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Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$21,242 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$8,370 tuition
$9,648 on campus room & board
$1,000 books
$2,224 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$38,102 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$25,230 tuition
$9,648 on campus room & board
$1,000 books
$2,224 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$5,107 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
92% of students receive aid
48% get federal aid ($4,014 avg)
29% get state aid ($1,310 avg)
67% get institn'l aid ($5,107 avg)
73% get loans ($9,199 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.27% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.49% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $8,127 71%
Federal Grant Aid $4,014 48%
Pell Grants $3,849 34%
Other Federal Grants $1,335 48%
Institution Grant Aid $5,107 67%
State Grant Aid $1,310 29%
Student Loans $9,199 73%
Federal Loans $7,357 72%
Other Loans $9,384 15%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: May 1
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Does University of Maine offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
160 College Avenue
Orono, ME 04473
(207) 581-1110
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $279
Out of State $841


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Rhanmis from Lawrence, MA
  • Mar-15-2014 I am a current student here

    The school was tough on my wallet and my parents and it was very tough for me because i am an out of state student. However, after my first year i knew although my parents really didn't understand but this was the school i wanted to be at and i knew that it was worth the money

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  • 3
  • Hallie from Atco, NJ
  • Jan-28-2014 I am a current student here

    As an out-of-state student, I cannot say that I am happy about the tuition. However for in-state students or students from New England and Canada, tuition is very reasonable!

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  • 5
  • Garrett from Manchester, NH
  • Dec-06-2013 I am a current student here

    Compared to other schools, U Maine is right at the top. The school offers a variety of courses and the campus is clean and safe.

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