Academics

Location
Portland, ME
Undergrads
4,551
Tuition (in-state)
$18,488 ($7,776)
Admission Difficulty
Easy
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3 College Junior

Academics: Recently renovated music center helped raise morale of university. Non existence of public relations department and media support have left a major void that needs to be addressed. The public needs to be more aware of performances, not simply through posters. Several opportunities to perform. Students tend to be too lax about practicing and showing up for performances.

3 College Junior

Academics: We have continued losing and cutting back our music department. Budget cuts affecting overall moral

3 College Sophomore

Academics: The Professors I have had seemed nice and are energetic in the classroom. They try to get students involved, and mention out of class events and learning experiances.

4 College Freshman

Academics: I'm only a freshman so I haven't gotten too far into my major courses. But from what I can tell, the faculty is very devoted and will help in any ways they can - they just want to see the students succeed.

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4 College Sophomore

Academics: I really enjoy my classes now that I have picked the right major. The one thing I feel the school lacks is proper or rather helpful incite into the potential careers each field has

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 188th
    Best Student-Faculty Ratio
  • 314th
    Best Online Course Options
  • 749th
    Best Course Variety
  • 1084th
    Most Available Classes
  • 1097th
    Most Manageable Workloads

Student Author Overview

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Facts & Statistics

Student-Faculty Ratio
15:1
Full-Time Instructional Faculty
356
Part-Time Instructional Faculty
272
Total FT Faculty
370
Faculty with Terminal Degree
82%
Average Faculty Salary
$75,922
Full-Time Retention Rate
64%
Part-Time Retention Rate
41%
Transfer-Out Rate
38%
Graduation Rate
30%
Programs/Majors Offered
92
Academic/Career Counseling?
Yes
Remedial Services?
Yes
Instructional Programs
Occupational: No
Academic: Yes
Continuing Professional: Yes
Recreational/Avocational: No
Adult Basic Remedial: No
Secondary (High School): No
Special Credit Opportunities
Advanced Placement (AP) Credits: Yes
Dual Credit: Yes
Life Experience Credits: Yes
Degrees Awarded
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Certificate
  • Doctorate - Professional practice
  • Doctorate - Research/scholarship
  • Master's degree
  • Post-bachelor's certificate
  • Post-master's certificate
Most Popular Majors
  • Business Administration and Management: 4%
  • Law: 2%
  • Registered Nursing (RN): 5%
  • Teacher Education for Multiple Levels: 2%
Special Study Options
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)
  • Weekend/evening college

Student Polls

How strongly do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements?    Based on 19 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • The academic advisers are helpful.
  • It is easy to get the classes you want.
  • Grading is generally consistent and fair.
  • There are a variety of interesting courses to take.
  • Students are encouraged to explore a wide range of courses and topics.
  • My Gen-Ed requirements are worthwhile and meaningful.
  • The workload is easy to manage.
  • There are plenty of good online course options.
  • Teaching assistants (TAs) are used effectively.
  • The course scheduling/registration process is efficient and student-friendly.
  • Classrooms/labs are up-to-date and incorporate new technologies effectively.

How strongly do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements regarding the professors at this school?    Based on 20 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • Professors are approachable and helpful when needed
  • Professors are engaging and easy to understand.
  • Professors are experts in their field.
  • Professors are passionate about the topics they teach.
  • Professors care about their students' success.
  • Professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.
  • Professors use teaching assistants (TAs) effectively.

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