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University of Maine

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Campus Life and Facilities

UMaine Says...

Orono is a classic college town, bounded by the Stillwater and Penobscot Rivers, located in the heart of Maine. The University of Maine is 10 minutes from the state's third-largest city, Bangor, and its international airport.

UMaine's 600-acre campus was designed by legendary landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, who also designed Cen...
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UMaine Students Say...

Despite the fact that “it can get rather gloomy with the long winters” and “winters are pretty harsh,” UMaine students agree, “The administration, in conjunction with the student government, does whatever they can to make it better.” One business administration major says, “We have a saying: If you’re bored, you’re doing something wrong. There is s... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

5713 Chadbourne Hall

Orono, ME 04469-5713

United States

Phone: 207-581-1561

Fax: 207-581-1213

Website

Campus Life
Quality of Life Rating: 71
Fire Safety Rating: 86
Green Rating: 87
Environment:Village (population 5,000 - 24,999)
Campus size: (number of acres): 660.00
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Campus Safety
Campus Security Report: http://umaine.edu/clery/

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.


Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety/

Student Housing
All Undergraduates Living on Campus: 40.00
Housing Options:Coed dorms
Special housing for disabled student
Special housing for international students
Women's dorms
Apartments for married students
Apartments for single students
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:Yes
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Student Activities
Registered Student Organizations:228
Student Activities:Academic Groups
Chamber Orchestra
Debating Club
Fraternities
Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups
Glee Club
Improv comedy
International Student Groups
Literary Magazine
Minority Student Groups
Political Discussion Groups
Radio Station
Religious Groups
Singing Groups
Social Services Group
Sororities
Speakers Forum
Student Film Society
Student Union
Team Managers
Theater Program
Number of Honor Societies:22
Number of Social Sororities:8
Number of Social Fraternities:17
Number of Religious Organizations:11
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Student Services
Other Services:DayCare
Health
WomensCenter
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups: Yes
Description:http://www.umaine.edu/glbt/
Minority Support Groups: Yes
Description:http://www.umaine.edu/multicultural/
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Sports
Athletic Division:1
Men's Sports Team Name:Black Bears
Women's Sports Team Name:Black Bears
Team Mascot:Bananas the Bear
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ROTC
Army ROTC Offered:On-Campus
Navy ROTC Offered:At Cooperating Institutions: Maine Maritime Academy
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Technology On Campus / Facilities
Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes
Email and Web Access Available: Yes
% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet: 100
Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 28
Average Number of PC's per Lab: 23.00
Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes
Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes
Fee for Network Use: No
Student Web Pages Permitted: Yes
Student Web Pages Provided: No
Partnerships with Technology Companies: No
Online Class Registration Available: Yes
Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No
Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No
Undergraduates that Own Computers: 96.00
Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes
Description: https://www.umaine.edu/computerconnection/
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: Yes
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: Yes
Special Facilities:Laboratory for Advanced Surface Science and Technology (LASST), Climate Change Institute, Advanced Structures & Composites Center, Advanced Manufacturing Center, Hudson Museum (world-class collection of Native American and Pre-Columbian artifacts), Collins Center for the Arts, Digital Media Lab, folklore and oral history museum, UMaine Museum of Art, Lord Hall Gallery, Canadian-American center, social sciences research institute, exceptional child research lab (Katherine Miles Durst Child Development Learning Center), experimental farms, land/water resources center, Darling Marine Center (off campus but university owned and operated), planetarium/observatory, electron microscopes, farm museum, paper-making machine, aquaculture production facility, woodland preserve, campuswide arboretum, botanical garden, Franco-American Center
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Key Statistics

Campus Life & Facilities

  • Quality of Life Rating:
    71
  • Fire Safety Rating:
    86
  • Green Rating:
    87
  • Campus Environment:
    Village
  • First-Year Students
    Living on Campus:
    89%
  • All Undergraduates
    Living on Campus:
    40.00
  • # of Organizations:
    228
  • # of Honor Societies:
    22
  • # of Social Sororities:
    8
  • # of Social Fraternities:
    17
  • Number of Religious
    Organizations:
    11
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