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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?

589 Undergraduate Awards
$23,947 Avg Cost After Aid
86% Acceptance Rate
  • 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.

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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.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Online Statistics Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#7 Most Popular Audiovisual Communications Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#26 Most Popular Communications Technologies & Support Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Husson University?

Location of Husson University

Contact details for Husson are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1 College Circle, Bangor, ME 04401-2929
Phone: 207-941-7000
Website: www.husson.edu

How Do I Get Into Husson?

You can apply to Husson online at: www.husson.edu/apply

Admission Requirements for Husson

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations required
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Husson?

86% Acceptance Rate
57% Of Accepted Are Women
89% Submit SAT Scores
Husson has the high acceptance rate of 86%, which means it is fairly easy to gain admittance as long as you submit a complete application with requested materials.

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.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Husson University  ( 480 to 570 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for Husson University  ( 470 to 560 )
200
800
Husson received ACT scores from 9% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 20 and 24. Math scores were between 18 and 25. Composite scores were between 20 and 25.

ACT English Scores for Husson University  ( 20 to 24 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for Husson University  ( 18 to 25 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for Husson University  ( 20 to 25 )
1
36

Can I Afford Husson University?

$23,947 Net Price
84% Take Out Loans
8.1% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Husson is $23,947. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

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

2,404 Full-Time Undergraduates
55% Women
11% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,872 undergraduate students at Husson, with 2,404 being full-time and 468 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Husson

There are also 872 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,404 full-time undergraduates at Husson, 45% are male and 55% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Husson

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Husson University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Husson Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 32
Black or African American 120
Hispanic or Latino 30
White 1,998
International Students 53
Other Races/Ethnicities 171

Geographic Diversity

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

693 Took All Classes Online
1,890 Took At Least One Class Online
There are 9 bachelor’s degree and 6 master’s degree programs available online at Husson. In 2017-2018, 1,890 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Husson has changed over the last few years.

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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%
Computer Programming 75%
Marketing 20%
Nursing 4%

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
Computer Programming #95
Curriculum & Instruction #158

Husson University Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 3 10 78 0 181 0 272
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 0 27 0 42 37 106
Nursing 0 0 71 0 18 0 89
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 3 50 0 11 0 64
Health Sciences & Services 0 0 58 0 0 0 58
Audiovisual Communications 2 0 44 0 0 0 46
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 0 0 0 0 0 41 41
Hospitality Management 1 0 16 0 10 0 27
Legal Support Services 19 0 4 0 0 0 23
Accounting 1 5 15 0 0 0 21
General Psychology 0 0 20 0 0 0 20
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 0 14 0 0 0 14
Entrepreneurial Studies 4 0 6 0 3 0 13
Health & Physical Education 0 0 13 0 0 0 13
Homeland Security 12 0 0 1 0 0 13
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 10 0 2 0 0 0 12
Insurance 0 0 0 0 11 0 11
Public Relations & Advertising 0 0 10 0 0 0 10
Non-Professional General Legal Studies 0 0 10 0 0 0 10
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 0 6 0 4 0 10
Computer Information Systems 0 0 9 0 0 0 9
Drama & Theater Arts 3 0 6 0 0 0 9
Design & Applied Arts 8 0 0 0 0 0 8
Finance & Financial Management 0 0 6 0 0 0 6
General Business/Commerce 0 0 5 0 0 0 5
Marketing 0 0 5 0 0 0 5
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 0 5 0 0 0 5
General Biology 0 0 4 0 0 0 4
Computer Programming 0 0 4 0 0 0 4
Student Counseling 0 0 0 0 4 0 4
General English Literature 0 0 4 0 0 0 4
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 4 0 0 0 0 0 4
General Sales & Marketing 3 0 0 0 0 0 3
Curriculum & Instruction 0 0 0 0 3 0 3
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 0 3 0 0 0 3
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
Natural Resources Conservation 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
Other Psychology 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Computer Software & Applications 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
International Business 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Journalism 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Statistics 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Chemistry 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 71 18 500 1 289 78 957

References

*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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