Graduate Program Overview

University of Maine is a four-years, public school located in Orono, Maine. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $10,014 for Maine residents and $29,490 for out-of-state students. It offers 168 graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameUniversity of Maine
TypeFour-years, Public
Address168 College Avenue, Orono, ME
Graduate School Students2,276 students
1,259 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$10,014
Out-of-State$29,490
Student to Faculty16:1 (6.25%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 168 Graduate Programs
78 Master's, 41 Doctorate, 49 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at University of Maine with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Maine residents, the tuition & fees are $10,014 and $29,490 for non-Maine residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $541 for Maine residents and $1,623 for out-of-state students.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$9,738$29,214
Fees$276$276
Cost per Credit$541$1,623
Books & Supplies$1,000
Room & Board$11,712 (On-Campus) / $11,712 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$2,270 (On-Campus) / $2,270 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$24,996$44,472
Off-Campus Total$24,996$44,472
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
2017-20182018-20192019-20202020-20212021-2022
In-State$8,884$9,106$9,347$9,596$10,014
Out-of-State$26,308$26,944$27,635$28,352$29,490

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

University of Maine offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 168 major areas - 78 Master's (12 online programs), 41 Doctorate , 36 Post-Bachelor'(18 online programs), 13 Post-Master'(3 online programs). 397 students have been conferred Master's degree and 90 students have received Doctorate degree last year.The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Total3979011020
Men14238323
Women255527817
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Agriculture
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Engineering Technology
Work and Family Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Physical Sciences
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Agriculture
Natural Resources and Conservation
Communication and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Work and Family Studies
English Language and Literature
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Education
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Agriculture
Natural Resources and Conservation
Communication and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
History
Education
Engineering
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities
Psychology
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business

Graduate Student Population

Total 11,741 students enrolled in University of Maine including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 2,276 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 882 male and 1,394 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 811 full-time and 1,465 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 1,259 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 356 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total2,276
Men Students882
Women Students1,394
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total2,276
Full-time Students811
Part-time Students1,465
By race/ethnicity 1,577 White, 36 Black, and 37 Asian students are attending at University of Maine. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total2,276
American Indian /
Native American
31
Asian37
Black36
Hispanic57
White1,577
Two or more races29
Un-Known279
17 students are younger than 22 and 661 students are older than 65. The school has 1,202 students aged between 22 and 30 and 662 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total2,276
21 & Under17
22-24545
25-29657
30-34402
35-39260
40 & Over661
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At University of Maine, 1,259 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 356 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment2,542
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,259
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses356
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses927
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,259
Maine Resident994
Other State In U.S.245
Outside of U.S.20



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