University of Maine

Location: Orono, Maine


– Established in 1865, University of Maine is land, sea and space grant institution, and the flagship campus of University of Maine System.
– We are located not too far from Bostonin the heart of the State of Maine with an international airport close to campus in #1 safest state in the USA. A small college town atmosphere, close to 2 National parks, pristine nature, and calm environment is perfect for studying and conducting research.
– 12,000+ total students, ~500 international from 80+ countries. 200+ degree programs, Bachelor, Masters, PhD levels, focus on research. Premier programs in Engineering, Business, Computer Science, Marine Sciences, Forestry, and many more! See all our undergraduate majors at
– NCAA Division I sports, including football, basketball, and our renowned field hockey and ice hockey programs. 200+ student clubs, state-of-the-art recreation center, weekly international Coffee-Hour, as well as 2 annual international events – Culture Fest in the Fall and Dance Fest in the Spring semesters. 
– Zero fees to apply, SAT/ACT not required, Duolingo English Test accepted & all admitted students receive merit-based scholarships, ranging from $5,000 to $20,000/year! Oncampus housing options and meal plans are available and encouraged.
– Campus community is welcoming, safe, and inclusive. The faculty is world-class and approachable, the staff is friendly and helpful, and everyone cares about the students’ well-being and long-term success. Join us!

University of Maine Information Guide Fall 2022

Merit-based renewable scholarships – up to $20,000/year!

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Top 5 Majors
1. Marine Science – nationally ranked!
2. 11 Engineering & Engineering Technology majors – all ABET-accredited
3. Earth and Climate Sciences
4. 5 Business majors, including Sports Management major
5. Computer Science

See the complete list of majors!

– UMaine is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE), the oldest regional accrediting association in the United States.
– ABET accredited Engineering programs.
– AACSB International accredited Business programs.
– Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) accredited Education and Human Development programs.
– Society of American Foresters (SAF) accredited Forestry programs.
– B.S. Nursing and the M.S. Nursing programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
– B.A. and M.A. Social Work programs accredited by Council on Social Work Education’s Commission on Accreditation.
– Nutrition and Dietetics Education Program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND).
– Department of Art is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).
– School of Performing Arts is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music (or of NASAM).
– Chemistry program is approved by the American Chemical Society (ACS).  Students who complete the specified course work are certified to the ACS by the chair of the chemistry program.
– B.S. Computer Science program is accredited by ABET.
– PhD Psychology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association (APA).

Learn more!


Andrius Ksikvas
Associate Director of International Recruitment


168 College Ave, Orono, ME 04469

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