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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.

Academics

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

Courses

Listed study areas

  • Aerospace engineering and aviation
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biotechnology and biological sciences
  • Business administration and Law
  • Business IT, Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Chemical engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil engineering
  • Communication, journalism and media
  • Computer engineering
  • Computer science
  • Economics, Finance and Marketing
  • Electrical and electronic engineering
  • Environmental science
  • Fine and visual art
  • Food science and technology
  • Games and interactive media
  • Graphic and communication design
  • Health and physical education
  • Information technology
  • International Business
  • International studies
  • Laboratory Medicine
  • Languages, translating and interpreting
  • Management
  • Mathematics, statistics and analytics
  • Mechanical and automotive engineering
  • Music and audiovisual
  • Nursing and allied health
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Public policy
  • Screen and media
  • Social work
  • Surveying and geospatial sciences
  • Teacher education
  • Writing, Editing and Publishing

Full time load

Minimum

Credits

Maximum

Credits

3 US credits

RMIT credits

Living

Accommodation

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

RMIT Students are required to purchase additional Health Insurance, and will be required to pay upon arrival.

This is in addition to the Travel Insurance provided by RMIT University

Living cost

umaine.edu/international/incoming-exchange/budget/

More information

Visa

Exchange students need a J-1 visa to study in the US which requires an interview at the US Embassy.

Further information is available here.

Partner grading scale

Low demand

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