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About USM

The University of Southern Maine is the largest of the seven campuses in the University of Maine System. USM has three campuses, Portland (pop. 64,249), Gorham (pop. 14,141) and Lewiston-Auburn (pop. Lewiston 35,690 and Auburn 23,203)

The Free Press prints 3,000 issues each edition, which are delivered on the Portland, Gorham and Lewiston-Auburn campuses as well as several off-campus locations in Portland and Gorham.

USM By The Numbers

9,301 Total Enrolment
7,589 Undergraduate
1,712 Graduate Students
278 Law Students

58.3% Female
41.7% Male
Average student age: 27 years.
90.7% Maine Residents
9.3% Non-Maine Residents
1,004 Live On Campus
8,297 Live Off Campus
Faculty Members: 393
Average Faculty Income: $65,407
Staff members: 1,574