University of Maine, Orono

Orono, ME

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Most Popular Majors

All Majors & Degrees

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Major Bachelors Masters
Agricultural Economics
Animal Sciences
Applied Horticulture/Horticultural Operations
Environmental Science
Food Science
Forest Sciences and Biology
General Natural Resources Management and Policy
General Plant Sciences
Soil Science and Agronomy
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management
Wildlands, Fish and Wildlife Management and Science
Wood Science and Wood Products/Pulp and Paper Technology

Arts & Humanities

Major Bachelors Masters
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art/Art Studies
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts
English Language and Literature
Fine/Studio Arts
Foreign Languages and Literatures
French Language and Literature
General Music
German Language and Literature
Latin Language and Literature
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Music Performance
Other Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Rhetoric and Composition
Russian Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature


Major Bachelors Masters
Business Administration and Management
Marketing/Marketing Management

Communication & Media

Major Bachelors Masters
Broadcast Journalism
Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Mass Communication/ Media Studies
Other Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services


Major Bachelors Masters
Art Teacher Education
Curriculum and Instruction
Educational Leadership and Administration
Educational/Instructional Media Design
Elementary Education and Teaching
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
Music Teacher Education
Other Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Reading Teacher Education
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Secondary Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education


Major Bachelors Masters
Agricultural/Biological Engineering and Bioengineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Engineering Physics
Forest Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Other Engineering
Surveying Engineering

Family and Consumer Science Professions

Major Bachelors Masters
Human Development and Family Studies

Fitness, Recreation and Leisure Studies

Major Bachelors Masters
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management

Health & Medical Services

Major Bachelors Masters
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Communication Disorders
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Registered Nurse and Registered Nursing (RN)

Interdisciplinary Studies

Major Bachelors Masters
International/Global Studies
Marine Sciences
Other Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies

Life Science

Major Bachelors Masters
Biology/Biological Sciences
Botany/Plant Biology
General Zoology/Animal Biology
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
Molecular Biology

Mathematics and Statistics

Major Bachelors Masters
Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Sciences

Major Bachelors Masters
Geology/Earth Science
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical
Other Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences

Social Sciences

Major Bachelors Masters
Clinical Psychology
International Relations and Affairs
Other Economics
Political Science and Government
Women's Studies

Social Work

Major Bachelors Masters
Public Administration
Social Work

Technician Careers

Major Bachelors Masters
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
Survey Technology/ Surveying


Major Bachelors Masters
Computer Science
Information Technology

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University of Maine, Orono Academic Details

Academic Calendar Semester
Average Freshman GPA 2.70
Retention Rate 76%
Carnegie Class Research Universities (high research activity)
Orientation Month(s) Orientation for new students held in June and September.

Specialty Study Options

  • Double Majors
  • Independent Study
  • Accelerated Study
  • Honors Program
  • Internships
  • Certificate Programs

Domestic Off-Campus Semester-Away Programs

  • Sea Semester

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science

Pre-Professional Programs

  • Pre-Law
  • Pre-Medicine
  • Pre-Veterinary
  • Pre-Pharmacy
  • Pre-Dentistry
  • Pre-Optometry

Class Sizes at University of Maine, Orono

  • Fewer than 20 Students: 53%
  • 50 - 100 Students: 8%
  • 20 - 49 Students: 35%
  • 100+ Students: 3%
Fewer than 20 Students 53%
50 - 100 Students 8%
20 - 49 Students 35%
100+ Students 3%

Faculty at University of Maine, Orono

Total Faculty 749
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 12
Full-Time Professors 555
Male Faculty 438
Part-Time Professors 194
Women Faculty 311

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