Graduate Programs Overview

University of Southern Maine is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Portland, Maine. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $8,736 for Maine residents and $22,308 for other students in average.

It offers ninety-three graduate programs: 41 Master's, 6 Doctorate, 34 Post-Bachelor's, 12 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 388 students have been conferred Master's degree and 85 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameUniversity of Southern Maine
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address96 Falmouth St, Portland, ME
Graduate School Students1,750 students
408 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$8,736
Out-of-State$22,308
Student to Faculty13:1 (7.69%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 93 Graduate Programs
41 Master's, 12 Doctorate, 46 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 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 $8,736 and $22,308 for non-Maine residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $421 for Maine residents and $1,141 for out-of-state students.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$7,776$21,348
Fees$960$960
Cost per Credit$421$1,141
Books & Supplies$600
Room & Board$10,124 (On-Campus) / $10,124 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,000 (On-Campus) / $3,000 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$22,460$36,032
Off-Campus Total$22,460$36,032
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
In-State$7,670$7,922$8,192$8,502$8,736
Out-of-State$19,298$19,982$20,666$21,462$22,308

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

University of Southern Maine offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 93 major areas - 42 Master's (8 online programs), 4 Doctorate , 36 Post-Bachelor'(5 online programs), 12 Post-Master'. 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
Total388857617
Men11641192
Women272445715
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.
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Human Services
Psychology
Mathematics And Statistics
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
English Language And Literature
Legal Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Legal Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Human Services
Psychology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Education
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Education
Business
Education
Social Sciences
Human Services
Psychology
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics And Statistics
English Language And Literature
Legal Studies
Education
Visual And Performing Arts
Education
Computer And Information Sciences
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Architecture
Education
Computer And Information Sciences
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Architecture
Business
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts

Graduate Student Population

Total 8,140 students enrolled in University of Southern Maine including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 1,750 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 503 male and 1,247 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 685 full-time and 1,065 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 408 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 285 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total1,750
Men Students503
Women Students1,247
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total1,750
Full-time Students685
Part-time Students1,065
By race/ethnicity 1,459 White, 36 Black, and 23 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
Total1,750
American Indian /
Native American
12
Asian23
Black36
Hispanic32
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
1
White1,459
Two or more races29
Un-Known134
8 students are younger than 22 and 486 students are older than 65. The school has 750 students aged between 22 and 30 and 506 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total1,750
21 & Under8
22-24247
25-29503
30-34316
35-39190
40 & Over486
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, 408 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 285 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment1,750
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses408
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses285
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses1,057
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses408
Maine Resident356
Other State In U.S.52
Outside of U.S.0


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