The University of Maine

The University of Maine Ranking

country rank: 159
world rank: 392

University Overview

The University of Maine ranking, established in 1865, is a non-profit public state higher-education college based in the suburban setting of Orono, Maine (population range of 10,000-49,999). The University of Maine (UMAINE) ranking is a big (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution that is officially approved by the New England Commission of Higher Education. The University of Maine (UMAINE) provides courses and programs in a variety of fields that contribute to officially accredited higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degrees. For further details, see the degree levels and areas of research matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 155-year-old American university has a preferential enrollment program focused on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and grades. This US higher education agency has an acceptance rate of 90-100 percent, rendering it a least selective college. Students from all around the world are welcome to apply for admission. Students have access to a library, accommodation, athletic equipment, financial assistance and/or grants, study abroad and exchange schemes, multimedia classes and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative resources at UMAINE.

The University of Maine Ranking

University Identity

Name The University of Maine
Acronym UMAINE
Founded 1865
Motto Dirigo I lead
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address 168 College Avenue Orono 04469 Maine United States
Tel +1 (207) 581 1865
Fax +1

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
10,000-12,500 US$ (7,400-9,200 Euro) 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro)
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office 5713 Chadbourne Hall Orono 04469-5713 (207) 581 1561 (877) 486 2364

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 800-899
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

Library Yes University of Maine's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 3,645,643 physical volumes, 1,687,925 physical media, 191,730 digital/electronic medium and 364 licensed digital/electronic databases. University of Maine's library has 1 branch.
Housing Yes The University of Maine provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 3,650 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

University of Maine System Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) National Athletic Association (NAA) National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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