University of Southern Maine Rankings

By | April 18, 2020

Located in Gorham, ME, University of Southern Maine is one of the best universities in the state of Maine. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for University of Southern Maine in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is University of Southern Maine.

  • According to AbbreviationFinder, University of Southern Maine is often abbreviated as USM.

37 College Avenue Gorham, ME 04038
Phone: (207) 780-5670
Email: [email protected]
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Rankings: University of Southern Maine

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Peer college rating (out of 5) 2.8
Graduation and retention ranking: 168
Average freshman retention rate: 66.0%
6-year graduation rate: 33.3%
Predicted graduation rate: N/A
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): N/A
Faculty resources ranking: 53
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 44.6%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 4.0%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 15:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 80.3%
Student selectivity ranking: 121
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 900-1120
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 9%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 28%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 81.3%
Financial resources rank: 25
Alumni giving rank: 167
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 3.0%

University of Southern Maine History

Essential Facts: University of Southern Maine

  • The University of Southern Maine is one of two schools in the state of Maine that offers an ABET accredited Computer Science degree program.
  • The Southern Maine acceptance rate is 83%. Graduating 33% of students, Southern Maine alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $33,000. About University of Southern Maine…
  • The University of Southern Maine is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), 1140 19th St. NW, Suite 400, Washington, D.C. 20036.

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General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 15%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 1%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 1%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 80%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 79%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? Yes
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA III
Men’s scholarship sports: N/A
Women’s scholarship sports: N/A
Student activities: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, model UN, music ensembles, musical theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, television station