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Husson University - SAT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data


Downtown Bangor, Maine

Downtown Bangor, Maine

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Husson University Description:

Husson University is a small private university with the feel of a liberal arts college. Located on a 208-acre campus in Bangor, Maine, the university gives students easy access to outdoor activities such as biking, hiking, camping and boating. The University of Maine is a few miles away. Founded as a business school in 1898, Husson University is now a comprehensive university with a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs. Professional fields in business, health and criminal justice are some of the most popular with undergraduates. Academics are supported by an 18 to 1 student / faculty ratio and an average class size of 20. Tuition is significantly lower than most similar private institutions, and the majority of students receive some form of grant aid. The university fields 14 intercollegiate athletic teams. The Husson Eagles compete in the NCAA Division III North Atlantic Conference.

Admissions Data (2013):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 3,133 (2,393 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 41% Male / 59% Female
  • 79% Full-time

Costs (2013 - 14):

  • Tuition and Fees: $15,130
  • Books: $1,150 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $8,256
  • Other Expenses: $1,750
  • Total Cost: $26,286

Husson University Financial Aid (2012 - 13):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 79%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 78%
    • Loans: 61%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $6,119
    • Loans: $8,961

Scholarships for Husson (powered by Cappex.com)

Most Popular Majors:

Accounting, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Kinesiology, Nursing, Psychology

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 73%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 25%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 45%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

Husson University Mission Statement:

see the complete mission statement at http://www.husson.edu/content/5003/fast-facts

"Husson University inspires and prepares students for professional careers in current and emerging fields within the context of an education informed by the sciences and humanities."

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