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COLLEGE PROFILE

University of Southern Maine

Portland, ME

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
Summer SessionOffered
General Catalog/Bulletin

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION

Undergraduate Majors
  • Accounting
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer Science
  • Criminology
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Industrial Technology/Technician
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Sciences
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Social Sciences, Other
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy
  • Trade and Industrial Teacher Education
  • Women's Studies
 
Most Popular Disciplines 
Combined Liberal Arts/
Professional Degree Programs
Business administration
Special ProgramsDouble major, Honors program, Independent study, Student-designed major, Teacher certification, Cooperative education program, Internships
Study AbroadOffered
Online DegreesSome online degree programs

CURRICULUM AND GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
ComputerNot required
Foreign LanguageNot required
Math/ScienceRequired for all students

FACULTY AND INSTRUCTION

Full-Time Faculty248
Part-Time Faculty293
Full-Time Faculty with
Ph.D./Terminal Degree
84%
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
Discussion Section/Lab
Class Size
2-9 students: 31% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 50% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 16% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 2% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs

ADVANCED PLACEMENT

International BaccalaureateAccepted
Advanced Placement (AP) ExaminationsAccepted for placement and credit
Sophomore StandingAvailable through AP examinations

ACADEMIC RESOURCES

Libraries
Library Available on CampusYes
Holdings 
Computing
Computer OwnershipStudents not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus219
Internet/E-mail AccessNot reported

ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES

Remedial InstructionOffered
TutoringAvailable
Services for Learning
Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically
Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL EDUCATION

Master's Degrees Offered
Master of Fine Arts, Master of Science, Master of Community Planning and Development, Master of Music, Master of Occupational Therapy, Master of Public Policy and Management, Master of Business Administration, Master of Social Work, Master of Arts, Master of Public Health, Master of Science in Education
Master's Programs of Study
  • Accounting
  • Addictions/Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Adult Education
  • Adult Nursing
  • American Studies
  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Computer Science
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Cultural Studies
  • Education of the Gifted
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Psychology
  • English as a Second Language
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Finance and Banking
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Higher Education
  • Immunology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Public Health--General
  • Public Policy
  • Reading Education
  • Rehabilitation Counseling
  • School Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Software Engineering
  • Special Education
  • Statistics
  • Sustainability Management
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Writing
Doctoral Degrees Offered
Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of Psychology
Doctoral Programs of Study
  • Adult Nursing
  • Education--General
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • School Psychology
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.45 3.44 595 640 26
Low 2.60 2.70 550 620 24
High 4.00 4.00 640 660 27
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