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University of Maine Student Life

University of Maine is on a 660-acre campus in a small town setting in Orono, Maine. There are many activities and organizations for University of Maine students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

University of Maine also has fraternities and sororities.

University of Maine has a thriving Fraternity and Sorority Life. In fact, more students participate in Fraternity and Sorority Life than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at University of Maine include Alternative Breaks, UMaine Student Government, Campus Activities Board and Wilde Stein.

University of Maine students' favorite campus traditions are Maine Day, Homecoming and Family and Friends Weekend.

University of Maine Housing

University of Maine offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most University of Maine students live off campus. In 2021, 29% of undergrads at University of Maine lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 71% of students lived off-campus or commuted to University of Maine. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

University of Maine offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Safety at University of Maine

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

University of Maine is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The University of Maine campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

University of Maine offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Additionally, University of Maine has area emergency text and email message system.

Plan a Visit to University of Maine

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to University of Maine, take Interstate 95 to Orono, ME. If you need to fly, book your flight to Bangor International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Maine you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore University of Maine's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

University of Maine Students

47%

Women

53%

Men

83%

Full Time

17%

Part Time

74%

In State

26%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

83%

5%

4%

2%

2%

2%

2%

1%

0.05%

Undergraduate Students

9,465

Graduate Students

2,276

Non-Resident / International Students

202

University of Maine Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Women's Center
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

11,741

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

92%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$11,744

Out-of-State

$32,534

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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