Husson U

Husson University

1 College Cir Bangor, Bangor, United States
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  • Currently Enrolled
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  • Previously Enrolled
    39

Overview of Husson University (Husson U)

About this school

Husson University (formerly Husson College) is a private college founded in 1898. Its 170-acre campus is located in Bangor.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:2,763
    • Men:1,229 (44.5%)
    • Women:1,534 (55.5%)

Location

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Admission Information (Husson U)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Husson University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
3
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
-
1
History
-
1
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 15
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1 College Circle
City, State, Zip
Bangor, ME  04401-2999
Phone
(207) 941-7100
Fax
(207) 941-7935
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$40
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
80% of 2,460 applicants were admitted
Women
82% of 1,409 applicants were admitted
Men
77% of 1,051 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
644 (33%) of 1,974 admitted students enrolled
Women
344 (30%) of 1,160 admitted students enrolled
Men
300 (37%) of 814 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.27
375 And Above
16%
3.50 - 3.74
27%
3.25 - 3.49
18%
3.00 - 3.24
17%
2.50 - 2.99
14%
2.00 - 2.49
7%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
20 average |17-23 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
0%
• Score 24 - 29
13%
• Score 18 - 23
55%
• Score 12 - 17
32%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (Husson U)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $17,600 (56.53710247349823%)
  • Room & Board: - $9,830 (31.57725666559589%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,150 (3.6941856729842595%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,550 (8.191455187921619%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Husson University accepts prepayment plan, installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
April 15
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning December 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002043
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
553 (97.2%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
494 (89.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
494 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
57 (11.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
65%
Average Award
$15,351
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 426 (86.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,579
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 494 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,912
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 427 (86.4%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
97 (17.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,945

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
2,111 (91.9%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,901 (90.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,901 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
177 (9.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
67%
Average Award
$15,074
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,588 (83.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,919
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,756 (92.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,449
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 1,334 (70.2%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
333 (14.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,793

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
88%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$33,412
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Children of Union Members/Company Employees, Ethnic Background, International Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,600

Academics & Instruction (Husson U)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


141

Part-Time Faculty


200

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


28%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 14% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 34% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 43% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 8% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 50% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 36% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 14% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
47,514

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
131
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Husson University provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


76.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


54.0%

Programs & Majors (Husson U)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (42)


  • Accounting
  • Accounting and Business/Management
  • Banking and Financial Support Services
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Criminology
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Environmental Science
  • Finance, General
  • Forensic Science and Technology
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, General
  • Hospitality and Recreation Marketing Operations
  • Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Marketing
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Legal Assistant/Paralegal
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing Research
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Pre-Pharmacy Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Finance
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Small Business Administration/Management
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services

Online Degrees


Business administration, nursing, occupational therapy, criminal justice administration

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science, Master of Science in Occupational Therapy, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Nursing

Master's Programs of Study (17)


  • Biotechnology
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Hospitality Management
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing--General
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Organizational Management
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • School Psychology
  • Social Psychology

Campus Life (Husson U)

Location & Geography

Population


32,673

Nearest Metropolitan Area


208 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
11.4 average low in January, 72.7 average high in September
Rain
129 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
2 mile(s) from campus in Bangor
Nearest Bus Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Bangor
Nearest Train Station
125 mile(s) from campus in Portland

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing

Students of College Housing


39% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


61%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
-
School Colors
Green and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football, soccer, softball, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Husson University offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, national fraternities, national sororities, organization of student nurses, organization of physical therapy students, outdoors club, international student association, habitat for humanity

Sororities


5% of women participate

Fraternities


3% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus, Navy ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


2,298

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
2,763
Women
1,534
Men
1,229

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.2% Asian
  • 4.0% Black/African-American
  • 1.9% Hispanic/Latino
  • 1.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 88.2% White
  • 2.4% Unknown

International Students


3.4% from 28 countries

Average Age


33

Number of Graduate Students


877

Student Resources (Husson U)

Study resources