The cover page of our undergraduate viewbook.

The University of Southern Maine (USM) is a beacon of excellence where diversity of ages, experiences, and backgrounds come together to build an academically robust learning environment.

We’re nestled within the active, vibrant location of Southern Maine, which means you can explore a wide range of opportunities for experiential learning, build valuable connections, and discover new interests in preparation for life after graduation.

We pride ourselves on our many contributions and achievements in and around our community. We will provide you with a truly transformational education at an unbeatable value due to the following:

  • Our world-class faculty actively conduct research in their fields
  • We offer opportunities to integrate into the fabric of our Maine communities
  • Our accomplished alumni impact change locally and globally