University of Southern Maine Graduate Schools

University of Southern Maine (referred to as Southern Maine) is a Public, 4 years school located in Portland, ME. It is classified as Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Southern Maine is $8,502 for Maine residents and $21,462 for out-of-state students. The school has 1,750 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 8,140 including undergraduate students.

University of Southern Maine Graduate School Overview

University of Southern Maine (referred to as Southern Maine) is a Public, 4 years school located in Portland, ME. It is classified as Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
University of Southern Maine is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education (12/1/1960 - Current).
University of Southern MaineDirectory Information
School NameUniversity of Southern Maine (referred to as Southern Maine)
Address96 Falmouth St, Portland, ME 04103
Phone207-780-4141
Webhttps://www.usm.maine.edu
Online Applicationhttps://beech.unet.maine.edu/eapp/pls/eaMenu.logon_index_page
Financial Infohttps://usm.maine.edu/student-financial-services
The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Southern Maine is $8,502 for Maine residents and $21,462 for out-of-state students. The school has 1,750 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 8,140 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 88 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 8 programs are available online classes.
Southern Maine Graduate School 2020 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$21,462
$8,502 for Maine Residents
Student Population1,750
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs88 graduate programs
(8 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio13 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at University of Southern Maine is $8,502 for Maine residents and $21,462 for out-of-state students for academic year 2019-2020. The tuition per credit hour is $421 for Maine residents and $1,141 for out-of-state students. University of Southern Maine offers the alternative tuition plans.
Southern Maine 2020 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Maine Residents$8,502
Out-of-State$21,462
Tuition per Credit Hour
Maine Residents$421
Out-of-State$1,141
University of Southern 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 University of Southern Maine 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 at Southern Maine
Distance Learning (Online Classes)8 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

University of Southern Maine 2020 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of Southern Maine is $8,502 for Maine residents and $21,462 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 3.85% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & fees at University of Southern Maine
Maine ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2015-2016$6,840$830$18,468$830
2016-2017$6,840$830$18,468$830
2017-2018$7,074$848$19,134$848
2018-2019$7,326$866$19,800$866
2019-2020$7,578$924$20,538$924
For academic year 2019-2020, the living costs are $12,956 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at University of Southern Maine. On-campus living costs are increased by 0.82% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $12,956. Off-campus living costs are increased by 0.82% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Living Costs at University of Southern Maine
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2015-2016$10,248$3,460$10,248$3,460
2016-2017$9,980$3,000$9,980$3,000
2017-2018$9,774$3,000$9,774$3,000
2018-2019$9,850$3,000$9,850$3,000
2019-2020$9,956$3,000$9,956$3,000
For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $421 for Maine residents and $1,141 for other students at University of Southern Maine. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 3.73% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour University of Southern Maine
Maine ResidentsOut-of-State
2015-2016$380$1,026
2016-2017$380$1,026
2017-2018$393$1,063
2018-2019$407$1,100
2019-2020$421$1,141
The law school tuition at University of Southern Maine is $24,538 for Maine residents and $36,028 for out-of-state students for academic year 2019-2020. Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at University of Southern Maine.
2019-2020 Law School/Medical School Tuition at University of Southern Maine
Maine ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Law$23,190$1,348$34,680$1,348

Graduate Programs at Southern Maine

University of Southern Maine offers 94 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 566 students have completed their study at University of Southern Maine.
Offered Degrees at University of Southern Maine
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree428388
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship305
Doctor's degree - other1080
Post Bachelor's Degree36576
Post Master's Degree12017
Total9413566

