University of Southern Maine

Welcome to the Overseas University Link – University of Southern Maine information page;

Fast Facts:

  • State public university, founded in 1878
  • Named a ‘Best College in the Northeast’ (Princeton Review since 2007)
  • ‘Affordable Colleges Online’ rank University of Southern Maine #6 for a High Return on Investment
  • AACSB and ABET accreditation, among many others
  • Curricular Practical Training (CPT) and Optional Practical Training (OPT) available
  • Located in New England, a region noted as a top educational hub
  • Maine’s largest city possessing historic charm with a cosmopolitan feel
  • Home to the largest public university in southern Maine, an economic driver for the region
  • Considered one of the USA’s Most Livable City –
  • Nationally acclaimed dining (“Best small town food cities in America” – The New York Times and Bon Appétit Magazine)
  • An urban hub supportive of entrepreneurs, research and internship opportunities


Business, Accounting, Finance, Management, Marketing, Tourism, Economics, Food Science & Human Nutrition, Botany, Biology, Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Ecology, Electrical, Mechanical, Survey & Management Engineering, Forestry and Zoology


Undergraduate Tuition $26,650 – $41,660 per year
Graduate Tuition $29,000 per year
Accommodation & Meals $4,847 per semester

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