Husson University

Bangor, ME

Husson University (formerly Husson College) is a private college founded in 1898. Its 170-acre campus is located in Bangor.

Website: www.husson.edu/

Private
Co-ed
2,763
Undergraduate
Students
(55.5%) 1,534 Women
(44.5%) 1,229 Men
877
Graduate
Students

Admission

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
3.27
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
20 average
17-23 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$31,280
Tuition and Fees
$17,600
Room and Board
$9,830
Average Percent of Need Met
65%
Average Freshman Award
$15,351
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$33,412
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
141
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 14% of classes
10-19 students: 34% of classes
20-29 students: 43% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Bangor Population
32,673
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
39% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
 
Sororities
5% of women participate
Fraternities
3% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.2% Asian
4.0% Black/African-American
1.9% Hispanic/Latino
1.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
88.2% White
2.4% Unknown
International Students
3.4% from 28 countries
First-Year Students Returning
76.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
75%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English   4
Mathematics   3
Science   3
Foreign Language    
Social Studies   1
History   1
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required August 15
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Accepted with or without essay component
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
1 College Circle
City, State, Zip
Bangor, ME 04401-2999
Phone
(207) 941-7100
Fax
(207) 941-7935
E-mail
admit@husson.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$40
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
80% of 2,460 applicants were admitted
Women
82% of 1,409 applicants were admitted
Men
77% of 1,051 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
644 (33%) of 1,974 admitted students enrolled
Women
344 (30%) of 1,160 admitted students enrolled
Men
300 (37%) of 814 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.27
3.75 and Above
16%
3.50 - 3.74
27%
3.25 - 3.49
18%
3.00 - 3.24
17%
2.50 - 2.99
14%
2.00 - 2.49
7%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
20 average
17-23 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
0%
Score of 24 - 29
13%
Score of 18 - 23
55%
Score of 12 - 17
32%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 11%
Top quarter: 37%
Top half: 69%
National Merit Scholar
0%
Valedictorian
1%
Class President
4%
Student Government Officer
14%

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$31,280
Tuition and Fees
$17,600
Room and Board
$9,830
Books and Supplies
$1,150
Other Expenses
$2,550
Payment Plans
Prepayment plan, installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
April 15
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning December 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002043
Free

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
553 (97.2%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
494 (89.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
494 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
57 (11.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
65%
Average Award
$15,351
Need-Based Gift
Received by 426 (86.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,579
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 494 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,912
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 427 (86.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
97 (17.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,945

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
2,111 (91.9%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,901 (90.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,901 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
177 (9.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
67%
Average Award
$15,074
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,588 (83.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,919
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,756 (92.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,449
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,334 (70.2%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
333 (14.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,793

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
88%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$33,412
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
Alternative loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Children of Union Members/Company Employees, Ethnic Background, International Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,600
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Accounting and Business/Management
  • Audiovisual Communications Technologies/Technicians, Other
  • Banking and Financial Support Services
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Computer Programming/Programmer, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Criminology
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Environmental Science
  • Finance, General
  • Forensic Science and Technology
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, General
  • Hospitality and Recreation Marketing Operations
  • Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Marketing
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Legal Assistant/Paralegal
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing Research
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
  • Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician and Assistant
  • Pre-Pharmacy Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Finance
  • Recording Arts Technology/Technician
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Small Business Administration/Management
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Business administration, nursing, occupational therapy, criminal justice administration
Special Programs
Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
141
Part-Time Faculty
200
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
28%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 14% of classes
10-19 students: 34% of classes
20-29 students: 43% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 50% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 36% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 14% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
47,514
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
131
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Nursing

Master's Programs of Study

  • Biotechnology
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Hospitality Management
  • Nursing--General
  • Organizational Management
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Risk Management
  • Sports Management

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Physical Therapy

Location and Setting


Bangor Population
32,673
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Campus Size
208 acres

Weather

Temperature
11.4 average low in January, 72.7 average high in September
Rain
129 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Bangor
Nearest Train Station
125 mile(s) from campus in Portland

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing
Students in College Housing
39% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
61%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
 
School Colors
Green and white

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Field Hockey x      
Football     x  
Golf x   x  
Lacrosse x   x  
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Swimming And Diving x   x  
Tennis x      
Track And Field x   x  
Volleyball x      
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Field Hockey x  
Football    
Golf x  
Lacrosse x  
Soccer x  
Softball x  
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x  
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x  
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Field Hockey    
Football x  
Golf x  
Lacrosse x  
Soccer x  
Softball    
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis    
Track And Field x  
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, football, soccer, softball, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, national fraternities, national sororities, organization of student nurses, organization of physical therapy students, outdoors club, international student association, habitat for humanity
Sororities
5% of women participate
Fraternities
3% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC offered on campus, Navy ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
2,763
Women
1,534 (55.5%)
Men
1,229 (44.5%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
2,298
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.2% Asian
4.0% Black/African-American
1.9% Hispanic/Latino
1.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
88.2% White
2.4% Unknown
International Students.
3.4% from 28 countries
Average Age
33
All Graduate Students
877

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
76.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
Not reported
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
54.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
75%
Average Starting Salary
75%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Business 2%

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