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University of Maine

  • The University of Maine (UMaine) advances learning and discovery through excellence and innovation in academic programs while addressing the complex challenges of the 21st century through research-based knowledge.UMaine prides itself on what it has to offer, from the strength of its academic programs to the beauty of its location.Located in the town of Orono, the campus features more than 24kms of exercise trails, you can walk, hike, bike or cross-country ski, depending on the season. Beyond Orono, you can find some of the country?s most spectacular natural wonders, including the Acadia National Park, the Appalachian Trail and the White Mountains.

  • UMaine is located in Orono, Maine, a classic college town surrounded by the Stillwater and Penobscot Rivers. Orono is located just north of Bangor, a city consistently ranked as one of the most desirable places to live for its natural beauty, safety, quality of life and affordability.The UMaine campus is within driving distance to some great white water rafting spots, sandy beaches and some of the best skiing in the northeast.

  • Bestselling author Stephen King is an Alumni of UMaine.


Main areas of study

The listed areas of study are not necessarily exhaustive and other fields of study might also be available at the partner institution. Moreover, names for fields of study may be different overseas.A discipline being listed does not in indicate the suitability of the program, nor does it indicate that the discipline is taught in English.Approval to study particular subjects at any institution is always at the discretion of the departmental/discipline and faculty advisors at RMIT University and subject to available places at the host institution.

Language requirements

Programs are taught in English.Open to RMIT Undergraduate and Postgraduate students.Open to students from any compatible discipline.RMIT students must have minimum 2.75 out of 4.0 GPA to apply for this institution.RMIT students will be required to purchase compulsory health insurance (US$2,489 for a year, US$1,262 for one semester - subject to change).Limited campus housing available.

Additional information


Listed study areas

  • Animal Sciences
  • Anthropology
  • Art Education
  • Art History
  • Art (Studio)
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Botany
  • Business
  • Chemistry
  • Child Development
  • Clinical Laboratory Sciences
  • Communication
  • Computer Sciences
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Earth Sciences
  • Ecology
  • Elementary Education
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Horticulture

Full time load





3 US credits

RMIT credits



On-campus housing fills quickly. Exchange students are strongly encouraged to apply for housing by May 1 for the fall semester. Spring housing is more readily available.

Health insurance

Health insurance is compulsory for all students. It can be waived if sufficient coverage is available from a student?s home country health insurance policy. Information and waiver requests are provided with pre-arrival materials.

Living cost


More information


Exchange students need a J-1 visa to study in the US.For more information go to: http://umaine.edu/international/isss/students/immigration-visas/Please note that immigration requirements are subject to change. Please visit http://www.state.gov/ for the most updated information.

Further information is available here.

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