commission of Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation
1960


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)

Affiliations

  • University of Maine System
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


|


Social Media

Facebook
University of Southern Maine's official Facebook page for social networking


Twitter
University of Southern Maine's official Twitter webpage for micro-blogging and news updates


LinkedIn
University of Southern Maine's LinkedIn profile for business and academic networking


YouTube
University of Southern Maine's official YouTube or Vimeo channel for videos


Instagram
University of Southern Maine's official Flickr or Instagram webpage for photo galleries


Online Courses

iTunes U
Not reported


Open Education Consortium
Not reported


Wikipedia Article

Video Presentation

Not available; please submit an official general video presentation of this higher education institution.


Related resources

Find out rankings and reviews of all Universities in the United States

Search for courses and scholarships with the uniRank World Universities Search Engine

Explore a list of all recognized Universities in North America by country

Errors and Update

Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018