University of Maine

United States of America

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Located on the banks of the Stillwater River in the town of Orono, the University of Maine is a public institution that was founded in 1865.Situated on Marsh Island between the Penobscot and Stillwater rivers, UM is the nation’s only land grant university on an island.

The University of Maine is Maine's flagship university, making it the largest and most research-comprehensive university in the state, with a firm foundation in the liberal arts. The University offers more than 100 undergraduate majors and academic programs in the following Schools & Colleges (College of Education & Human Development, College of Engineering, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, College of Natural Sciences, Forestry & Agriculture, Graduate School, Honors College and Maine Business School). The most popular programs at Maine are business, engineering and education.

The university is home to 9,323 undergraduate students, 1,896 graduate students spanning the breadth and depth of undergraduate and graduate studies and guided by world-class faculty who are leading researchers and scholars in their fields, mentoring students. The University of Maine is home to over 600 international students from more than 70 countries.

Grants, scholarships, loans, and Federal Work-Study are all considered financial aid.  Typically, applicants are offered a financial aid package consisting of a combination of awards from various types of aid programs by the University.

Through integrated teaching, research, and outreach, the University of Maine improves the quality of life for people in Maine and around the world, and promotes responsible stewardship of human, natural, and financial resources.The University of Maine is committed to creating and sustaining a welcoming environment for all students, faculty, staff and visitors. The environment, critical to the vigorous discovery/learning processes define a university, diversity–diversity of ideas, cultures, experiences and backgrounds.

UM is the only institution in Maine classified as a research university by the Carnegie Classification.

Notable Alumni: Colby Chandler (Former CEO of Eastman Kodak), Lawrence Bender (Film producer-Pulp Fiction and Good Will Hunting), JC Monahan (WCVB-TV meteorologist), Wallace Rider Farrington (Former Governor of Hawaii, Founder of the University of Hawaii)

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English

Aerospace Engineering is an ever-evolving and highly challenging career choice. Aerospace engineers are on the leading-edge of that evolution, involved in research, design and development of a wide range of fascinating vehicles, some traveling at astounding speeds through both air and space. These systems can include satellites, launch vehicles, fixed-wing aircraft, helicopters, marine vessels, projectiles, airdrop vehicles and an ever widening range of unmanned autonomous systems (UAS).The skills developed in these courses can be applied in a number of different industries including those associated with aerospace science missions, defense missions and commercial applications as well as in the automobile and marine industries.

Three letters of recommendation, Official transcript of all previous college or university work, Official test scores, Official TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE Academic scores

A BS in Aerospace Engineering from WPI gives you hands-on experience with the technical concepts relevant to aerospace engineering and design. You ll use your skills to transition into a career in designing and building aircraft, missiles, systems for national defense, or spacecraft throughout this growing industry.

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Graduates are prepared to assume leadership roles in the development and implementation of educational programs for students with ASD. Graduates work with parents, teachers, direct care staff and others who provide support for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.Candidates will have the necessary theoretical and applied background to provide leadership to their schools and districts in developing a sound model of educational and social/behavioral support and intervention.Candidates will be familiar with and able to access available resources to support their districts efforts in providing services for their students with ASD.Candidates will have the knowledge and skills to serve as team leaders and coaches in supporting program implementation in their schools and districts.

Three letters of recommendation, Official transcript of all previous college or university work, Official test scores, Official TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE Academic scores

Diverse careers in the food industry, health-care and fitness facilities, hospitals, nutrition education and communication enterprises, government or private-sector food and nutrition agencies, science related research laboratories, and science education. Students learn problem-solving skills, approaches to critical thinking, and basic principles in two related disciplines.

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Accounting majors gain skills in the organization and presentation of financial information to corporate stakeholders and internal financial and managerial information to business managers. Our accounting graduates are sought by accounting firms, public or private companies, nonprofits and government entities for financial reporting, taxation, auditing and business consulting. Accounting majors often take jobs as accountants, auditors, budget analysts, credit analysts, financial examiners, tax examiners and collectors, revenue agents and business consultants.

Official high school transcript, SAT or ACT scores, Official college transcripts for all attempted college coursework, An essay, A school recommendation, TOEFL- minimum score of 79 (iBT) or 550 (iTP). IELTS minimum score of 6.5. PTE-minimum score of 53. CEFR completed level C1.

Financial management, operational management, or general management.

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English

A major in biology allows students to explore various aspects of our natural world. Tremendous advances in biotechnology, medicine, environmental studies and related areas make biology an important and fascinating field of study. Biology is a broad field that seeks to understand living creatures from animals and plants to fungi and microbes. Biologists help find cures for diseases, become doctors, save endangered species and more. Biology-related career fields include human and veterinary medicine, scientific research and development, teaching at the high school and college levels, environmental monitoring and regulation at state and federal levels, and private design and consulting. Biology majors study how living organisms function at the cellular, tissue, organ, and organismal levels.

Official high school transcript, SAT or ACT scores, Official college transcripts for all attempted college coursework, An essay, A school recommendation, TOEFL- minimum score of 79 (iBT) or 550 (iTP). IELTS minimum score of 6.5. PTE-minimum score of 53. CEFR completed level C1.

Epidemiology and health services, environmental policy and planning, sustainable development, biodiversity research, disaster response,

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Botany is the study of all aspects of the biology of plants. Plants are of critical importance to the world and in human society. Tremendous advances in biotechnology, environmental studies, and related areas make botany an important and fascinating field of study. Botanists work to understand plants as major primary producers, as foundations of terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, and as essential resources. Examples of botany-related careers include horticulture and agriculture, plant breeding, biotechnology, scientific research and development, teaching at the high school and college levels, and environmental monitoring and regulation at state and federal levels. Botany majors study how plants function at the cellular, tissue, organ, and organismal levels. A diverse set of courses allows students to study the evolution and biodiversity of plants, plant ecology, taxonomy, and physiology.

Official high school transcript, SAT or ACT scores, Official college transcripts for all attempted college coursework, An essay, A school recommendation, TOEFL- minimum score of 79 (iBT) or 550 (iTP). IELTS minimum score of 6.5. PTE-minimum score of 53. CEFR completed level C1.

Careers as naturalists, environmental planners, policy makers, conservation biologists, teachers, researchers, and museum or organizational directors

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a) Common Application or University of Maine Application

b) $40 application fee

c) Official high school transcript and Official college transcripts

d) Official SAT/ACT scores

e) SAT or ACT scores: Math (480-610), Critical reading (480-600), Writing (460-578), ACT Composite (21-28)

f) Average GPA 3.27

g) TOEFL/IELTS/PTE scores if the applicant’s native language is not English

h) TOEFL: IBT-79, PBT-550, IELTS- 6.5, PTE-53

i) Acceptance rate: 82.6% (2014)

j) A school recommendation and Essay

Requirements vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific requirements.

Fees

Undergraduate: USD 28,590

Fees vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Cost of Living

The annual cost of living is USD 11,820 approx.

Accommodation

Yes, the university has in campus dorm facilities.

Undergraduate: Fall-February 1, Spring-November 1

Graduate: Deadlines vary for each program.

Deadlines vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

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University Stats

11240

Students

600

International Students

9280

Undergraduates

1960

Postgraduate

720

Faculty Strength

15

Student Faculty Ratio

91
%

Acceptance Rate

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28600

Tuition Fees

$
11820

Living Cost

$
6225

Other Fees

3.3

Avg. GPA

32

Avg. IB

* All cost are in USD