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Husson University

Bangor, ME 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate86%
Acceptance Rate86%

About Husson University

For more than 110 years, Husson University has helped students build successful careers through innovative undergraduate, graduate and online programs that focus on experiential education. Husson offers nearly 70 degree programs in business, health, communications, criminal justice, technology, education, science and the humanities. Husson also offers 22 varsity sports programs and is a member of the NCAA Division III, Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC), and New England Collegiate Conference (NECC), among others. The Husson Eagles consistently advance into conference and NCAA tournament play.

Husson University Overview

Husson University is a private, nonprofit school in the suburban setting of Bangor, Maine. Husson University was founded in 1898 and the school now enrolls around 3,295 students per year, including 2,572 undergraduates. Husson University provides on-campus housing for students. Most students live in off campus housing.Regular decision applicants for Fall 2023 should find out if they have been admitted by December 1.

Student Activities at Husson University

Are you interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Husson University's theater groups.

Interested in joining a fraternity or sorority? Husson University has fraternities and sororities.

Planning to play sports? Husson University has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Husson University on the Student Life page.

2022 Husson University Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 86%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.4
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 21%
Tuition $20,150
Percent of Need Met 75%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $19,419

Is Husson University a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can all provide a sense of how selective a school is.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a better sense of what Husson University offers and if the school seems like a good choice for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Husson University

The university admitted 86% of all applicants in 2022. Out of 2,802 applications received in 2022, 2,397 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Husson University

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Approximately 75% of students who start at Husson University come back for their second year of college. 54% of Husson University undergrads graduate within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Husson University Graduates

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Check with Husson University directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Husson University's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

Husson University's endowment was valued at $26.2 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Husson University

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Husson University meets 75% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $19,419 a year.

The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2022 was around $36,171 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Husson University.

Based on this information, does Husson University seem like a good fit? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Husson University a good school for you?

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Where is Husson University Located?

Husson University is located in the suburban setting of Bangor, Maine, in the suburbs of Portland and Maine.

If you want to see Husson University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 95 to Bangor, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Bangor International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Husson University and Bangor are like without leaving home.

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College Info

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Husson University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1005 - 1150


Math SAT Range

485 - 570


Reading SAT Range

490 - 580

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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1150 and Above


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SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Husson University students is 1070. Applicants with SAT scores of 1150 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Husson University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1005 to 1150 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1005 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Husson University.

Husson University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Husson University is like? There are approximately 3,295 students enrolled at Husson University, including 2,572 undergraduate students and 723 graduate students. 86% percent of students attend school full-time, 73% percent are from ME and 27% percent of students are from other states.


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