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University of Maine

United States of America

Ranking
856th US-News World Ranking

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)

University of Maine Programs

Program
Duration
Format
Tuition Fees
Deadlines
Standard Test

University of Maine Application Requirements

2.8
GPA
32
IB
70
Percentage
90%
Acceptance Rate

University of Maine Cost of studies

Fees

Bachelors: $ 28,590

Masters:Fees vary for each program

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

University of Maine Deadlines

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.

University of Maine Rankings

Global

856
US News
401 -500
Shanghai
486
GTU Rank

Regional

United States of America
202
US News
138 -155
Shanghai
457
Forbes

University of Maine Scholarships

1. Coyote Commitment Scholarship Program

The Coyote Commitment Scholarship Program is awarded to the full time freshmen students who apply for fall admission at the University of South Dakota.

Eligibility Criteria/ Scholarship Guidelines
To be eligible, an applicant:

- Should be a full time freshmen student who apply for fall admission at the university

How to Apply:
No separate application is required. Students are automatically considered for the scholarship

2. IEI Bridge Scholarship

The IEI Bridge Scholarship is awarded to the International students enrolled in the Bridge program at the English language instruction at the Intensive English Institute at the University of Maine.

Eligibility Criteria/ Scholarship Guidelines
To be eligible, an applicant:

- Should be an International student enrolled in the Bridge program at the English language instruction at the Intensive English Institute.
- Should remain on a non-immigrant student visa F-1 or J-1

Note: Graduate and Sponsored students are not eligible for this award.

How to Apply:
No separate application is required. Students are automatically considered for the scholarship when their application for admission is reviewed.

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