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Q:   What are the best reasons to attend the University of Maine?


As per the former students of Maine University, it is known for academic excellence and high-quality of research, diversity, and affordability. UMaine  offers over 100 undergraduate and graduate programs, including nationally recognised programs in engineering, business, education, and marine sciences. Also, it is a leader in research, with world-renowned research centers and institutes in areas such as climate change, renewable energy, and advanced materials. The University of Maine offers competitive tuition rates and a range of financial aid options to help make college more affordable for students.


Q:   How much is the University of Maine International application fee?


Once the application form is filled out and submitted with all the necessary documents. Applicants are required to pay an application fee for processing their application form. Maine University application fees for international students is USD 50/INR 4,167. International students pay the application fee at the time of submitting their application. International students can pay the application fee online through their debit or credit card. 

*USD/INR = 83.35


Q:   Is getting part-time jobs easy while studying at University of Maine?


It is easy to find a part-time job while attending the University of Maine as per the student reviews of the University. The university focuses on the importance of part-time jobs for students, not only to provide financial support to students but also to gain valuable work experience. Students also have access to jobs, and off-campus programs, and navigate industry networks through a variety of channels. Students who are not in government courses can also search for available positions on CareerLink and work on campus. 


Q:   Where to get free counselling for admissions at the University of Maine?

A: offers free counselling for students who want to study at the Universit of Maine. The counselling team of offers free counselling on admission process, visa applications, writing statement of purpose and many more such things. 


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Q:   Are there any scholarships available for international students at UMaine?


Yes, many scholarship options are available for international students applying for a UG or PG course at UMaine to make studying affordable. Some of these are -International Presidential Scholarship, International Flagship Scholarship, International Dean’s Scholarship, Maine Global Partner Scholarship, IEI Bridge Scholarship and, Graduate Student Scholarship.


Q:   What scores do I need to have to get a scholarship at University of Maine?


The University of Maine is famous for several reasons:

Academic Excellence: Offering over 100-degree programs, the university provides opportunities for students to earn graduate certificates, master’s, doctoral, or professional Science master’s degrees.

Community Engagement: The university is deeply engaged in community activities, from volunteerism to internships, igniting passion in students and addressing global and local issues. 

Notable Alumni: The University of Maine has notable alumni like bestselling horror author Stephen King.

Research Focus: UMaine is classified as a Carnegie R1 Top-Tier Research University, conducting research in various disciplines across Maine and globally. 

Excellent placement record: The university offers an outstanding rate of placement rate to its students and the university has seen a 15 % placement growth since the last 2 years.


Maine University Admission Dates 2024

  • Application fees :USD 65
  • Type of deadline :Depends on course
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Fall15ᵗʰ Jan 2023
Spring15ᵗʰ Sep - 1ˢᵗ Nov 2023
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Q:   What is the last date to apply at the University of Maine for international students?


The Universtiy of Maine takes admission on a rolling basis. This means, international students can apply to Maine University througout the year. However, international students who wish to apply for scholarship should apply before the priority admission deadlines. Check below the University of Maine admission deadlines for interntaional students

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Spring semesterNov 1, 2024
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Q:   How to apply at the University of Maine?


The Universtiy of Maine offers over 100+ courses to apply for such as bachelor's certificate, master's and doctoral programs. International students can apply to UMaine through two ways; 'ApplyMaine Application' portal and 'the Common App' portal. The 'ApplyMaine Application' portal is university's own application portal and it is intended for use by anyone seeking undergraduate admission to one of our System schools. Meanwhile, "The Common Application" is an undergraduate college admission application which allows international students to apply to over 1,000 member colleges and universities in all 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia, as well as in Canada, China, Japan, and many European countries


Q:   What are the documents required in the visa process for Indian students at University of Maine, USA?


The documents required in the visa process for Indian students at the University of Maine include:

  • A Valid passport
  • Nonimmigrant Visa Application (Form DS-160)
  • Application fee payment receipt
  • Passport photo
  • Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant (F1) Student Status (Form I-20)
  • Additional documents like academic transcripts, test scores (TOEFL, SAT, etc.), proof of intent to depart after studies and financial stability proof.

