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University of Southern Maine

Program in Biology

Portland, ME

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Overview

University of Southern Maine / Program in Biology is located in Portland, ME, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

13
Applied
6
Accepted
2
Enrolled
46%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic

Student Body

6
Total Graduate Students
83%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
16%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 66%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 16.67%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 16.67%

Gender

Male (66%)
Female (33%)

Faculty

2
Total faculty
Full-time - 2
Part-time - 0
Male (1)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Salt marsh plant ecology, marine microbial ecology, brain development, ecophysiology of marine cyanobacteria, evolution of mammalian social behavior
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 96 Falmouth Street
Portland, ME  04103
United States
Contact Dr. Douglas Currie
Associate Professor and Graduate Program Coordinator
Email: dcurrie@usm.maine.edu
Phone: 207-228-8192