University of Maine

Orono, ME

University of Maine

168 College Avenue
Orono, ME 04469
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University of Maine Review

A- Excellent
3.86365 Based on 11 Reviews
Career Preparation
A-
Students and Culture
A-
Facilities
B+
Activities and Groups
A-

Degree Overview

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at University of Maine.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

476 Engineering Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering Technology/Technician
 
 
 
0
 
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
 
46
 
 
2
Biomedical Sciences, General
 
 
 
 
6
Chemical Engineering
 
47
5
 
2
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
 
36
 
 
 
Civil Engineering, General
 
55
8
 
3
Computer Engineering, General
 
16
3
 
0
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
 
0
 
 
 
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
 
24
1
 
0
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
 
14
 
 
 
Engineering, Other
 
 
 
1
 
Environmental Science
 
38
9
 
11
Mechanical Engineering
 
84
8
 
0
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
 
37
 
 
 
Surveying Engineering
 
0
2
4
2
Surveying Technology/Surveying
 
12
 
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

422 Human and Social Sciences Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Anthropology
 
10
1
 
1
Anthropology, Other
 
2
0
 
0
Disability Studies
 
 
 
5
 
History, General
 
23
5
 
2
Human Development and Family Studies, General
 
58
6
 
 
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other
 
 
0
 
 
International Relations and Affairs
 
42
 
 
 
International/Global Studies
 
 
14
 
 
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
 
0
3
3
4
Philosophy
 
7
 
 
 
Political Science and Government, General
 
43
 
 
 
Psychology, General
 
81
4
 
4
Psychology, Other
 
 
 
 
0
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
 
0
 
 
 
Social Work
 
38
43
 
0
Sociology
 
15
 
 
 
Women's Studies
 
8
0
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

406 Education and Liberal Arts Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
 
1
 
 
 
Art Teacher Education
 
8
 
 
 
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
 
27
14
 
 
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
 
 
0
1
0
Curriculum and Instruction
 
 
11
2
 
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
 
 
 
1
 
Education, General
 
1
0
 
4
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
 
 
2
0
1
Educational/Instructional Technology
 
 
8
8
 
Elementary Education and Teaching
 
43
0
0
 
English Language and Literature, General
 
24
7
 
0
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
 
 
 
0
 
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
 
0
 
 
 
French Language and Literature
 
1
2
 
 
General Studies
 
 
 
 
0
German Language and Literature
 
0
0
 
 
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
 
 
18
0
0
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
 
20
 
 
 
Music Teacher Education
 
7
1
 
 
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
 
53
6
 
 
Reading Teacher Education
 
 
21
6
0
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
 
 
5
0
 
Secondary Education and Teaching
 
24
1
0
 
Social Studies Teacher Education
 
 
0
0
 
Spanish Language and Literature
 
5
0
 
 
Spanish Language Teacher Education
 
 
0
 
 
Special Education and Teaching, General
 
 
20
6
 
Special Education and Teaching, Other
 
 
 
11
 
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
 
28
6
 
0
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
 
 
2
0
0
Teaching English As a Second or Foreign Language/Esl Language Instructor
 
 
 
0
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

377 Business Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
 
25
0
 
 
Business Administration and Management, General
 
112
25
4
 
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
 
 
3
 
 
Economics, General
 
28
9
 
 
Economics, Other
 
13
2
 
 
Finance, General
 
72
 
 
 
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
 
84
 
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

225 Mathematics and Science Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Biochemistry
 
20
4
 
 
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
 
45
0
 
1
Botany/Plant Biology
 
1
0
 
 
Chemistry, General
 
10
1
 
6
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
 
2
2
 
 
Entomology
 
 
1
 
 
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
 
 
5
 
 
Geology/Earth Science, General
 
8
5
0
5
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
 
 
0
 
0
Marine Sciences
 
39
5
 
2
Mathematics and Statistics
 
7
4
 
0
Mathematics, General
 
0
0
 
 
Microbiology, General
 
13
0
 
2
Molecular Biology
 
8
 
 
1
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical
 
 
1
 
1
Physics, General
 
4
1
 
3
Wildlife Biology
 
 
1
 
 
Zoology/Animal Biology
 
15
2
 
0

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

175 Agriculture Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Agricultural Economics
 
 
 
 
1
Agricultural Engineering
 
 
1
 
 
Agriculture, General
 
3
 
 
 
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture
 
0
 
 
 
Animal Sciences, General
 
28
2
 
 
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General
 
10
 
 
 
Food Science
 
25
15
0
2
Forest Sciences and Biology
 
 
5
 
1
Forestry, General
 
23
5
 
 
Horticultural Science
 
 
2
 
 
Plant Sciences, General
 
 
4
 
0
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management
 
 
0
 
2
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
 
42
2
 
2

88 Healthcare Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Athletic Training/Trainer
 
5
 
 
 
