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University of Maine: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

University of Maine

Website: http://www.umaine.edu/
Address: Orono , Maine - 4469
Phone: (207) 581-1110
GENERAL INFORMATION
Type
Four or more years Public
Awards offered Less then 1 year certificate, Bachelor's, Post-baccalaureate certificate, Master's, Post-master's certificate, Doctorate
Campus setting
Small Suburb
Campus housing Yes
Carnegie classification
Research Universities (high research activity)
Athletics (football) NCAA, Atlantic 10 Conference
Religious affiliation Not applicable
Calendar system Semester
Remedial services Yes
Academic/career counseling service Yes
Employment services for students Yes
Placement services for completers Yes
On-campus daycare No
Distance learning Yes
ROTC Yes
Study abroad Yes
Weekend/evening college No
ADMISSIONS: INFORMATION
Application fee $40
STATISTICS
TOTAL
MEN
WOMEN
Applicants
6,993
3,548
3,445
Percent admitted
77%
76%
79%
Admitted applicants who enrolled
36%
39%
34%
TEST SCORES
P 25
P 75
SAT Critical reading
480
590
SAT Math
490
600
SAT Writing
480
570
ACT Composite
20
25
ACT English
-
-
ACT Math
-
-
Secondary school GPA Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Admissions test scores Required
COST
EXPENSES AMOUNT
In-state tuition $7,170
Out-of-state tuition $20,580
Books and supplies $1,000
On-campus room and board $8,008
On-campus other expenses $2,200
FINANCIAL AID
TYPE
AVG %
AVG AMOUNT
Financial aid
90%
-
Federal grant aid
39%
$3,129
State or local grant aid
35%
$1,327
Institutional grant aid
73%
-
Loan aid
67%
$6,500
STUDENT BODY
ENROLLMENT
TOTAL
% MEN
% WOMEN
Enrolled
11,818
47%
53%
Estimated undergraduates enrolled 9,759
Estimated graduates enrolled 2,355
Undergraduates 24 years old 86%
Undergraduates 25 - 65 years old 12%
GRADUATION RATE
Total 59%
Men 58%
Women 60%
Bachelor's degree - 4 years 34%
Bachelor's degree - 5 years 54%
Bachelor's degree - 6 years 59%

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees          
In-state $7,494 $8,330 $9,100 $9,626 5.8%
Out-of-state $18,444 $20,540 $22,510 $24,776 10.1%
Books and supplies $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 0.0%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $7,124 $7,484 $8,008 $8,348 4.2%
Other $2,200 $2,200 $2,200 $2,200 0.0%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
In-state          
On Campus $17,818 $19,014 $20,308 $21,174 4.3%
Out-of-state          
On Campus $28,768 $31,224 $33,718 $36,324 7.7%

Map & Directions

Map of University of Maine

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $40
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2008
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 7,408 3,730 3,678
Percent admitted 77% 77% 78%
Percent admitted who enrolled 36% 37% 36%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA   X
Secondary school rank   X
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program X  
Recommendations X  
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2008 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 1,989 95%
ACT 225 11%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 480 590
SAT Math 480 600
SAT Writing 480 570
ACT Composite 21 26

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education 12/1/1929 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
Law (LAW) - Professional schools 7/1/1962 -   Accredited
American Dietetic Association, Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education
Didactic Program in Dietetics 12/1/1977 -   Pre-Accredited
Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship 4/1/1993 -   Accredited
American Psychological Association, Committee on Accreditation
Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs 3/1/1975 -   Accredited
Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs 1/1/1981 -   Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Speech-Language Pathology (SP) - Graduate degree programs 4/1/1988 -   Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels 9/22/2000 -   Accredited
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels 9/22/2000 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1969 -   Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools 3/31/2000 -   Accredited

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