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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 is a private, nonprofit school located in the suburban setting of Bangor, ME, less than an hour from Portland, Maine.

Founded in 1898, the institution currently enrolls around 3,476 students a year, including 2,677 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

As of 2021, the total market value of the school endowment was $20,248,617.

Admissions Facts About Husson University

Acceptance rate: 85%

Average GPA: 3.33

Mean ACT score: 22

Mean SAT score: 1049

Does not offer early decision.

Doesn't offer early action.

All regular decision applicants should hear back December 1.

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What is Husson University's acceptance rate?

Husson University is a moderately difficult school to get accepted to. Around 85 percent of all applicants to Husson University are accepted each year. In 2021, Husson University admitted 1,945 of the 2,298 people who applied.

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.33 out of 4.0. The mean composite SAT score is 1049. The mean ACT scores is 22.

Husson University reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

Is Husson University a good school?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a school is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.

Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of the 548 students who started at Husson University as first-time freshman, 200 graduate within four years.

Around 58 percent of students who started at Husson University earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Within six months of graduating, 96 percent of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

In 2020, students graduated with an average of $36,171 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Husson University sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So the real question to ask yourself: is Husson University a good school for YOU?

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College Info

Husson University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 15

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Husson University is Aug 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Husson University is Aug 15.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs


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Husson University ACT Scores


ACT Range

19 - 23

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

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23 and Above


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Husson University is 21. Students with an ACT score of 23 and above have a good chance of getting into Husson University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 19 and 23 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 19 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Husson University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

960 - 1140


Math SAT Range

480 - 570


Reading SAT Range

480 - 570

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1140 and Above


960 to 1140


960 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Husson University students is 1055. Applicants with SAT scores of 1140 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Husson University, while applicants with SAT scores between 960 to 1140 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 960 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 3,729 students enrolled at Husson University, including 2,866 undergraduate students and 863 graduate students. 84% percent of students attend school full-time, 75% percent are from ME and 25% percent of students are from other states.


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