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Husson University
Bangor, ME
Husson University (formerly Husson College) is a private college founded in 1898. Its 170-acre campus is located in Bangor.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 2,834
   Women 1,556 (54.9%)
   Men 1,278 (45.1%)
Graduate Students 835
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 80% of 2,460 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.30
SAT Math 486 average
430-540 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 480 average
430-530 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 20 average
17-23 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests   X    
Essay   X    
Extracurricular Activities   X    
Cost of Attendance $29,957
  Tuition and Fees $17,037
  Room and Board $9,220
Average Percent of Need Met 72%
Average Freshman Award $13,131
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 151
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 24% of classes
10-19 students: 35% of classes
20-29 students: 33% of classes
30-39 students: 7% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
Bangor Population 32,673
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 80% of freshmen, 39% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Sororities 6% of women participate
Fraternities 3% of men participate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.8% Asian
4.0% Black/African-American
1.9% Hispanic/Latino
1.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
90.1% White
2.0% Unknown
International Students 2.7% from 26 countries
First-Year Students Returning 76.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 29.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 73%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 20.0%