University of Southern Maine is on a 144-acre campus in the urban setting of Gorham, Maine.
University of Southern Maine has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? University of Southern Maine has fraternities and sororities.
This table offers information on housing at University of Southern Maine.
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Priortiy given to freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||14%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||86%|
University of Southern Maine offers on-campus housing. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are given priority for on-campus housing.
Most University of Southern Maine students live off campus. In 2022, 14% of undergrads at University of Southern Maine lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 86% of students lived off-campus or commuted to University of Southern Maine. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
University of Southern Maine offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At University of Southern Maine there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at University of Southern Maine:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Ice Hockey||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Lacrosse||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Fencing||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Sailing||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
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 Southern Maine is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The University of Southern Maine campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
University of Southern Maine offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Additionally, University of Southern Maine has security lighting, preventive programs within residence halls.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit University of Southern Maine, take Interstate 95 to Gorham, ME. If you need to fly, book your flight to Portland 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 Southern Maine's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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