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University of Maine is a public institution situated in Orono, Maine. The suburban atmosphere of Orono makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

63 Undergraduate Degrees
15 Graduate Degrees
$34,743 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
92% Acceptance Rate

Where Is University of Maine?

Location of University of Maine

Contact details for UMaine are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 168 College Avenue, Orono, ME 04469
Phone: 207-581-1865

How Do I Get Into UMaine?

You can apply to UMaine online at:

Admission Requirements for UMaine

Submission Required?
High School GPA recommended
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations required
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into UMaine?

92% Acceptance Rate
53% Of Accepted Are Women
92% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 92%, UMaine is fairly easy to get into, but you must be sure to submit the required materials.

Approximately 47% of accepted students are men and 53% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 92%, and the acceptance rate for women is 92%.

Average Test Scores

About 92% of students accepted to UMaine submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 530 and 630. Math scores were between 520 and 620.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Maine  ( 530 to 630 )

SAT Math Scores for University of Maine  ( 520 to 620 )
UMaine received ACT scores from 15% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 21 and 27. Math scores were between 20 and 27. Composite scores were between 22 and 27.

ACT English Scores for University of Maine  ( 21 to 27 )
ACT Math Scores for University of Maine  ( 20 to 27 )
ACT Composite Scores for University of Maine  ( 22 to 27 )

Can I Afford University of Maine?

$34,743 Net Price
66% Take Out Loans
5.7% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UMaine is $34,743. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At UMaine, approximately 66% of students took out student loans averaging $9,114 a year. That adds up to $36,456 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UMaine is 5.7%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

University of Maine Undergraduate Student Diversity

8,060 Full-Time Undergraduates
47% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 9,430 undergraduate students at UMaine, with 8,060 being full-time and 1,370 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  UMaine

There are also 2,131 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 8,060 full-time undergraduates at UMaine, 53% are male and 47% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  UMaine

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Maine students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of UMaine Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 134
Black or African American 147
Hispanic or Latino 333
White 6,767
International Students 208
Other Races/Ethnicities 471

Geographic Diversity

Maine students aren't the only ones who study at University of Maine. At this time, 37 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 74 countries are represented at UMaine. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Canada, and Saudi Arabia.

Online Learning at University of Maine

903 Took All Classes Online
3,676 Took At Least One Class Online
11.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 5 bachelor’s degree and 10 master’s degree programs available online at UMaine. In 2017-2018, 3,676 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UMaine has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of UMaine

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Maine was 11.8%. This is the #801 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UMaine regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UMaine ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at UMaine.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Nursing Education #29
Nursing #258

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

University of Maine Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 63 0 11 74
Nursing Education 0 4 0 4
TOTAL 63 4 11 78


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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