Top 200 University in the safest state in the US

#183 National Universities

US News & World Report

Top 15% of US Universities

Forbes

#1 Safest State

Institute for Economics and Peace

Small Class Sizes

40% of classes have 20 or fewer students

Great Location

Traditional college town 5 minutes to shopping and 4 hours to Boston

Top Programs in Engineering and More

Civil Engineering, Social Work, Earth Science and more are in Top 100










Undergraduate Majors

Business

Accounting
Finance
Management
Marketing

Engineering

Bioengineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Computer Engineering
Construction Engineering Technology
Electrical Engineering
Electrical Engineering Technology
Engineering Physics
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Surveying Engineering Technology

Education & Human Development

Athletic Training
Child Development and Family Relations
Elementary Education
Kinesiology and Physical Education
Secondary Education

Liberal Arts

Anthropology
Art Education
Art History
Chemistry
Communications
Computer Science
English
French
History
International Affairs
Journalism
Mass Communication
Mathematics
Music
Music Education
Music Performance
New Media
Philosophy
Physics and Astronomy
Political Science
Psychology
Romance Languages
Sociology
Spanish
Studio Art
Theatre
Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Natural Sciences, Forestry and Agriculture

Animal and Veterinary Sciences
Biochemistry
Biology
Botany
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Earth and Climate Sciences
Ecology and Environmental Sciences
Economics
Environmental Horticulture
Financial Economics
Food Science and Human Nutrition
Forest Operations, Bioproducts and Bioengineering
Forestry
Marine Sciences
Medical Laboratory Sciences
Microbiology
Molecular and Cellular Biology
Nursing
Parks, Recreation and Tourism
Social Work
Sustainable Agriculture
Wildlife Ecology
Zoology

Graduate Degrees

Business

Business Administration (MBA)
Economics
Financial Economics

Engineering

Aerospace Engineering (Certificate)
Biological Engineering
Biomedical Science and Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Science
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Engineering and Business Professional Science Masters
Engineering in the Natural Sciences/Interdisciplinary
Engineering Physics
Information Systems
Information Systems (Certificate)
Innovation Engineering (Certificate)
Mechanical Engineering
Professional Science Masters in Engineering and Business

Education & Human Development

Communication Sciences and Disorders
Counselor Education
Disability Studies (Specialization)
Education
Educational Leadership
Elementary Education
Higher Education
Human Development
Individually Designed Education
Kinesiology and Physical Education
Literacy Education
Science and Mathematics Education (MST)
Science Education
Secondary Education
Social Studies Education
Social Work
Special Education
STEM Education (Emphasis)
Teaching-Consultant in Writing (Certificate)

Liberal Arts

Biochemistry
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Biological Sciences
Chemistry
Communication
English
English as a Second Language (Certificate)
French
History
Innovative Communication Design (Certificate)
Instructional Design (Certificate)
Instructional Technology
Interdisciplinary Program
Interdisciplinary Studies
Intermedia (Studio)
Mathematics & Statistics
Music
Nursing
Physics
Prevention and Intervention (Emphasis)
Psychology
Resource Economics and Policy
Spanish
Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (Specialization)

Natural Sciences, Forestry and Agriculture

Animal Sciences
Anthropology and Environmental Policy
Aquaculture and Aquatic Resources
Botany and Plant Pathology
Conservation Biology (Emphasis)
Ecology and Environmental Sciences
Earth and Climate Sciences
Entomology
Food and Nutrition Sciences
Food Science and Human Nutrition
Foods and Nutrition (Certificate)
Forest Resources
Horticulture
Global Policy
Marine Biology
Marine Policy
Microbiology
Oceanography
Plant Science
Plant, Soil, and Environmental Sciences
Professional Science Masters in Bioinformatics
Quaternary and Climate Studies
Spatial Informatics
Spatial Information Science and Engineering
Sustainable Agriculture (Emphasis)
Wildlife Ecology and Wildlife Conservation
Zoology

