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COLLEGE PROFILE

University of Southern Maine

Portland, ME

The University of Southern Maine, founded in 1878, is a public, comprehensive institution. Programs are offered through the College of Arts and Sciences; the Schools of Applied Science, Business and Economics and Management, and Nursing; and Lewiston-Auburn College. Its 126-acre campus is located in Portland, 50 miles north of Portsmouth, N.H.

Web Sitewww.usm.maine.edu/
Institution TypePublic
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students6,126
   Women3,416 (55.8%)
   Men2,710 (44.2%)
Graduate Students1,613

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate88% of 3,402 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineRolling
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA2.96
SAT Math440-550 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading420-550 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing430-540 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite19-25 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $19,320
Out-of-state: $31,680
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $8,920
Out-of-state: $21,280
Room and Board
$9,200
Average Percent of Need Met73%
Average Freshman Award$12,693
Average Indebtedness of
2015 Graduates
Not reported

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
248
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 19% of classes
10-19 students: 32% of classes
20-29 students: 30% of classes
30-39 students: 12% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
50-99 students: 3% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Portland Population66,318
Nearest Metropolitan Area 
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing 63% of freshmen, 20% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III
MascotHusky
Sororities 
Fraternities 

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.8% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.1% Asian
3.4% Black/African-American
2.1% Hispanic/Latino
2.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
75.8% White
13.2% Unknown
International Students0.9% from 19 countries
First-Year Students Returning63.4%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
13.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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CLASS OF 2021 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.20 3.32 620 630 24
Low 2.12 2.12 570 590 24
High 4.00 4.40 690 670 24
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