Husson University


Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Private

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Maine


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.

Most Popular Majors

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

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 2672
Total Grad Students: 146
Undergraduate Students: 2526
Faculty: 69

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 39:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 37:1

Percent Male: 42%
Percent Female: 58%

Financial Resources


Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 17%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 40%

Transfer-Out Rate

Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

One College Circle
Bangor Maine 4401


Main Email:

Main Phone: 207-941-7000

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Sandy Glynn
Associate Director of Admissions, Office of Admissions

Transfer Services Contact:
Trudy McLeod
Admissions Operation Coordinator, Office of Admissions
207.941.7100 [ ]

International Admissions Contact:
Carlena Bean
Director of Admissions, Office of Admissions

Athletics Contact:
Rick Stephens
Athletic Director, Athletic Department

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

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High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
Transfer applicants generally need a grade-point average of at least 2.0 to be considered for admission.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
Completion of courses with a "C" or better, or its equivalent, is recommended.

Credits (Min/Max):

Test Scores for Applying:
Forward SAT I or ACT scores (students entering a four-year program).

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Nursing, Occupational Therapy, and Physical Therapy applicants are required to send two letters of recommendation. Transfer applicants should be in good academic standing.

Essay(s) required:
Husson does not publish a requirement for an essay or personal statement.

Application Fee:
Submit a $25 application fee.

Other Requirements:
All students born after December 31, 1956, must submit immunization records. Please submit immunization records with this application. This is a State of Maine requirement.

Fall Deadline:
Rolling Admission

Spring Deadline:
Rolling Admission

Summer Deadline:

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Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 17 21
English 15 21
Math 16 24
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 430 510
Math 420 530
Writing 420 520

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied:

Transfers Accepted:

Transfer Percentage Accepted: %

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 75%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -75%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010


Books: 1000

Other Expenses: 1750

Room and Board: 7520

Tuition and Fees: 14435

Total Cost: 24705

Note on Costs:

Costs Data From: 2011-12

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
Applicants seeking financial aid are required to fill out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid, which is available at your guidance office, from the Husson University Financial Aid Office, or online.

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Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 6727

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 95%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 89%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 82%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

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