Campus Facts
Full-time students: 11,000
Academic calendar: Semester (3 intakes)

Intakes per year: 3 (Fall, Spring, Summer)
On-campus housing:
Yes

Off-campus housing: Yes
Homestay housing: Yes
Programs: English, undergraduate, graduate

Location Facts
City: Orono, Maine
City population: 43,000 (Orono + Bangor)

Airport: BGR Bangor, Maine
Airport pickup: Available
Weather: Sunny in summer and fall, snows in winter, nice in spring
Drive: 4 hours to Boston, 4 hours to Quebec
Flights: 60 minutes to Boston, 90 minutes to New York City, 2 hours to Washington DC


Affordable Quality

$21,724 English

$   8,800 Tuition
$   5,254  Housing
$   5,010  Meals
$      936  Health insurance
$      924  Mandatory fees
$           0  Books & supplies
$      800  Personal & other

Annual costs

$44,149 Undergraduate

$27,240  Tuition
$   5,254  Housing
$   5,010  Meals
$   2,437  Health insurance
$   2,258  Mandatory fees
$   1,000  Books & supplies
$       950  Personal & other

Annual costs

$33,923 Graduate

$20,415  Tuition
$   6,278  Housing
$   1,550  Meals
$   2,437  Health insurance
$   1,343  Mandatory fees
$      600  Books & supplies
$   1,300  Personal & other

Annual costs


What do you want to study?

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Flexible 8-week sessions that make it easy to study English before an academic program
Applications due two weeks before start date

Intensive English Institute (IEI)

SessionSpring BSummer ASummer BFall AFall B
Arrival DateMarch 15June 1July 6August 23October 18
Testing DateMarch 16June 1July 7August 24October 19
OrientationMarch 17June 2July 7August 25October 20
Classes StartMarch 20June 5July 10August 28October 23
Classes EndMay 11June 29August 3October 19December 14
Weeks of Class84488
ELI Tuition$2,200$1,100$1,100$2,200$2,200
Fees, housing, etc.
Expected Cost

Over 100+ majors with highly respected programs in Business, Engineering and Education.

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Undergraduate

Business
Accounting, Finance, Management, Marketing

Education & Human Development
Athletic Training, Child Development and Family Relations, Elementary Education, Kinesiology and Physical Education, Secondary Education

Engineering
Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Construction Engineering Technology, Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, Engineering Physics, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Pulp and Paper Technology, Survey Engineering Technology

Natural Science, Forestry and Agriculture
Animal and Veterinary Science, Biochemistry, Biology, Botany, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Earth Sciences, Ecology and Environmental Sciences, Economics, Environmental Horticulture, Financial Economics, Food Science and Human Nutrition, Forest Operations Bioproducts and Bioenergy, Forestry, Marine Science, Medical Laboratory Sciences, Microbiology, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Nursing, Parks Recreation and Tourism, Social Work, Sustainable Agriculture, Wildlife Ecology, Zoology

Liberal Arts
Anthropology, Art Education, Art History, Art History, Chemistry, Communication, Computer Science, English, French, History, International Affairs, Journalism, Mass Communications, Mathematics, Music, New Media, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Studio Art, Theatre

Lifelong Learning
University Studies


Admissions Requirements
Grades: High school completion (if available)
English score: 79 iBT or 6.5 IELTS or SAT 550 verbal or ACT English 24 or other
Not required: SAT, ACT, Statement of purpose, Letters of recommendation

Start Dates
May 15, 2017        Summer semester
August 28, 2017  Fall semester

Housing Options




Rates (annual rates)

Undergraduate / English Students
$5,254  Double (2 people per room)
$7,320  Single
$6,540  Single smaller room

Graduate Students
$5,278  Double (2 people per room)
$7,344  Single
$6,562  Single smaller room
$7,296  Couples

Perks

Location
1 minute walk to class
1 minute walk to dining
24/7 security
Wi-fi