Husson University

Husson University Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is Husson University Ranked?

2022 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Husson University was awarded 34 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is kinesiotherapy/kinesiotherapist.

Overall Quality

Husson is ranked #1,793 out of 2,576 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2022 Best Colleges list.

Out of the 23 colleges in Maine, Husson is ranked at #13.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Husson?

Acceptance Rate

With an acceptance rate of 86%, Husson has a fairly liberal admissions policy. However, don't just assume you'll get in! Put together a good application and make sure you include all requested documents and materials.

Average Test Scores

About 89% of students accepted to Husson submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 480 and 570. Math scores were between 470 and 560.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Husson University  ( 480 to 570 )

SAT Math Scores for Husson University  ( 470 to 560 )
Husson received ACT scores from 9% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 20 and 25.

ACT Composite Scores for Husson University  ( 20 to 25 )

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Husson University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At Husson University, this ratio is 13 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Husson University is 98%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  98 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Husson University

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 73% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Husson University enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  73 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full time students who obtain their bachelor's degree in four years or less. This rate is 21% for first-time, full-time students at Husson, which is lower than the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  21 out of 100

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Husson University Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,872 undergraduates at Husson with 2,404 being full-time and 468 being part-time.

How Much Does Husson University Cost?

The overall average net price of Husson is $18,286. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Husson

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$13,870 $13,868 $17,084 $20,855 $24,791

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Husson, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Husson, approximately 84% of students took out student loans averaging $7,580 a year. That adds up to $30,320 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Husson is 8.0%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Husson Graduates Make?

Location of Husson University

Located in Bangor, Maine, Husson University is a private not-for-profit institution. The city atmosphere of Bangor makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

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Contact details for Husson are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1 College Circle, Bangor, ME 04401-2929
Phone: 207-941-7000

Husson University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 42 majors graduated from Husson University. Of these students, 552 received undergraduate degrees and 366 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 70 $36,400
Health Sciences & Services 61 NA
Criminal Justice & Corrections 53 $29,400
Nursing 53 $54,900
Audiovisual Communications 39 $22,300
General Psychology 32 $26,600
Accounting 30 $49,100
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 29 NA
Public Relations & Advertising 24 $24,300
Teacher Education Grade Specific 22 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Husson University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Husson

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2018-2019, 1,914 students took at least one online class at Husson University. This is an increase from the 1,890 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2018-2019 1,914 691
2017-2018 1,890 693
2016-2017 1,559 557
2015-2016 1,406 469

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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