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University of Maine
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  • 4 Year
  • ORONO, ME

Report Card

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

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UMaine is an above-average public university located in Orono, Maine. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 7,847 undergraduate students. The UMaine acceptance rate is 92%. Popular majors include Business, Marketing, and Mechanical Engineering. Graduating 56% of students, UMaine alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $33,800.

About

168 COLLEGE AVENUE
ORONO, ME 04469
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Colonial Athletic Association

Branch Campuses

University of Maine Rankings

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UMaine Admissions

Acceptance Rate
92%
Application Deadline
March 1
SAT Range
1050-1260
ACT Range
21-27
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Recommended
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$16,365 / 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
$10,842 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
64%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 99 responses
66%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 133 responses
48%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 133 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
3
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
3
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    65%
  • On Campus
    2%
  • Online
    33%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
7,847 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,618
Undergrads Over 25
8%
Pell Grant
30%
Varsity Athletes
6%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 96 responses
  • Friendly
    43%
  • Spirited
    19%
  • Laid-back
    13%
  • Energetic
    5%
  • Friendly but unintelligent
    5%
  • Partying Drunkard.
    5%
  • Country
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
56%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 162 responses
Poll
67%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 205 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 103 responses
  • Lots of leggings and Bean boots.
    26%
  • Its not quite like home, but I enjoy it nonetheles
    13%
  • Home
    12%
  • Eternal Winter but still a great place
    11%
  • Decent community, great people.
    10%
  • The place where I belong
    9%
  • Cold
    7%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$42,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
56%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
89%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 81 responses

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