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 2,276 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 11,741 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 2,276 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 11,741 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 222 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Research). Among them, 31 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$29,490
$10,014 for Maine Residents
Student Population2,276
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Research)
Number of Programs222 graduate programs
(31 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, 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)31 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 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 $19,204 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$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Maine Graduate Schools$17,931$21,407
Public$8,663$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 162 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, 584 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 Degree754437
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship39062
Post Bachelor's Degree351166
Post Master's Degree13219
Total16217584
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 Special Education and Teaching program with 52 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Environmental Science program with 11 completers.
University of Maine offers 162 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 584 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 437 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 66 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 19 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) 17 completers-
Aquaculture0-
Animal Sciences1-
Food Science15-
Plant Sciences1-
Horticultural Science0-
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 21 completers-
Environmental Science8-
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management0-
Forestry6-
Forest Sciences and Biology5-
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management2-
Communication and Journalism [+] 4 completers-
Communication4-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Information Technology0-
Informatics2-
Computer Science0-
Education [+] (3 completers) 143 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction11-
Educational Leadership and Administration22-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration20-
Educational/Instructional Technology8-
Special Education and Teaching52-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services0-
Elementary Education and Teaching0-
Secondary Education and Teaching3-
Music Teacher Education0-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching3-
Reading Teacher Education16-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education4-
Social Studies Teacher Education0-
French Language Teacher Education0-
Spanish Language Teacher Education0-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)4-
Engineering [+] 38 completers-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering3-
Chemical Engineering1-
Civil Engineering14-
Computer Engineering4-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering3-
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics1-
Mechanical Engineering8-
Surveying Engineering4-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 0 completers-
French Language and Literature0-
Work and Family Studies [+] 4 completers-
Human Development and Family Studies0-
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services (other)4-
English Language and Literature [+] 10 completers-
English Language and Literature10-
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing0-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities [+] 0 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies0-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 15 completers-
Biochemistry3-
Botany/Plant Biology2-
Microbiology2-
Zoology/Animal Biology3-
Entomology3-
Wildlife Biology1-
Bioinformatics1-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 8 completers-
Mathematics and Statistics8-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 24 completers-
International/Global Studies8-
Marine Sciences13-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)3-
Physical Sciences [+] 12 completers-
Chemistry1-
Geology/Earth Science5-
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical2-
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences (other)3-
Physics1-
Psychology [+] 6 completers-
Psychology6-
Human Services [+] 43 completers-
Social Work43$42,800
Social Sciences [+] 8 completers-
Anthropology0-
Anthropology (other)0-
Economics0-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics8-
Economics (other)0-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 5 completers-
Intermedia/Multimedia4-
Music Performance1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 37 completers-
Communication Sciences and Disorders14-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse23-
Business [+] 37 completers-
Business Administration and Management37-
Research and Development Management0-
Accounting0-
History [+] 3 completers-
History3-
Total437
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 3 completers-
Aquaculture0-
Food Science3-
Plant Sciences0-
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 15 completers-
Environmental Science8-
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management1-
Forest Sciences and Biology6-
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management0-
Communication and Journalism [+] 3 completers-
Communication3-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Informatics1-
Computer Science1-
Education [+] 5 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)1-
Engineering [+] 7 completers-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering0-
Chemical Engineering1-
Civil Engineering3-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering1-
Mechanical Engineering2-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities [+] 0 completers-
General Studies0-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 9 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Biomedical Sciences6-
Molecular Biology3-
Microbiology0-
Zoology/Animal Biology0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 3 completers-
International/Global Studies1-
Marine Sciences2-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)0-
Physical Sciences [+] 7 completers-
Chemistry3-
Geology/Earth Science1-
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical1-
Physics2-
Psychology [+] 1 completers-
Psychology1-
Social Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Anthropology0-
Anthropology (other)1-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 1 completers-
Intermedia/Multimedia1-
History [+] 5 completers-
History5-
Total62
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 1 completers-
Food Science1-
Food Technology and Processing0-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 0 completers-
Disability Studies0-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] (1 completers) 5 completers-
Information Technology0-
Information Science/Studies5-
Education [+] (5 completers) 34 completers-
Education0-
Curriculum and Instruction5-
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Educational/Instructional Technology10-
Educational Evaluation and Research0-
Special Education and Teaching9-
Special Education and Teaching (other)7-
Secondary Education and Teaching0-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching3-
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 [+] (1 completers) 7 completers-
Materials Engineering0-
Construction Engineering0-
Surveying Engineering4-
Engineering (other)3-
Engineering Technology [+] 0 completers-
Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Work and Family Studies [+] (1 completers) 0 completers-
Human Nutrition0-
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 [+] 4 completers-
Geology/Earth Science4-
Social Sciences [+] (1 completers) 2 completers-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography2-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 0 completers-
Intermedia/Multimedia0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Health and Medical Administrative Services (other)0-
0-
Business [+] 10 completers-
Business Administration and Management10-
Total66
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (2 completers) 19 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction2-
Educational Leadership and Administration5-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration1-
Educational/Instructional Technology0-
Special Education and Teaching1-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services0-
Elementary Education and Teaching0-
Secondary Education and Teaching0-
Reading Teacher Education8-
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 [+] 0 completers-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse0-
Total19

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 11,741 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
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of Maine. 501 students are aged 20 to 24 (22.01% of total students), 199 students are aged above 50 (8.74%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of Maine.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,2768821,394
Age 20-2116610
Age 22-24485185300
Age 25-29609254355
Age 30-34393173220
Age 35-3925792165
Age 40-49317107210
Age 50-6418256126
Over 641798

Similar Schools to Maine

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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 1,972 and it offers total 134 graduate programs(4 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 2,565 and it offers total 167 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 4,337 and it offers total 184 graduate programs(48 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 2,561 and it offers total 205 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 8,772 and it offers total 282 graduate programs(33 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 4,506 and it offers total 236 graduate programs(12 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 3,815 and it offers total 220 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 2,156 and it offers total 183 graduate programs(7 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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