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Husson University
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  • 4 Year
  • BANGOR, ME

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Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade A minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade A minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade A
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

About

1 COLLEGE CIRCLE
BANGOR, ME 04401
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Eastern Collegiate Football Conference
From Husson University

Husson (“huh-son”) University is a small, private, nonprofit institution located in Bangor, Maine. We’re known for our safe, close-knit campus, as well as our specialized learning spaces where students learn hands on, turning classroom theory into practice.

We offer 60+ undergraduate, graduate and professional programs in business, communications, counseling, criminal justice, education, health, pharmacy, science & humanities and technology.

Internships & clinicals are an important part of a Husson education, and in some programs, are built into the curriculum. The majority of our students participate in at least one internship or clinical before they graduate.

With an average class size of 18, you’ll get more personal attention from faculty. They’ll get to know you & your career goals and give you guidance on how to achieve them.

Approximately 96% of our students are employed or in grad school within 1 year of graduation – proof that an education from Husson is a smart investment.

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Husson University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
85%
SAT Range
960-1140
ACT Range
19-25
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$19,342 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$11,829 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
82%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 44 responses
78%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 60 responses
73%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 60 responses

Majors

Conservation Law

As a Conservation Law student, you will be provided with strong knowledge & application of laws regarding wildlife, natural resources, land navigation & the environment. Students will learn hands-on experience from real-world scenarios brought to the classroom to help them understand how regulations are enforced & why they were put in place.

Online

Online Programs Offered
10
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
2
Online Associates Programs
2
Online Bachelor's Programs
6
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    62%
  • On Campus
    17%
  • Online
    21%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,264 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
415
Undergrads Over 25
12%
Pell Grant
48%
Varsity Athletes
13%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 39 responses
  • Friendly
    69%
  • Non-Chalant
    23%
  • We're a mix
    5%
  • We are career oriented people, who are focused. :)
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
79%
Poll
62%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 73 responses
Poll
52%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 75 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 50 responses
  • Small campus
    40%
  • Professional and Comfortable
    20%
  • Cozy
    18%
  • Boring
    6%
  • Career Readiness
    6%
  • Community
    4%
  • Underrated
    2%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$38,800 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
58%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
95%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 37 responses

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