About University of Southern Maine

University of Southern Maine is a Public, 4 years college located in Portland, Maine. University of Southern Maine ranked 9th in Maine Colleges and 36th in Federal Region I.
It has a total enrollment of 8,022 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The acceptance rate at University of Southern Maine is 88.00% last year (undergraduate school).
University of Southern Maine is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education.
Contact Information
Address96 Falmouth St, Portland, ME 04103
Phone207-780-4141
WEBwww.usm.maine.edu
Admission Information
Admissionwww.usm.maine.edu/admission
Online Applicationhttps://beech.unet.maine.edu/eapp/pls/eaMenu.logon_index_page
Financial Aidusm.maine.edu/student-financial-services
Net Price Calculatorusm.maine.edu/student-financial-services/net-price-calculator
Veterans Tuitionusm.maine.edu/veterans/educational-benefits
Disability Serviceusm.maine.edu/dsc
School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of University of Southern Maine is 88.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 22.00%. The application fees are $40 for undergraduate programs and $65 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate88.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)22.00 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$40
Graduate Application Fees$65

Tuition & Fees

The 2022 tuition & fees at University of Southern Maine is $9,904 for Maine residents and $23,904 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $8,856 for Maine residents and $22,968 for out-of-students.
Maine ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$9,904$23,904
Graduate Tuition & Fees$8,856$22,968
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 8,022 students have enrolled for academic year 2020-2021. Among them, 4,081 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Southern Maine has 6,098 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 1,924 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students8,022
Undergraduate Students6,098
Graduate Students1,924
Online Enrollment4,081

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs175 Programs
Number of online programs16 Programs
Offered Degrees/Programs1 Year Certificate
Bachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Master's
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
ROTC
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
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