Husson University

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Bangor, ME 04401

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Phone: (207) 941-7000
2013-2014 Tuition
$15,130
tuition and fees
Students
2,409
enrolled
42%
male /
58%
female
Admissions
Aug. 15
application deadline
76.5%
accepted

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U.S. News Rankings

Ranking score and category
U.S. News rank Category Name
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Regional Universities (North)

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Summary

Husson University is a private institution that was founded in 1898. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,409, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 200 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Husson University's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (North), Tier 2. Its tuition and fees are $15,130 (2013-14).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

Husson University is a private institution of post-secondary education offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in business, health (nursing, physical and occupational therapy, counseling and health care studies), education, sciences, english and pharmacy. Husson seeks to serve motivated, career-oriented students through a curriculum that integrates liberal arts and sciences, professional and technical studies, and experiential learning outside the classroom. Husson dedicates itself to excellence in teaching, to a personalized collegiate experience, and to the development of individual self-worth, to a curriculum which promotes clear thinking and communication skills, and to an environment which values the search for ethical truths in a changing world.

General Information

School type private, coed college
Year founded 1898
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar semester
Setting city
2012 Endowment N/A

Applying

When applying to Husson University, it's important to note the application deadline is August 15. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 15. The application fee at Husson University is $40. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 76.5 percent.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.

Selectivity less selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 76.5%
Application deadline August 15
SAT/ACT scores must be received by August 15

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at Husson University is 16:1, and the school has 57.3 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Husson University include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Health Professions and Related Programs; Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services; Education; and Psychology. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 69.8 percent.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 16:1
4-year graduation rate 24%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 36%
Health Professions and Related Programs 21%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 12%
Education 10%
Psychology 10%

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Student Life

Husson University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,409, with a gender distribution of 41.7 percent male students and 58.3 percent female students. At this school, 36 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 64 percent of students live off campus. Husson University is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.

Total enrollment 3,077
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Collegiate athletic association NCAA III

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Campus Info & Services

Husson University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, health service, and health insurance. Husson University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Husson University, 84 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Husson University.

Students who have cars on campus 84%
Health insurance offered Yes

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Paying for School

At Husson University, 87 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $7,869.

Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.

Tuition and fees $15,130 (2013-14)
Room and board $8,256 (2013-14)
Financial aid statistics
Financial aid statistics

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* Overview details based on 2012 data


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