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Carnegie Classification

The University of Southern Maine is pursuing the Carnegie Foundation’s 2020 Classification for Community Engagement.

Pursuit of the classification is part of USM's continuing mission to provide meaningful, experiential learning for its students, and to better serve the needs of its communities.

Carnegie Community Engagment Classification

Learn more about Carnegie Classification for Community Engagement.

Find out more about the data we are currently collecting.

View the 2015 First-Time Classification Documentation Framework.


This page will be updated with more information as USM progresses toward completion of the application for the Carnegie Foundation’s 2020 Community Engagement Classification.