University of Southern Maine

Acceptance Rate 86.99 %
SAT Average 1,113
Tuition & Fees $23,904
Student Population 8,022
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $7,634

Academic Overview

University of Southern Maine is a public, four-years institute located in Portland, Maine. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The 2022 tuition & fees is $9,904 for Maine residents and $23,904 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 8,022 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 86.99% and the graduation rate is 34% last year.
The salary after graduation from University of Southern Maine varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $44,400. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, Southern Maine's tuition & fees is $9,904 for Maine residents and $23,904 for non-residents. For graduate programs, its 2022 average tuition & fees are $8,856 for in-state students and $22,968 for out-of-state students.
2022 Tuition & Fees
Maine ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at Southern Maine. The acceptance rate of Southern Maine is 86.99% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 19.06%. The average graduation rate is 34% and the transfer-out rate is 30%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $7,634 and 69% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 8,022 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for University of Southern Maine is 86.99 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for University of Southern Maine is 34 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for University of Southern Maine is 30 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for University of Southern Maine is 70 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for University of Southern Maine is 8,022
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for University of Southern Maine is 12 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
12 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $7,634 at University of Southern Maine.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address96 Falmouth St, Portland, ME 4103
Online Applicationhttps://beech.unet.maine.edu/eapp/pls/eaMenu.logon_index_page
Financial Aidusm.maine.edu/student-financial-services
Net Price Calculatorusm.maine.edu/student-financial-services/net-price-calculator
Veterans Tuitionusm.maine.edu/veterans/educational-benefits
Disability Serviceusm.maine.edu/dsc

Offered Degrees

Southern Maine offers 193 major programs through online and on-site education where 1 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree680
Post Bachelor's Degree380
Master's Degree460
Post Master's Degree120
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship51
Doctor's degree - professional practice10

Special Learning Opportunities

University of Southern Maine offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:1,334)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,434)

Veterans Benefits

University of Southern Maine has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges