Graduate Program Overview

University of Southern Maine is a four-years, public school located in Portland, Maine. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $8,856 for Maine residents and $22,968 for out-of-state students. It offers 101 graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameUniversity of Southern Maine
TypeFour-years, Public
Address96 Falmouth St, Portland, ME
Graduate School Students1,924 students
1,345 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$8,856
Out-of-State$22,968
Student to Faculty12:1 (8.33%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 101 Graduate Programs
45 Master's, 6 Doctorate, 50 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at University of Southern 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 $8,856 and $22,968 for non-Maine residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $432 for Maine residents and $1,216 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$7,776$21,888
Fees$1,080$1,080
Cost per Credit$432$1,216
Books & Supplies$600
Room & Board$10,338 (On-Campus) / $10,338 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,000 (On-Campus) / $3,000 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$22,794$36,906
Off-Campus Total$22,794$36,906
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
2017-20182018-20192019-20202020-20212021-2022
In-State$7,922$8,192$8,502$8,736$8,856
Out-of-State$19,982$20,666$21,462$22,308$22,968

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

University of Southern Maine offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 101 major areas - 45 Master's , 6 Doctorate , 38 Post-Bachelor', 12 Post-Master'. 419 students have been conferred Master's degree and 104 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
Total4191049220
Men11444342
Women305605818
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.
Architecture
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Legal Studies
English Language And Literature
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Psychology
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Architecture
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Legal Studies
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Psychology
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Education
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Psychology
Human Services
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Legal Studies
Agriculture
Natural Resources And Conservation
Education
English Language And Literature
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Human Services
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business

Graduate Student Population

Total 8,022 students enrolled in University of Southern Maine including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 1,924 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 518 male and 1,406 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 662 full-time and 1,262 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 1,345 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 456 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total1,924
Men Students518
Women Students1,406
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total1,924
Full-time Students662
Part-time Students1,262
By race/ethnicity 1,615 White, 46 Black, and 28 Asian students are attending at University of Southern Maine. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total1,924
American Indian /
Native American
21
Asian28
Black46
Hispanic56
White1,615
Two or more races29
Un-Known114
19 students are younger than 22 and 480 students are older than 65. The school has 829 students aged between 22 and 30 and 596 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total1,924
21 & Under19
22-24279
25-29550
30-34363
35-39233
40 & Over480
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 Southern Maine, 1,345 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 456 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment1,924
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,345
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses456
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses123
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,345
Maine Resident1,115
Other State In U.S.224
Outside of U.S.6


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