University of Southern Maine offers 94 programs through Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 566 students have completed their studies.
  • 388 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 80 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 76 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 17 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 1 completers-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning1-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 2 completers-
African Studies0-
Regional Studies (U.S., Canadian, Foreign)2-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Computer Science0-
Education [+] (10 completers) 143 completers-
Education0-
Curriculum and Instruction0-
Educational Leadership and Administration14-
Special Education and Teaching12-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services36$43,300
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching19$44,400
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels40-
Montessori Teacher Education0-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)7-
Music Teacher Education1-
Reading Teacher Education7-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor7-
Legal Studies [+] 1 completers-
Law0-
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies (other)1-
English Language And Literature [+] 31 completers-
English Language and Literature0-
Creative Writing31-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences1-
Immunology1-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 8 completers-
Mathematics0-
Statistics8-
Psychology [+] (2 completers) 7 completers-
Psychology0-
Educational Psychology7-
Human Services [+] (2 completers) 55 completers-
0-
Public Policy Analysis25-
Social Work30$41,100
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 4 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Music Performance2-
Music Theory and Composition0-
Conducting1-
Jazz/Jazz Studies1-
Music Pedagogy0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 95 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management0-
Public Health15-
Health Services Administration4-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist35-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse0$94,300
Nursing Administration0-
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing2-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing24-
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing11-
Nursing Education4-
Clinical Nurse Leader0-
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing0-
Business [+] 39 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management29-
Business Administration, Management and Operations (other)10-
Accounting0-
Total388
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology [+] 3 completers-
School Psychology3-
Human Services [+] 0 completers-
0-
Public Policy Analysis0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Nursing Practice2-
Total5
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies 0 completers-
Total80
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 0 completers-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning0-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 0 completers-
African Studies0-
Regional Studies (U.S., Canadian, Foreign)0-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Information Science/Studies0-
Computer Software and Media Applications (other)0-
Education [+] (2 completers) 40 completers-
Education0-
Multicultural Education2-
Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship8-
Educational Administration and Supervision (other)0-
Educational Evaluation and Research0-
Special Education and Teaching0-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness0-
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented10-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities0-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)0-
Reading Teacher Education3-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor17-
Legal Studies [+] 4 completers-
Law0-
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies (other)4-
English Language And Literature [+] 0 completers-
English Language and Literature0-
English Language and Literature/Letters (other)0-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 0 completers-
Mathematics0-
Statistics0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 1 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Sustainability Studies1-
Psychology [+] (2 completers) 1 completers-
Psychology0-
Educational Psychology1-
Human Services [+] 4 completers-
0-
Public Administration0-
Public Policy Analysis4-
Public Administration and Social Service Professions (other)0-
Social Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Geography (other)2-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 0 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts0-
Music Theory and Composition0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (4 completers) 18 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions (other)1-
Public Health8-
Health Services Administration2-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse0-
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)7-
Business [+] 6 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management1-
Business Administration, Management and Operations (other)2-
Organizational Behavior Studies0-
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (other)3-
Total76
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 16 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration6-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services2-
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching1-
Reading Teacher Education6-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Nursing Administration0-
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing0-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing1-
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing0-
Nursing Education0-
Clinical Nurse Leader0-
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing0-
Total17

Graduate Student Population at Southern Maine

For academic year 2019-2020, total 1,750 students enrolled into University of Southern Maine graduate schools where it has total 8,140 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 685 full-time and 1,065 part-time students. By gender, 503 male and 1,247 female students are attending University of Southern Maine graduate schools. Next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status for University of Southern Maine.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
University of Southern Maine
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,7505031,247
Full-time685213472
Part-tme1,065290775
Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at University of Southern Maine.
There are 1,459 White (83.37%), 36 Black/African American (2.06%), 32 Hispanic (1.83%), 23 Asian (1.31%), and 200 students with other races. 24 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at University of Southern Maine
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,7505031,247
American Indian/Native American1248
Asian23320
Black/African American361917
Hispanic32725
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander101
White1,4594111,048
Two More29920
Un-Known1344391
Non-resident Alien24717
University of Southern Maine offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 408 graduate students (23.31% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 285 graduate students (16.29% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for University of Southern Maine.
Distance Learning Student Population at University of Southern Maine
Number of Students
Total1,750
Enrolled Online Exclusively408
Enrolled Some Online Courses285
Not in Online Courses1,057
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of Southern Maine. 255 students are aged 20 to 24 (14.57% of total students), 193 students are aged above 50 (11.03%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of Southern Maine.
Graduate Student Population By Age at University of Southern Maine
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,7505031,247
Age 20-21826
Age 22-2424762185
Age 25-29503147356
Age 30-34316109207
Age 35-3919060130
Age 40-4929382211
Age 50-6418038142
Over 6413310

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