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 2,542 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 12,657 including undergraduate students.

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 4469
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 2,542 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 12,657 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 270 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Research). Among them, 40 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$29,490
$10,014 for Maine Residents
Student Population2,542
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Research)
Number of Programs270 graduate programs
(40 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio16 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 the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $541 for Maine residents and $1,623 for out-of-state students.
University of Maine offers the alternative tuition plans.
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, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)40 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Navy)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the 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: July 22, 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 $19,225 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$15,964$19,225
Public$11,349$20,502
Private$19,232
Maine Graduate Schools$17,438$21,407
Public$9,059$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 Expenses
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 $541 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$541$1,623

Graduate Programs at Maine

University of Maine offers 168 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, 592 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 Degree7812397
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship41065
Post Bachelor's Degree3618110
Post Master's Degree13320
Total16833592
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at University of Maine by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Business Administration and Management program with 27 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Special Education and Teaching program with 52 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Environmental Science program with 8 completers.
University of Maine offers 168 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 592 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 397 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 110 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 20 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] (1 completers) 16 completers-
Aquaculture0-
Animal Sciences1-
Food Science13-
Plant Sciences2-
Horticultural Science0-
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 25 completers-
Environmental Science9-
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management0-
Forestry8-
Forest Sciences and Biology5-
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management3-
Communication and Journalism [+] 5 completers-
Communication5-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] (1 completers) 5 completers-
Information Technology1-
Informatics2-
Computer Science2-
Education [+] (4 completers) 110 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction11-
Educational Leadership and Administration7-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration8-
Educational/Instructional Technology17-
Special Education and Teaching19-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services0-
Elementary Education and Teaching0-
Secondary Education and Teaching9-
Music Teacher Education0-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching6-
Reading Teacher Education19-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education7-
Social Studies Teacher Education0-
French Language Teacher Education1-
Spanish Language Teacher Education3-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)3-
Engineering [+] (1 completers) 26 completers-
Agricultural Engineering0-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering4-
Chemical Engineering3-
Civil Engineering7-
Structural Engineering2-
Computer Engineering1-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering0-
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics1-
Mechanical Engineering6-
Surveying Engineering2-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 0 completers-
French Language and Literature0-
Work and Family Studies [+] 10 completers-
Human Development and Family Studies0-
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services (other)10-
English Language and Literature [+] 6 completers-
English Language and Literature6-
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing0-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities [+] 0 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies0-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] (1 completers) 12 completers-
Biochemistry4-
Botany/Plant Biology0-
Microbiology0-
Zoology/Animal Biology1-
Entomology0-
Wildlife Biology3-
Bioinformatics4-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 3 completers-
Mathematics and Statistics3-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 29 completers-
International/Global Studies16-
Maritime Studies1-
Marine Sciences9-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)3-
Physical Sciences [+] 8 completers-
Chemistry1-
Geology/Earth Science3-
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical1-
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences (other)2-
Physics1-
Psychology [+] 3 completers-
Psychology3-
Human Services [+] (1 completers) 47 completers-
Social Work47$42,800
Social Sciences [+] 10 completers-
Anthropology0-
Anthropology (other)1-
Economics1-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics7-
Economics (other)1-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 8 completers-
Intermedia/Multimedia6-
Music Performance2-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 28 completers-
Communication Sciences and Disorders17-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse11-
Business [+] (2 completers) 44 completers-
Research and Development Management0-
Accounting0-
Management Science44-
History [+] 2 completers-
History2-
Total397
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 6 completers-
Aquaculture1-
Food Science4-
Plant Sciences1-
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 11 completers-
Environmental Science8-
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management0-
Forest Sciences and Biology2-
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management1-
Communication and Journalism [+] 0 completers-
Communication0-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Informatics0-
Computer Science0-
Education [+] 4 completers-
Education4-
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
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 [+] 13 completers-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering2-
Chemical Engineering4-
Civil Engineering6-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering0-
Mechanical Engineering1-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities [+] 0 completers-
General Studies0-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 7 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Biomedical Sciences4-
Molecular Biology0-
Microbiology2-
Zoology/Animal Biology1-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 6 completers-
Behavioral Sciences2-
International/Global Studies0-
Cultural Studies/Critical Theory and Analysis1-
Marine Sciences2-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)1-
Physical Sciences [+] 10 completers-
Chemistry6-
Geology/Earth Science2-
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical1-
Physics1-
Psychology [+] 5 completers-
Psychology5-
Social Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Anthropology0-
Anthropology (other)0-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 0 completers-
Intermedia/Multimedia0-
History [+] 3 completers-
History3-
Total65
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] (1 completers) 3 completers-
Food Science0-
Food Technology and Processing3-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] (1 completers) 8 completers-
Disability Studies8-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] (2 completers) 8 completers-
Information Technology1-
Information Science/Studies7-
Education [+] (7 completers) 47 completers-
Education0-
Curriculum and Instruction5-
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Educational/Instructional Technology11-
Educational Evaluation and Research0-
Special Education and Teaching10-
Special Education and Teaching (other)15-
Secondary Education and Teaching3-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching2-
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Educational Methods1-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education0-
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education0-
Computer Teacher Education0-
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist0-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor0-
Education (other)0-
Engineering [+] (2 completers) 4 completers-
Materials Engineering0-
Construction Engineering0-
Surveying Engineering3-
Engineering (other)1-
Engineering Technology [+] 0 completers-
Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Work and Family Studies [+] (1 completers) 2 completers-
Human Nutrition2-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities [+] 0 completers-
Humanities/Humanistic Studies0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] (1 completers) 3 completers-
Gerontology3-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)0-
Physical Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Geology/Earth Science1-
Social Sciences [+] (1 completers) 3 completers-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography3-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 0 completers-
Intermedia/Multimedia0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 4 completers-
Health and Medical Administrative Services (other)0-
4-
Business [+] 27 completers-
Business Administration and Management27-
Total110
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (3 completers) 19 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction2-
Educational Leadership and Administration4-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration0-
Educational/Instructional Technology4-
Special Education and Teaching1-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services0-
Elementary Education and Teaching0-
Secondary Education and Teaching0-
Reading Teacher Education6-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education0-
Social Studies Teacher Education0-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)2-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse1-
Total20

