University of Maine Graduate Schools

University of Maine (referred to as Maine) is a Public, 4 years school located in Orono, ME. It is classified as a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Maine is $10,014 for Maine residents and $29,490 for out-of-state students. The school has 2,039 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 11,404 including undergraduate students.

University of Maine Graduate School Overview

University of Maine (referred to as Maine) is a Public, 4 years school located in Orono, ME. It is classified as a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship.
The school is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education (12/1/1929 - Current).
Maine Directory Information
School NameUniversity of Maine (Maine)
Address168 College Avenue, Orono, ME 04469
Phone207-581-1865
Webhttps://www.umaine.edu
Online Applicationhttps://go.umaine.edu/apply
Financial Infohttps://www.umaine.edu/stuaid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Maine is $10,014 for Maine residents and $29,490 for out-of-state students. The school has 2,039 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 11,404 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 146 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research). Among them, 29 programs are available online classes.
Maine Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$29,490
$10,014 for Maine Residents
Student Population2,039
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research)
Number of Programs146 graduate programs
(29 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio15 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at University of Maine is $10,014 for Maine residents and $29,490 for out-of-state students for academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $576 for Maine residents and $1,623 for out-of-state students. University of Maine offers the alternative tuition plans.
Maine 2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Maine Residents$10,014
Out-of-State$29,490
Tuition per Credit Hour
Maine Residents$576
Out-of-State$1,623
University of Maine offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at Maine
Distance Learning (Online Classes)29 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Navy)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of Maine is $10,014 for Maine residents and $29,490 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 4.01% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 16, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
Maine ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$7,722$1,162$25,146$1,162
2018-2019$7,902$1,204$25,740$1,204
2019-2020$8,100$1,247$26,388$1,247
2020-2021$8,298$1,298$27,054$1,298
2021-2022$9,738$276$29,214$276
The graduate school tuition & fees of Maine is very expensive compared to public graduate schools in Maine. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,187 and the Maine graduate tuition is $15,637 (public) / $25,735 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
University of Maine$10,014$29,490
All Graduate Schools$11,040$19,187
Public$11,040$20,146
Private$19,294
Maine Graduate Schools$12,270$21,407
Public$12,270$15,637
Private$25,735
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $13,982 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at University of Maine. On-campus living costs are increased by 3.68% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $13,982. Off-campus living costs are increased by 3.68% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Costs
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$10,136$2,200$10,136$2,200
2018-2019$10,718$2,200$10,718$2,200
2019-2020$10,966$2,200$10,966$2,200
2020-2021$11,286$2,200$11,286$2,200
2021-2022$11,712$2,270$11,712$2,270
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $576 for Maine residents and $1,623 for other students at University of Maine. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 7.98% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Maine ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$429$1,397
2018-2019$439$1,430
2019-2020$450$1,466
2020-2021$491$1,503
2021-2022$576$1,623

Graduate Programs at Maine

University of Maine offers 154 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 520 students have completed their study at University of Maine.
Offered Degrees at University of Maine
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree7910375
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship43455
Post Bachelor's Degree201367
Post Master's Degree12323
Total15430520
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at University of Maine by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Special Education and Teaching program with 12 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Social Work program with 36 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Biomedical Sciences program with 5 completers.
University of Maine offers 154 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 520 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 375 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 67 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 23 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 13 completers-
Animal Sciences1-
Food Science10-
Plant Sciences2-
Horticultural Science0-
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 15 completers-
Natural Resources/Conservation0-
Environmental Science2-
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management0-
Forestry1-
Forest Sciences and Biology9-
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management3-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 0 completers-
African Studies0-
Women's Studies0-
Communication and Journalism [+] 1 completers-
Communication0-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric1-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] (2 completers) 6 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Information Technology6-
Computer Science0-
Education [+] (8 completers) 106 completers-
Education0-
Curriculum and Instruction13-
Educational Leadership and Administration5-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration9-
Educational/Instructional Technology8-
Special Education and Teaching29-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services7-
Elementary Education and Teaching0-
Secondary Education and Teaching0-
Music Teacher Education1-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching3-
Reading Teacher Education23-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education6-
Social Studies Teacher Education1-
Spanish Language Teacher Education0-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)1-
Engineering [+] (2 completers) 49 completers-
Engineering0-
Agricultural Engineering3-
Chemical Engineering6-
Civil Engineering15-
Computer Engineering4-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering7-
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics5-
Mechanical Engineering6-
Surveying Engineering3-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 1 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
German Language and Literature0-
French Language and Literature1-
Spanish Language and Literature0-
Work and Family Studies [+] 4 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Human Development and Family Studies4-
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services (other)0-
English Language And Literature [+] (2 completers) 20 completers-
English Language and Literature12-
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing8-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 6 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Biochemistry1-
Botany/Plant Biology0-
Microbiology1-
Zoology/Animal Biology2-
Entomology1-
Wildlife Biology1-
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography0-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 1 completers-
Mathematics0-
Mathematics and Statistics1-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] (2 completers) 29 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
International/Global Studies13-
Marine Sciences15-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)1-
Physical Sciences [+] 12 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry1-
Geology/Earth Science6-
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical3-
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences (other)2-
Physics0-
Psychology [+] 2 completers-
Psychology2-
Human Services [+] (2 completers) 36 completers-
0-
Social Work36$42,800
Social Sciences [+] 14 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology2-
Anthropology (other)0-
Economics3-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics9-
Economics (other)0-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 7 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts0-
Intermedia/Multimedia6-
Music0-
Music Performance1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 22 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Communication Sciences and Disorders16-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse6-
Business [+] (2 completers) 28 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management28-
Accounting0-
History [+] 3 completers-
History3-
Total375
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 2 completers-
Agricultural Economics0-
Food Science2-
Plant Sciences0-
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 10 completers-
Natural Resources/Conservation0-
Environmental Science3-
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management0-
Forest Sciences and Biology4-
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management3-
Communication and Journalism [+] 1 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric1-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Computer Science0-
Education [+] (2 completers) 6 completers-
Education3-
Educational Leadership and Administration3-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration0-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services0-
Reading Teacher Education0-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)0-
Engineering [+] (2 completers) 10 completers-
Engineering0-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering0-
Chemical Engineering2-
Civil Engineering3-
Computer Engineering0-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering1-
Mechanical Engineering3-
Surveying Engineering1-
English Language And Literature [+] 0 completers-
English Language and Literature0-
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] 0 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies0-
General Studies0-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] (2 completers) 8 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences1-
Biomedical Sciences5-
Molecular Biology2-
Microbiology0-
Zoology/Animal Biology0-
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography0-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 0 completers-
Mathematics0-
Mathematics and Statistics0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 9 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Marine Sciences4-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)5-
Physical Sciences [+] 5 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry1-
Geology/Earth Science2-
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical0-
Physics2-
Psychology [+] 3 completers-
Psychology3-
Psychology (other)0-
Human Services [+] (2 completers) 0 completers-
0-
Social Work0-
Social Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology0-
Anthropology (other)0-
History [+] 1 completers-
History1-
Total55
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 0 completers-
Food Science0-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] (2 completers) 7 completers-
African Studies0-
Disability Studies7-
Communication and Journalism [+] (2 completers) 2 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia2-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] (2 completers) 0 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Information Technology0-
Education [+] (10 completers) 35 completers-
Education0-
Educational/Instructional Technology7-
Special Education and Teaching12-
Special Education and Teaching (other)11-
Elementary Education and Teaching0-
Secondary Education and Teaching0-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching3-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education1-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor1-
Engineering [+] (4 completers) 3 completers-
Engineering0-
Surveying Engineering2-
Engineering (other)1-
Engineering Technology [+] 1 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering Technology/Technician1-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] (4 completers) 7 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Gerontology5-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)2-
Physical Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Geology/Earth Science3-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Nursing Education0-
Business [+] 9 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management9-
Total67
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (3 completers) 22 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction1-
Educational Leadership and Administration7-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration0-
Special Education and Teaching1-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services4-
Secondary Education and Teaching0-
Reading Teacher Education7-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education0-
Social Studies Teacher Education0-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)2-
Physical Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Geology/Earth Science0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse1-
Total23

