Whether you’re graduating high school, looking to make a career change, advancing your education, or something in between, we’re here for you every step of the way.
Choose from a wide array of programs, with both in-person and online options. We’re located at the heart of Maine’s most vibrant region, giving you access to exciting opportunities for internships, service learning, and research.
Graduate study admission
We designed our graduate programs to be flexible and highly relevant to current economic, health, and civic needs. We offer a variety of master’s and doctoral degree programs — some of which you can complete entirely online!
Not interested in a full degree? Get a solid foundation in your chosen area of study or career field through an undergraduate, post-baccalaureate, graduate, or advanced study certificate — some are entirely online!
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One of our friendly admissions counselors can help you navigate the application and transfer process or grant you an instant admissions decision during a 30-minute appointment.
Returning to USM
If you were enrolled as a student and took a semester (or a few) off, the process to come back may be easier than you’d expect. We’re here to help you return — every step of the way.
Flexible online programs
Our online programs meet the same rigorous standards as our traditional, on-campus programs. You’ll also have access to our comprehensive student support services and academic advising.