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University of Maine at AugustaAugusta, ME
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University of Southern MainePortland, ME
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#36 in Federal Region I Universities
Public, four-years
Baccalaureate College - Diverse Fields
School TypePublic, four-years
Master's College and University (larger programs)
Offered Degrees
1-2 Years Certificate, Associate, Bachelor'sOffered Degree1 Year Certificate, Bachelor's, Post-BS Certificate, Master's, Post-MS Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Tuition & Fees
cheaper$8,378 Maine Residents
$19,238 Out-of-State
Undergraduate Tuitionexpensive$9,904 Maine Residents
$23,904 Out-of-State
cheaper$8,392 Maine Residents
$10,588 Out-of-State
Graduate Tuitionexpensive$8,856 Maine Residents
$22,968 Out-of-State
Less$5,221Average Financial Aid AmountMore$7,634
-Test Scores1,113 SAT
22 ACT
-Acceptance Rate86.99%
(Enrollment Rate)
Application Requirements
(Required or Recommended to submit)
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Admission Test Scores
Dual Credits
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Credit for Military Training
Accepted CreditsDual Credits
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Credit for Military Training
Smaller4,202Total EnrollmentLarger8,022
Smaller4,165Undergraduate Student PopulationLarger6,098
Smaller37Graduate Student PopulationLarger1,924
Smaller2,776Online Student PopulationLarger4,081
Completion & Outcomes
Lower16%Graduate RateHigher34%
Lower2%Transfer-out RateHigher30%
Lower62%Retention RateHigher70%
Special Learning Opportunity
Study Abroad
Teacher Certificate
Special learning OpportunityROTC
Study Abroad
Evening/Weekend College
Teacher Certificate
Campus Housing✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 1,334)
Board/Meal Plan✔ (Typical Annual Charge: $4,434)
More Students per Faculty16 to 1Student to Faculty RatioLess Students per Faculty12 to 1
224Number of faculties833
Lower$66,051Average Faculty SalaryHigher$83,696
*Ranking data is from College Evaluator.