International Study Center

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International student degree pathways at Maine's flagship top-ranked public university

Application deadlines

International Year One - submit complete applications by December 1, 2014 for January 2015 start

Pre-Master's Program - submit complete applications by November 17, 2014 for January 2015 start.

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International Year One

English language and academic courses leading to year 2 of a bachelor's degree at the University of Maine. Minimum English entry level equivalent to TOEFL 45 iBT or 4.5 IELTS.

Engineering, Natural Sciences and Forestry pathway

Business pathway

  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering
  • Biology
  • Botany
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Construction Management Technology
  • Ecology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering Physics
  • Forestry
  • Forest Operations, Bioproducts, and Bioenergy
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular and Cellular Biology
  • Pulp and Paper Technology
  • Survey Engineering Technology
  • Zoology
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Parks, Recreation, and Tourism

Pre-Master's Program

English and study skills preparation for these master's degree programs at the University of Maine. Minimum English entry level: equivalent to TOEFL 60 iBT or 5.5 IELTS.

  • MS Civil Engineering
  • MS Computer Engineering
  • MS Electrical Engineering
  • MS Mechanical Engineering
  • MS Engineering Physics
  • MEd Elementary Education
  • MEd Secondary Education
  • MBA
  • MA French
  • MA Global Policy
  • MS Human Development
  • MS Food Science and Human Nutrition
  • MSW Social Work
  • MWC Wildlife Conservation

Top 5% of universities in America

  • Top 200 nationally ranked University in the USA
  • #83 public university in the USA (rank by U.S. News & World Report)
  • A top 100 public university for research with annual funding over $100 million
  • AACSB and ABET accreditation, among many others

Study in New England - a U.S. education tradition

  • Known as "vacationland", Maine is a spectacular scenic destination for outdoor enthusiasts
  • Supportive and spirited campus community
  • The only NCAA Division I athletic teams in Maine
  • Maine ranked #1 safest state in America

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International Study Center mission

Study Group's International Study Centers are committed to providing our students with the skills, knowledge, and perspectives needed to take maximum advantage of the unlimited opportunities for success and achievement offered by a global education through strong university partnerships.

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Aerial tour of campus


  • Bangor - 15 km
  • Bar Harbor - 88 km
  • Portland - 207 km
  • Quebec City - 370 km
  • Boston - 385 km
  • New York City - 50 minute flight from Bangor Airport

Maine International Study Center