The University of Maine is a public research university in Orono, Maine, United States. The university was established in 1865 as a land grant college and is the flagship university of the University of Maine System. The University of Maine is one of only nine land, sea and space grant institutions in the nation.
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|President||Susan J. Hunter|
|Students||10,922 (Fall 2015)|
|Undergraduates||9,297 (Fall 2015)|
|Postgraduates||1,625 (Fall 2015)|
|Location||Orono, Maine, U.S. |
|Colors||Dark blue, Light blue, and White |
|Athletics||NCAA Division I – America East, Hockey East, CAA|
|Mascot||Black Bear (Bananas the Bear)|
|Affiliations||University of Maine System |
University of Maine Historic District
U.S. National Register of Historic Places
U.S. Historic district
|Location||Munson, Sebec, and Schoodic Rds., Orono, Maine|
|Area||660 acres (267.1 ha) (entire campus) |
13 acres (5.3 ha) (original historic district)
57 acres (23 ha) (increased historic district)
|Architectural style||Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian, Other, Greek Revival|
|NRHP Reference #||78000194 (original) |
|Added to NRHP||July 12, 1978|
|Boundary increase||April 27, 2010|
The University of Maine (also referred to as UMaine or Maine) is a public research university in Orono, Maine, United States. The university was established in 1865 as a land grant college and is the flagship university of the University of Maine System. The University of Maine is one of only nine land, sea and space grant institutions in the nation.
With an enrollment of approximately 11,000 students, UMaine is the state's largest research university and the only institution in Maine classified as a research university (RU/H) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The University of Maine's athletic teams, nicknamed the Black Bears, are Maine's only Division I athletics program.