Graduate Student Population at Maine

For academic year 2021-2022, total 2,542 students enrolled into University of Maine graduate schools where it has total 12,657 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 881 full-time and 1,661 part-time graduate students. By gender, 973 male and 1,569 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
Total2,5429731,569
Full-time881377504
Part-tme1,6615961,065
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 1,744 White (68.61%), 53 Black/African American (2.08%), 59 Hispanic (2.32%), 55 Asian (2.16%), and 631 students with other races. 243 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,5429731,569
American Indian/Native American361521
Asian551738
Black/African American533122
Hispanic592633
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander211
White1,7446451,099
Two More331320
Un-Known31793224
Non-resident Alien243132111
University of Maine offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,259 graduate students (49.53% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 356 graduate students (14.00% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total2,542
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,259
Enrolled Some Online Courses356
Not in Online Courses927
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of Maine. 562 students are aged 20 to 24 (22.11% of total students), 246 students are aged above 50 (9.68%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of Maine.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,5429731,569
Age 20-2117413
Age 22-24545217328
Age 25-29657258399
Age 30-34402179223
Age 35-3926099161
Age 40-49415139276
Age 50-6422870158
Over 6418711

Similar Schools to Maine

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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 2,803 and it offers total 173 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 4,713 and it offers total 201 graduate programs(1 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 2,473 and it offers total 211 graduate programs(7 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 8,609 and it offers total 273 graduate programs(2 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 4,421 and it offers total 268 graduate 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 3,748 and it offers total 184 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 2,200 and it offers total 193 graduate programs(7 online programs).

Maine Best Graduate Schools

Check out the best graduate programs in Maine and compare them to get right decision.
College of the AtlanticPrivate, 4 yearsBar Harbor, ME
Saint Joseph's College of MainePrivate, 4 yearsStandish, ME
Husson UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsBangor, ME
University of New EnglandPrivate, 4 yearsBiddeford, ME
Thomas CollegePrivate, 4 yearsWaterville, ME
University of MainePublic, 4 yearsOrono, ME
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