Graduate Student Population at Maine

For academic year 2021-2022, total 2,276 students enrolled into University of Maine graduate schools where it has total 11,404 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 811 full-time and 1,465 part-time graduate students. By gender, 882 male and 1,394 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,2768821,394
Full-time811348463
Part-tme1,465534931
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 1,577 White (69.29%), 36 Black/African American (1.58%), 57 Hispanic (2.50%), 37 Asian (1.63%), and 569 students with other races. 230 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,2768821,394
American Indian/Native American311120
Asian371126
Black/African American362412
Hispanic572433
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White1,5775721,005
Two More291217
Un-Known27997182
Non-resident Alien23013199
University of Maine offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,105 graduate students (48.55% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 574 graduate students (25.22% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total2,276
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,105
Enrolled Some Online Courses574
Not in Online Courses597

Similar Schools to Maine

Compare similar schools with admission, tuition, and more academic facts.

University of Hartford (UHA) is a Private, 4 years school located in West Hartford, CT. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $15,202 in average. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 1,770 and it offers total 45 graduate programs(2 online programs).
University of Maryland-Baltimore County (UMBC) is a Public, 4 years school located in Baltimore, MD. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $14,814 for Maryland residents and $23,580 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 2,507 and it offers total 87 graduate programs(5 online programs).
University of Massachusetts-Lowell (Massachusetts-Lowell) is a Public, 4 years school located in Lowell, MA. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $15,210 for Massachusetts residents and $26,990 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 4,238 and it offers total 118 graduate programs(22 online programs).
University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (New Hampshire-Main Campus) is a Public, 4 years school located in Durham, NH. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $16,352 for New Hampshire residents and $29,992 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 2,483 and it offers total 112 graduate programs(1 online programs).
Stony Brook University (SUNY Stony Brook) is a Public, 4 years school located in Stony Brook, NY. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $13,838 for New York residents and $25,628 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 8,734 and it offers total 204 graduate programs(32 online programs).
SUNY at Albany (SUNY Albany) is a Public, 4 years school located in Albany, NY. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $13,535 for New York residents and $25,325 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 4,346 and it offers total 174 graduate programs(11 online programs).
Binghamton University (Binghamton) is a Public, 4 years school located in Vestal, NY. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $13,780 for New York residents and $25,570 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 3,747 and it offers total 135 graduate programs.
University of Vermont (UVT) is a Public, 4 years school located in Burlington, VT. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $14,580 for Vermont residents and $33,246 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 2,067 and it offers total 87 graduate programs(5 online programs).

Maine Best Graduate Schools

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University of New EnglandPrivate, 4 yearsBiddeford, ME

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Husson UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsBangor, ME

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University of MainePublic, 4 yearsOrono, ME

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Saint Joseph's College of MainePrivate, 4 yearsStandish, ME

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College of the AtlanticPrivate, 4 yearsBar Harbor, ME

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University of Southern MainePublic, 4 yearsPortland, ME

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