Description

As Maine’s premier public university, the University of Maine – Orono provides a wide range of academics in a vast, bustling campus environment. The university comprises a number of academic divisions, including:

  • College of Education & Human Development
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
  • College of Natural Sciences, Forestry & Agriculture
  • College of Business, Public Policy & Health
  • Graduate School

In total, the University of Maine offers nearly 100 majors. This impressive selection gives you plenty of options, whether you would like to explore many subjects or you already know your exact professional ambitions.

With a total enrollment that typically exceeds 20,000, the University of Maine is a highly active campus. You can enrich your college life at the university with student clubs, organizations and athletics, or with some of the special activities that the university sponsors.

You can find the admissions application for University of Maine on the school’s website. The application can be completed online, but you will need to mail supplemental materials to the university.

Several financial aid opportunities are available at the University of Maine. Federal programs provide the bulk of tuition assistance, but the university also offers scholarships based on merit.

Quick Facts about University of Maine, Orono

Region

Northeast

Setting

Small Town Setting

Type

Public

Size

Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

Black Bears

Website

www.umaine.edu

On-Campus Housing Available

Yes

Selectivity

Selective

In-State Tuition

$10,588

Out-of-State Tuition

$26,308

Retention Rate

79%

Enrollment

11,985

Year Established

1862

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students
9,667
Freshman Class
2,058
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)
11,985

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
81%
Graduate
19%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
84%
Part-Time
16%

Students Coming From In-State vs. Out-of-State

In-State
78%
Out-of-State
22%

Gender of Students

Women
49%
Men
51%

Ethnic Diversity

African-American
1%
Asian
1%
Caucasian
79%
Other
19%

Students State Origin

Maine
78%
Massachusetts
6%
New Hampshire
2%
Connecticut
1%
New Jersey
1%
Other
12%

International Students

International
2%
Domestic
98%

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