We offer 50+ majors, 70+ minors, and a variety of ways to learn through hands-on experience. At the University of Southern Maine (USM), we aim to provide you with an excellent, affordable, and meaningful education.
Did you know?
New construction on our Portland campus
Located within walking and biking distance to the heart of downtown Portland, our Passive House residence hall and eco-conscious student center will open for our summer 2023 term. You'll have access to spacious study areas, a café and brewpub, our Career & Employment Hub, the University Store, and so much more!
Three vibrant campuses
Our welcoming community of students, faculty, and staff spans three dynamic campuses. Portland is our lively, urban campus. Gorham is our expansive, residential campus. And Lewiston is our close-knit, small-college atmosphere campus.
Living & learning on campus
Our beautiful Gorham campus features six residence halls that house ten residential communities. Each themed community offers exclusive activities, events, and learning experiences to help you build connections with your classmates.
Our faculty, alumni, and community partnerships open doors to real-world experiences. We foster connections with local and global businesses, Triple-A sports teams, teaching hospitals, performing arts venues, and a range of other options.
Find an education that will offer challenges, inspiration, and introduce you to extraordinary people from diverse backgrounds who will help shape the way you view the world.
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