Out-of-state: $24,300 (30 credit hours per year). New England residents may qualify for tuition breaks. See details and other costs
May include scholarships, grants, & work-study. Explore aid
No fee to apply. SAT & ACT scores optional. Early action & year-round admissions. View application process & deadlines
Hands-on community experience
Service learning and internship experiences are threaded throughout our curriculum. Collaborate with faculty on projects such as the annual Maine Deaf Film Festival, a state-wide program providing sighted guides to deaf/blind people.
Our graduates are qualified for career paths beyond interpreting that provide a positive and supportive environment for the Deaf community. You’ll become competent in ASL while examining its role in how language works in everyday use.
Our ASL Linguistics Concentration is designed to provide students with advanced, in-depth language knowledge of ASL, Deaf studies, and linguistics. At the core of the curriculum is an understanding of theoretical, cultural, and social implications of all human language, including ASL.
Nationally distinguished faculty
Take advantage of the liberal arts college atmosphere and extensive interaction with nationally distinguished faculty members, many of whom actively engage students in their grant-funded research.
Scholarships offer valuable financial aid that doesn’t need to be repaid. You’ll be automatically considered for Merit Scholarships when you apply for admission by the deadline. Additional opportunities are available.
Do you live in New England?
You may be eligible for a special reduced tuition rate, as part of the New England Regional Student Program (RSP).
Considering transferring to USM?
We welcome students who are transferring from another four-year university or community college. Our knowledgeable Admissions Counselors will help you to navigate the admissions and credit-transfer process.