37 College Avenue Gorham, ME 04038 207-780-5670
http://www.maine.edu usmadm@usm.maine.edu
About University of Southern Maine
  • Year of Foundation 1878
  • Size of Campus 144 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 8,622
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 57% 43% 0%OUS
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $7,260 In state, $19,620 Out of state
  • Room and Board $9,384
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee $40
  • Enrollment No. 6,548
The University of Maine System (UMS) consists of seven unique universities and nine University College regional outreach centers. Though each university has a distinct mission, they all share two overarching goals. To provide high-quality, accessible and affordable learning opportunities. To undertake and share creativity, innovation and outreach to improve Maine's economy and quality of life.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of honor societies Beta of Maine Chapter of Alpha Kappa Delta; Phi Kappa Phi; Kappa Zeta-at-Large Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau; Psi Chi; Eta Mu Chapter Phi Alpha National Social Work Honor Society; Pi Sigma Alpha; Russell Scholars; University Honors Program; Gamma Theta Upsilo
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 3
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Interfaith Chaplain, member of the Office of the Dean of Student Life, provides individual and group support to students around religious and spiritual issues and offers programming at various times during the year. For a c
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Amnesty International; Asian-American Association & Symposium; Baha'i Campus Association; Black Student Association; Council for Indigenous North Americans; International Exchange; International Student Association; Latino-
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 4
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 3
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Welcome (Fall); Theater Productions; Mardi Gras; Spring Fling; Comedy Nights; Thirsty Thursday; Mr. & Ms. USM; Royal Majesty Drag Show; Homecoming; LaPosada; Husky Fest; Women's Basketball Games; Spring Semi-Formal; Student Athlete 5K Road Race; Student Re
  • Number of students in fraternities 4
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest train Portland (1)
  • Distance to nearest bus Portland (1)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Portland (5), Manchester, NH or Boston, MA (75)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 7
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 47%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 3%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 21%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 35%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (95%), apartments for married students (1%), apartment for single students (0%), other housing options (4%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 15%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
Campus Services
  • 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)
  • Number Of Microforms 1,047,544
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Museums Southworth Planetarium,Osher Map Library, Art Gallery
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Subscriptions 2,040
  • Computer Courses No
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 14
  • Library Facilities Rare books and manuscripts, university archives, Jean Byers Sampson Center for Diversity in Maine, Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education.
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 30
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 4
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number of e-books 7,890
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Books in Library 561,006
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 10
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 1,000
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 2,838
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (UNH)
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (UNH)
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Maine Medical Center, University of Southern Maine, Hannaford Supermarkets, Shaw's Supermarkets, Sweetser, Department of Human Services, LL Bean.
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 40%
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Town