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#212, overall score 25.67/100

Fun Fact:

The University of Maine school spirit song “Maine Stein Song” is the only college fight song to reach number one on the pop charts.

CAMPUS INFORMATION

  • Location: Orono, Maine
  • Region: New England
  • Campus type: Rural
  • Public/Private: Public
  • Undergraduate enrollment: 9,323
  • Student origin: 65% in-state / 35% out-of-state
  • Student newspaper: The Maine Campus
  • NCAA Division: I
  • NCAA team: Black Bears
  • Ultimate Frisbee team: Frozen Fury

COST & AID Score: 2.5/15

  • Score: 2.5/15
  • In-state tuition: $10,902
  • Out-of-state tuition: $30,282
  • Room & board costs: $10,144
  • Average annual scholarship/grant package: $9,956
  • Average loan debt: $34,741

ACADEMICS Score: 1.67/20

  • Score: 1.67/20
  • Acceptance rate: 92%
  • Student/faculty ratio: 16:1
  • Median SAT range: 1050-1250
  • Jewish Studies program: Yes
  • Jewish Studies major: Minor
  • Hebrew major: No

ISRAEL Score: 9/20

  • Score: 9/20
  • Israel Studies center: No
  • Israel-related clubs: 0
  • BDS vote in last four years: Never introduced

SAFETY Score: 10/11

  • Score: 10/11
  • Anti-Semitic incidents in 2017: 0
  • Campus crime rate: 3.92/1,000 students (medium low)
  • City crime rate: 11.98/1,000 people (low)
  • LGBT center: Yes

JEWISH LIFE Score: 2.5/34

  • Score: 2.5/34
  • Hillel: University of Maine Hillel
  • Chabad: No
  • Jewish fraternities: None
  • Jewish sororities: None
  • Synagogues within 10 miles: 3 (1 Orthodox, 1 Conservative, 1 Reform)
  • Eruv: No

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