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
 
3
 
 
 
Gerontology
 
 
 
2
 
Nursing Education
 
 
 
4
 
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
 
63
11
0
 

59 Communication and Media Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Communication and Media Studies, Other
 
16
 
 
 
Communication, General
 
0
0
 
 
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
 
25
 
4
 
Journalism
 
13
 
 
 
Mass Communication/Media Studies
 
1
 
 
 

38 Art and Design Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
 
5
0
 
 
Fine/Studio Arts, General
 
13
 
 
 
Intermedia/Multimedia
 
 
4
 
 
Music Performance, General
 
2
2
 
 
Music, General
 
3
0
 
 
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
 
 
9
 
 

19 Computer Technology Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer Science
 
17
0
 
0
Information Technology
 
 
2
0
 

12 Hospitality Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
 
12
 
 
 

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Check out the online programs offered at University of Maine.

Program
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Biomedical Sciences, General
 
 
 
 
Business Administration and Management, General
 
 
Curriculum and Instruction
 
 
 
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
 
 
 
Disability Studies
 
 
 
 
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
 
 
 
 
Educational/Instructional Technology
 
 
 
Engineering, Other
 
 
 
 
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
 
 
 
 
Gerontology
 
 
 
 
Information Technology
 
 
 
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
 
 
 
 
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
 
 
 
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
 
 
 
 
Reading Teacher Education
 
 
Social Work
 
 
Special Education and Teaching, General
 
 
 
Special Education and Teaching, Other
 
 
 
 
Surveying Engineering
 
 
Surveying Technology/Surveying
 
 
 
 

Accreditation Information

This institution is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education
Specialized Institution Accreditations
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship (5735 Hitchner Hall Room 113)
  • Didactic Program in Dietetics
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
  • Law (LAW) - Professional schools
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
  • Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
  • Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs (Counseling Center (5721 Cutler Health Building))
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
  • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
  • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

* Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)

Alumni & Student Reviews

A- Excellent
Career Preparation

What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?

4 Based on 11 Reviews
  • Alumni
    English, Class of 1984

    Alumni association connections, career counseling

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Chemical Engineering, Class of 1994

    Cooperative student program for two semesters, similar to an internship

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Business Administration, Class of 2009

    Critical thinking skills, case studies

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Human Development - Child Development, Class of 1978

    I don't know. I graduated in the 70s.

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Chemical Engineering , Class of 2012

    Career Center on campus. UMaine Pulp and Paper Foundation assists in job placement

    5 Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Students and Culture

What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?

3.9090909090909 Based on 11 Reviews
  • Alumni
    English, Class of 1984

    Too long ago for me, but currently the school simultaneously has a reputation for preparing students well for some careers and being a party school.

    3 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    History, Class of 2005

    Non-traditional students were bright and driven. Traditional-aged students were incredibly stupid.

    3 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Chemical Engineering, Class of 1994

    I'm sure it's changed a lot in 20+ years. Hockey is very popular

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    pre-veterinary, Class of 1986

    Fairly provincial... most were from Maine!

    3 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    BA-Social Work, Class of 2006

    Large university with lots of student life

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Human Development - Child Development, Class of 1978

    I don't know what it is like now, but when I went there it was intellectually stimulating and large enough to offer a myriad of major options.

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Chemical Engineering , Class of 2012

    Somewhat diverse student body. Lots of options in majors. Semi-big party school.

    4 Rated January 2016
B+ Great
Facilities

What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.

3.6363636363636 Based on 11 Reviews
  • Alumni
    community health, Class of 1991

    behind for the most part

    2 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Natural Resources, Class of 1993

    attended too long ago to be able to judge now

    3 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Chemical Engineering, Class of 1994

    I don't know, since there have been many renovations and new buildings since I graduated

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    pre-veterinary, Class of 1986

    We didn't really have computers yet! Dining halls were like big family gatherings at meal times! Dorms were very antiquated

    3 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Human Development - Child Development, Class of 1978

    They have added many facilities over the years such as the Collins Center for the Arts.

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Chemical Engineering , Class of 2012

    School does invest funds in updating but generally found school dorms, classrooms and dining halls to be a bit aged.

    3 Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Activities and Groups

What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?

3.9090909090909 Based on 11 Reviews
  • Alumni
    pre-veterinary, Class of 1986

    Weekly hayrides in the winter

    3 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Chemical Engineering , Class of 2012

    Men's hockey. Strong intramural program. Healthy Greek life program. Variety of campus activities done by student organizations

    4 Rated January 2016
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