University of Maine

public university Estd 1862
Orono, Maine, USA
University of Maine

Established in 1862 by President Abraham Lincoln under the provisions of the Morrill Act, the University of Maine (UMaine) was initially named Maine College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts. The first class was held in 1868 with 13 students and the institute got its current name in 1897.

It upholds its 150-year legacy by offering strong traditional education at affordable costs. There are multiple colleges & schools associated with the University of Maine, including the College of Education and Human Development, College of Engineering, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Honors College, College of natural sciences, forestry, and agriculture, Maine Business School, and a graduate school. There are both graduate and undergraduate programs offered at the university. Students here can choose any of the 100 plus degree programs.

The main campus of UMaine is located in Orono, Maine, and the 660-acre property is dotted with academic buildings, dining halls, 17 residence halls, 2 villages, fitness centers, and other facilities for the convenience of the students. There are more than 200 organizations for students to join and find others with a similar mindset. The Campus Recreation Program offers opportunities for kayaking, rock climbing, hiking, canoeing, and several other adventure sports. There are 17 Fraternities and 8 Sororities, along with Greek life organizations. The town of Orono is a peaceful yet adventurous place to stay in. There are several cafes, bars, and restaurants as well as museums and churches within the town, and public transportation is also available.

Presently, the university has 11,561 undergraduate and graduate students. It has an average class size of 25 students and the student to faculty ratio measures to 16:1. The university has students from 70 countries and 50 U.S. states. It is also the state’s only public research university with 15 interdisciplinary research centers and 15 emerging areas of excellence. In the fiscal year of 2019, the university received more than $78 million in the form of research awards and spent more than $137 million on research and development. From 2018 to 2019, UMaine gave 69 Ph.Ds. and 362 master’s degrees. It stands among the best public universities for research according to the National Science Foundation.

Whether it is arts, politics, business, sports, literature, science, and engineering, or any other field, UMaine has an extensive list of alumni that are excelling in their particular subjects. Some of the most notable personalities associated with the university include Lawrence Bender (film producer), Biff Elliot (actor and sportscaster), Stephen King (author), Nick DiPaolo (comedian), and Brad Sullivan (actor). In the field of politics, John Baldacci (former Governor of Maine), Joseph E. Brennan (a member of the United States House of Representatives), Emily Cain (State Legislator and former candidate for U.S. Congress) and Peter Edgecomb (State Representative from Caribou) are some of the prominent personalities.

MS in Computer Science
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 18.9 Lakh

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Master of Business Administration
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GMAT : 550, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 9.7 Lakh

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MS in Mechanical Engineering
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 18.9 Lakh

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MS in Civil Engineering
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 18.9 Lakh

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MS in Physics
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 15.7 Lakh

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Master of Science in Information Systems
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 18.9 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6.5, TOEFL : 79
  • Fees - INR 22 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6.5, TOEFL : 79
  • Fees - INR 22 Lakh

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MS in Economics
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : Accepted
  • Fees - INR 18.9 Lakh

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Master of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 18.9 Lakh

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MS in Chemistry
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 7
  • Fees - INR 15.7 Lakh

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MS in Biochemistry
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 15.7 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6.5, TOEFL : 79
  • Fees - INR 20.9 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Biology
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6.5, TOEFL : 79
  • Fees - INR 20.9 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6.5, TOEFL : 79
  • Fees - INR 22 Lakh

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Master of Arts in Mathematics
  • Duration - 2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 15.7 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6.5, TOEFL : 79
  • Fees - INR 22 Lakh

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MS in Computer Engineering
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 18.9 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering Technology
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6.5, TOEFL : 79
  • Fees - INR 22 Lakh

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Business Administration in Management
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6.5, TOEFL : 79
  • Fees - INR 22 Lakh

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MS in Financial Economics
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 7
  • Fees - INR 22 Lakh

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Business Administration in Finance
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6.5, TOEFL : 79
  • Fees - INR 22 Lakh

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Master of Arts in Psychology
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 15.7 Lakh

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Entry Criteria

CoursesExams
MS - 10 CoursesGRE - Accepted
IELTS - 6.5-7
TOEFL - 80-92
MIM - 2 CoursesGRE - Accepted
IELTS - 7 & Above
TOEFL - 92 & Above
BBA - 2 CoursesIELTS - 6.5 & Above
TOEFL - 79 & Above
PTE - 53 & Above
BSc - 2 CoursesIELTS - 6.5 & Above
TOEFL - 79 & Above
PTE - 53 & Above
BE/Btech - 5 CoursesIELTS - 6.5 & Above
TOEFL - 79 & Above
PTE - 53 & Above
MBA - 1 CourseGMAT - 550 & Above
IELTS - 6.5 & Above
TOEFL - 80 & Above
Other Courses - 1 CourseIELTS - 6.5 & Above
TOEFL - 80 & Above
GRE - Accepted

Admission Requirement

DocumentsSOP - Not required
LOR - Needed for few courses
Essays - Needed for few courses
CV - Needed for few courses
Additional documents - Required
Application feesUSD 40 - 65
Type of deadlineDepends on course
Intake Season & DeadlinesFall - 1ˢᵗ Apr 2021
Spring - 15ᵗʰ Sep - 1ˢᵗ Nov 2021

Approximate Fees

CoursesDurationTuition Fees
MS - 10 Courses18 - 24 MonthsINR 15.7L - 18.9L
USD 21,450 - 25,765
MIM - 2 Courses1.5 - 2 YearsINR 18.9L - 22L
USD 25,765 - 30,030
BBA - 2 Courses4 YearsINR 22L
USD 30,030
BSc - 2 Courses4 YearsINR 20.9L
USD 28,590
BE/Btech - 5 Courses4 YearsINR 22L
USD 30,030
MBA - 1 Course18 - 24 MonthsINR 9.7L
USD 13,285
Other Courses - 1 Course1.5 - 2 YearsINR 15.7L
USD 21,450
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