Tourism and Hospitality

Financial Aid

Tuition and Fees

Tuition charges are determined by multiplying the number of credit hours a student attempts by a rate established by the University of Maine System. The current per-credit charges for undergraduate students are:



In addition to tuition, there are various fees that must be paid each semester. For complete information about tuition and fees, payment policies, and related information, please visit USM Student Accounts.

*NEBHE Rate for Tourism and Hospitality Students

Starting in spring 2013, Connecticut and Rhode Island students enrolled in the BA in Tourism & Hospitality at USM will qualify for reduced tuition rates under the New England Regional Student Program (RSP). This program, run by the New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE), offers discounted tuition rates for students enrolled in public university or college majors in New England states that are not offered in their own home states.


The USM Office of Undergraduate Admission administers scholarships to incoming first-year and transfer students. Please visit their scholarships page for more complete information about available opportunities.

Scholarships for current USM students are managed through the Student Success Centers. If you are a current student and want more information about scholarships, please visit their scholarships and finances page.

The USM Office of Financial Aid also has information on additional Maine and national scholarship resources.

Other Forms of Aid

Many undergraduate students receive some type of assistance through the USM Office of Financial Aid. In addition to scholarships, undergraduate students may be eligible for federal and state grants, work-study, and loans. For complete details, please visit the USM Office of Financial Aid.