New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
Undergraduate Enrollment: 2,800
Tuition: Undergraduate: $16,585; $535 per credit hour
Room and Board: $9,220
Profile: With an emphasis on quality and affordability, Husson University consistently delivers superior educational value to students interested in achieving lifelong career success. Since 1898, Husson University has offered professional programs informed by the sciences and humanities. Today, this private institution offers superb, career-focused, hands-on education that prepares leaders for challenging careers in current and emerging fields in today’s competitive global marketplace. Domestic and international businesses and institutions seek out Husson University graduates for their leadership and innovative thinking. Husson believes your education is as individual and unique as you are. You know better than anyone else does what you want to get out of it and what you don’t. We’re here to be your partner in creating an exceptional college experience. It’s a philosophy we call “U and Husson.” This way of thinking is evident in how we’ve structured our curriculum and campus community. We offer 41 degree programs including 10 on the graduate/professional level that provide you with the skills you need to excel in the career of your choice. Our faculty is comprised of passionate, engaged professors who see you as a person with distinctive ideas and goals, rather than a number on a seating chart. Husson University is located on a spacious 208-acre campus in Bangor, Maine. Bangor is situated in the Central Maine Highlands, and Husson puts you in position for outdoor adventures in all four seasons. Whether adventure for you is a relaxing day at the beach, a thrill-packed mountain bike ride or a close encounter with a moose you’re an easy drive to Acadia National Park, Baxter State Park, Moosehead Lake and Sugarloaf Mountain. Once considered the lumber capital of the world, today Bangor is the commercial and social center of the region. Husson University provides students with access to the best of both worlds. The city offers a lively variety of arts, culture, shopping, dining, nightlife and entertainment while maintaining a welcoming small-town feel and one of the lowest urban crime rates in America. Local attractions include Mansfield Stadium, the Bangor Symphony Orchestra, Cross Insurance Center, the Bangor Waterfront and the Rolland F. Perry City Forest and boardwalk a 680-acre wildlife habitat.
Programs: Accounting, Biology, Business Administration (concentrations: Entrepreneurship/small business management, financial management, general, healthcare management, international business, management, marketing, interdisciplinary program of study); Business & Professional Studies (transfer only); Chemistry; Communications Technology (concentrations: Audio Engineering; Live Sound Technology; Video Production; WebMedia); Computer Information Systems; Criminal Justice; Criminal Justice/Psychology (dual); Educational Studies; Elementary Education; English; Entertainment Production; Forensic Science; Health Sciences (concentrations: pre-pharmacy, pre-dental, pre-medical, pre-veterinary); Healthcare Studies; Hospitality & Tourism Management (concentrations: Sales & Marketing, Small Business Entrepreneurship); Legal Studies; Liberal Studies; Mass Communications (concentrations: Journalism, Marketing Communications, Radio Broadcasting, Sports Journalism); Nursing; Occupational Therapy/Healthcare Studies (5-yr. BS/MSOT); Paralegal Studies; Physical Education; Physical Therapy/Kinesiology (3+3 DPT/BS Kinesiology); Psychology; Secondary Education (English, Life Science, Physical Science); Software Development; Sport Management; Undeclared GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL DEGREES (MBA, MEd, MS, DPT, PharmD): Business Administration; Clinical Mental Health Counseling; Criminal Justice; Education; Human Relations; Nursing (FCNP, PMHNP); Occupational Therapy; Pharmacy; Physical Therapy; School Counseling
Special Features: Nationally-ranked intercollegiate athletics varsity teams (NCAA III) include: baseball, men's and women's basketball, men’s & women's cross country, field hockey, football, men’s & women's golf, women’s indoor track & field, men's and women's lacrosse, men’s & women’s outdoor track & field, men's & women's soccer, women's softball, men’s & women's swimming and diving, and women's tennis, women’s volleyball. Clubs and organizations include fraternities, sororities, 31 clubs/student organizations, cheerleading and dance team, intramural sports, WHSN student radio station, student broadcast news station, Army ROTC, and Navy ROTC (Nursing only). The campus features seven modern science and health labs, modern dining facilities, state-of-the-art fitness center and fitness consultant, indoor pool, student dedicated residential network service, FieldTurf athletic fields, student center and a performing arts theater. Close to 90 percent of students receive financial aid.
Admissions Requirements: High School transcript, one letter of recommendation, SAT or ACT scores, and 250 word essay describing your career goals and objectives. Interview recommended.
High School Transcript,
Minimum GPA: 2.0
Transfer Admissions Contact: Adam Smith, Assistant Director of Transfer Admissions