168 College Avenue Orono, ME 04469 207-581-1561
http://www.umaine.edu um-admit@maine.edu
About University of Maine-Orono
  • Year of Foundation 1865
  • Size of Campus 660 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 9,179
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 48% 52% 15%OUS
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $8,010 in-state, $23,040 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $8,766
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $40
  • Enrollment No. 8,759
Located in the town of Orono along the banks of the Stillwater River, the University of Maine offers a strong traditional education at an affordable price. The state’s land-grant university and the flagship institution in the University of Maine System, UMaine is one of New England’s premier universities. We help students create success stories-with a wide variety of programs and opportunities-and we do so with world-class faculty members, nationally recognized research; first-rate facilities; a friendly, safe atmosphere; and easy access to some of the best year-round recreation sites in the nation.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses 3
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Maine Day; Bumstock; Winter Carnival; Spring Fling Week; Diversity Week
  • Number of students in fraternities 5
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies 20th Maine Honor Society, All Maine Women, Alpha Delta Sigma, Alpha Kappa Delta, Alpha Lambda Delta, Alpha Zeta, Beta Gamma Sigma, Chi Epsilon, Eta Kappa Nu, Golden Key Honor Society, Interfraternity Council, Kappa Delta Pi, Kappa Kappa Psi, Kappa Omicron
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of sororities 1
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) B'Nai Brith Hillel, Campus Crusade for Christ, Hindu Prayers, Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship, Pagan Campus Organization (PaCO), The Catholic Community, The Wilson Protestant Center, UMaine Muslim Student Group, UMaine P
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Asian Student Association, African Student Association, Black Student Union, Latin American Student Organization, International Students Association, Wabinaki Center, Franco-American Center
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 5
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Distance to nearest airport Bangor (12), Bangor (12)
  • Distance to nearest train Portland (132)
  • Distance to nearest bus Orono (0)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 43%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 58%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (86%), sorority housing (1%), fraternity housing (1%), apartments for married students (3%), apartment for single students (9%), special housing for disabled students, special housing for international students
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 19
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
Campus Services
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 200
  • Number Of Microforms 2,373,258
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 6,000
  • Library Facilities William S. Cohen Center; Darling Center Library
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 27,908
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Museums Planetarium; anthropology museum; woodland preserve; botanical gardens; arts center; observatory; environmental research facility; hall for performing arts majors; Canadian-American Center; Franco-American Center; digital media lab; art museum; farm museum
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Books in Library 1,326,490
  • Number Of Subscriptions 5,438
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help math, writing, study skills
  • Number of e-books 30
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 100
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 50
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 35
  • Computer Courses No
Student Employment and Career
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Eastern Maine Medical Center; Portsmouth Naval Shipyard; Circuit City; MBNA America; Enterprise Rent-a-Car; Forum Financial; Community Health and Counseling; Americorps; Dartmouth Medical School
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Maine Maritime Academy)
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 15%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Student Employment Federal
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 2,550
  • Employed Students after 1 year 81%
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis