University of Maine

, Orono, ME 04469

About University of Maine

University of Maine is classified as a doctoral-granting university with high research activity. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. Approximately half of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and 25% to 49% of undergraduates reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in over half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in the sciences, humanities, social sciences, and medical fields. Professional education may also be available within other professional fields and related health professions. According to data for fall enrollment, this institution has a low transfer rate, and at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Fewer than 20% of entering students are undergrad transfer students. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate9,511
Student Age% Under 2573%
 % 25 and Over27%
 % Age Unknown1%
Attendance Type% Full-time78%
 % Part-time22%
Race/Ethnicity% White76.9%
 % Black1.2%
 % Asian1.2%
 % Latino1.0%
 % Native American1.8%
 % Race Unknown15.0%
 % International student3%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyPerforming Arts
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
 % Admitted80%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled32%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationRequired
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT97%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT10%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800580 / 800
 SAT Writing460 / 800560 / 800
 SAT Math480 / 800590 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite20 / 3626 / 36
 ACT English / 36
 ACT Writing / 12 / 12
 ACT Math / 36 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$40
 Graduate Application Fee$65
 In-State Tuition & Fees$10,142
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$25,172
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid87%
 % Undergraduates with Loans70%
 % Undergraduates with Grants67%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,000
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,766
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,766
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,200
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,200
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,200

Neighborhood Data for the Orono Area

Median Age21
Median Household Income$37,500
Total Population8,941
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total53.1% 46.9%
 Age 0-938.9%61.1%
 Age 10-1752.8%47.2%
 Age 18-2457.4%42.6%
 Age 25-2961.9%38.1%
 Age 30-3942.7%57.3%
Race/Ethnicity% White92.4%
 % Black1.4%
 % Asian2.9%
 % Latino0.3%
 % Native American1.0%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.3%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,766
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,766
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$761
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $5009.5%29.7%6.3%
 $500 to $74990.5%49.2%0.0%
 $750 to $9990.0%11.5%60.3%
 Over $10000.0%9.5%14.0%
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