University of Maine.

University of Maine

Orono, ME4 year degree
Out-of-state tuition
Acceptance rate

About University of Maine

The University of Maine (UMaine or Maine or formerly UMO) is a public land-grant research university in Orono, Maine. It was established in 1865 as the land-grant college of Maine and is the flagship university of the University of Maine System. The University of Maine is one of only a few land, sea and space grant institutions in the nation. It is classified among "R2: Doctoral Universities – High research activity".With an enrollment of approximately 11,500 students, UMaine is the state's largest college or university. The University of Maine's athletic teams, nicknamed the Black Bears, are Maine's only Division I athletics program. Maine's men's ice hockey team has won two national championships.


  • Offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees
  • 8,836 students
  • 0.31 faculty staff per student
  • Campus housing available

Notable programs at University of Maine

Agricultural Economics
Most popular degree

The most popular degrees are Agricultural Economics, Animal Sciences, Food Science, Forestry, Fine Arts, Environmental Science, Biology, and Botany.

Acceptance Rates

Acceptance Rate in 2017
Avg SAT Scores in 2017

12,207 students out of 13,231 applicants were accepted into University of Maine. They had an average SAT score of 1157. 92% of people submitted their SAT score along with their applications while 15% chose to submit their ACT score.

Tuition and costs

Out-of-state undergraduate tuition (2017)
In-state undergraduate tuition (2017)

In 2017, the out-of-state cost of tuition at University of Maine was $30,282, while for in-state students it was $10,902. After taking into account financial aid, the costs of books and supplies, room and board, and general living expenses, the average cost for out-of-state students was $37,430.

The average financial aid at University of Maine is $6,188. After factoring this in, out-of-state students pay $24,094 for undergraduate tuition on average.

Financial aid available at University of Maine

Family Income Level

Average Discount

Of undergrads receive grants
Of undergrads receive federal loans

76% of undergraduate students at University of Maine received grants or loans in 2017.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other living expenses.

Average student living expenses at University of Maine

Room & board
Books & supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Maine was of $10,136 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000.

Diversity at University of Maine

Ethnic Mix, 2017

Student Gender Mix, 2017