Husson University Overview
Husson University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Bangor, Maine. The location of Husson is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.
What Is Husson University Known For?
- Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Husson.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of the faculty were full-time.
Husson University Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Husson.
Where Is Husson University?
Contact details for Husson are given below.
|Address:||1 College Circle, Bangor, ME 04401-2929|
How Do I Get Into Husson?
You can apply to Husson online at: www.husson.edu/apply
Admission Requirements for Husson
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Husson?
Approximately 43% of accepted students are men and 57% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 82%, and the acceptance rate for women is 90%.
Average Test Scores
About 89% of students accepted to Husson submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 480 and 570. Math scores were between 470 and 560.
Can I Afford Husson University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Husson, approximately 84% of students took out student loans averaging $7,580 a year. That adds up to $30,320 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Husson is 8.1%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
Husson University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 872 graduate students at the school.
Of the 2,404 full-time undergraduates at Husson, 45% are male and 55% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Husson University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||120|
|Hispanic or Latino||30|
Maine students aren't the only ones who study at Husson University. At this time, 15 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 38 countries are represented at Husson. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Nepal, and South Korea.
Online Learning at Husson University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Husson has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 3rd most popular in Maine for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Husson majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Business Administration & Management||12%|
|Business, Management & Marketing||9%|
|Computer & Information Sciences||7%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Husson ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Husson.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Curriculum & Instruction||#158|
Husson University Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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