Maine University Admission Requirements & Fees 2024

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Courses1st Year Tuition FeesDuration & Eligibility
MS(10 courses)
INR 18 L - 23 L
Duration18 months-2 years
Exam AcceptedGRE, IELTS: 6.5 - 7, TOEFL: 80 - 92
B.E. / B.Tech(5 courses)
INR 25 L - 29 L
Duration4 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, TOEFL: 79 & Above, PTE: 53 & Above
BBA(2 courses)
INR 29 L
Duration4 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, TOEFL: 79 & Above, PTE: 53 & Above
B.Sc.(2 courses)
INR 29 L
Duration4 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, TOEFL: 79 & Above, PTE: 53 & Above
MBA/PGDM(3 courses)
INR 21 L - 25 L
Duration18-24 months
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 - 7, TOEFL: 80 - 92, GRE
MIM(2 courses)
INR 21 L - 25 L
Duration18-24 months
Exam AcceptedGRE, IELTS: 7 & Above, TOEFL: 92 & Above
M.A.(1 course)
INR 18 L
Duration18-24 months
Exam AcceptedGRE, IELTS: 6.5 & Above, TOEFL: 80 & Above
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Q:   What are the admission requirements for the University of Maine?


The University of Maine admission requirements for international students may vary from course to course. The minimum eligibility depend on the type of course and level of study. International students should check the minimum admission requirements before applying at UMaine. Check below Maine University requirements for international students: 


Q:   What is the tuition for University of Maine?


The tuition fees at the University of Maine for international students depends on the type of courses and level of study. Since, Maine University is a public university, the tuition fee for domestic and international students may vary. We have provided an estimated tuition fees for some popular courses at Maine University.

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BE/BTechINR 25 L 

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Q:   What are the popular sectors that Indian students prefer for doing part-time jobs at University of Maine?


Some of the popular sectors that Indian students prefer include roles such as Fast Food Attendants, Servers, Baristas, Grocery Store Baggers, Retail Sales Associates, Valet Parking Attendants, and Library Monitors. Additionally, students can explore opportunities as Sales Assistants at campus stores, Campus Tour Guides, Peer Tutors, Catering Assistants, and in various online positions like Online Tutors, Graphic Designers, Coders, Content Writers, Bloggers, Translators, Web Developers, and Social Media Managers. 


Q:   What are the job opportunities after doing an MBA from University of Maine?


After completing an MBA from the University of Maine, graduates have a wide range of job opportunities across various fields such as business economics, management, and human resources. The MaineMBA programme at the University of Maine offers concentrations in areas like Business Analytics, Engineering Management, Healthcare Systems, Finance, Global Policy, Human Nutrition, Sustainability, and more. These specialised concentrations prepare students for leadership roles in specific industries. 


Maine University Ranking 2024

B+Overall University Grade
by Shiksha
Chemical EngineeringC+
Mechanical EngineeringC++
Civil EngineeringB
Electrical EngineeringC+
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Q:   What is University of Maine ranking?


According to US News & World Report Global Universities,  University of Maine ranks at 970 in the 2023. This means that University of Maine ranks among to universities in USA. According to the 2022 ranking in comparison to 2023 in the same category, the university’s position has been Declining. The indicators considered by US News & World Report Global Universities for the national universities category ranking include outcomes, expert opinion, faculty resources, student excellence, financial resources, etc.

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A minimum TOEFL score of 79 is required for admission to the University of Maine Orono. Apart from TOEFL, the university also accepts the following tests:
IELTS with a minimum score of 6.5 for both undergraduates and graduates.
Duolingo English Test with a minimum score of 105.
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Answered 4 months ago

Yes, it is possible to get admission in the University of Maine's MBA programme without any work experience. The University of Maine's MBA programme does not essentially require work experience for admission in the programme. Applicants can complete foundational skills via self-paced tutorials in ar



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Answered 4 months ago

The tuition cost for the University of Maine varies depending on whether you are an in-state or out-of-state student. For in-state students, the tuition cost is $12,606 per year. On the other hand for out-of-state students, the tuition cost is $35,346 per year. Additionally, room and board charges t



Anushree mundra

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Answered 4 months ago

Indian students choose to study at the University of Maine for several reasons. They include:

  • The university offers a wide range of academic programs, including 100 undergraduate degrees, 75 master’s degrees, and 30 doctoral degrees.
  • The university provides generous scholarships for international stu



Anushree mundra

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Answered 4 months ago

To apply at the University of Maine as an international student, you need to submit your application for admission to the University of Maine. You can apply through the Common Application or the University of Maine System. Along with your application, you need to submit the Declaration of Finances F



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