University of Maine requires at least 120 credit hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree.
If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. University of Maine accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, University of Maine has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 56% of students who start college at University of Maine complete all the credits required within six years.
University of Maine offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: University of Maine may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
University of Maine does not have a core curriculum. Since there are no specific-classes required in order to graduate, students have a lot of flexibiity about what classes they choose to take.
Students do not need to fulfull a language requirement, but there is a math and science requirement.
Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.
Reminder: Check with University of Maine directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, University of Maine students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at University of Maine.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
Students are not required to complete a senior project unless it is required for their specific major.
Double Majoring at University of Maine
University of Maine offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Double majoring may require more work but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.
✅ University of Maine does offer services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
✅ University of Maine has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ University of Maine offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
✅ University of Maine offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, and offers a Freshman Honors College. The Freshman Honors college provides a rich curriculum for highly-motivated first-year students.
✅ University of Maine does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.
The main library on campus is the Fogler Library and there are no other libraries on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.
University of Maine does not have any dual degree programs available for students.
What is ROTC?
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.
Does University of Maine have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
University of Maine has an Army ROTC program and a Navy ROTC program.
Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at University of Maine include:
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