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The University of Southern Maine

The University of Southern Maine

96 Falmouth St
Portland, ME 4103
(207) 780-4141

The University of Southern Maine is a public, 4-year, research institution, founded in 1878. This university, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Portland, ME. It is the second largest institution in the state of Maine. It offers subjects including biology and communications. It offers seven certificates, three associates level degrees, 52 bachelors level degrees, 35 degrees at the masters level, and three degrees at the doctoral level to students. 9,654 students sought degrees from the 79 programs at this university in 2010. The New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education accredits this research university. It is one of 3 research universities in Maine.

Admission

4,351 students applied for admission to USM in 2010. This university admitted around 78% of applicants or 3,394 students. Close to 57% of the admitted students are women.

Admission

4,351 students applied for admission to USM in 2010. This university admitted around 78% of applicants or 3,394 students. Close to 57% of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 78%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 79%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 78%

Student Demographics

In 2010, this university had 9,654 students enrolled.

Student Demographics

In 2010, this university had 9,654 students enrolled.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 3958
  • Total Enrolled Female: 5696
  • Undergraduate Male: 3251
  • Undergraduate Female: 4310
  • Graduate Male: 649
  • Graduate Female: 1444

Faculty Demographics

654 faculty work for this university. 370 out of 654 faculty are full-time, approximately 43% of faculty are part-time, and approximately half of the teachers are women.

Faculty Demographics

654 faculty work for this university. 370 out of 654 faculty are full-time, approximately 43% of faculty are part-time, and approximately half of the teachers are women.

  • Male: 317
  • Female: 337
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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