University of Southern Maine

Study Group will create an International Study Center (ISC) at the University of Southern Maine in the fall of 2014. This will deliver the International Year One (IY1) and Pre-Master's Program (PMP) for undergraduate and graduate programs.

A premier institution

Situated in the acclaimed historic city of Portland, Maine, the University of Southern Maine offers a broad range of majors and programs. In Spring 2014, the first Direct Entry students will begin their studies, followed by the launch in Fall 2014 of the Study Group International Study Center (ISC). The ISC will offer both International Year One (IY1) and Pre-Master’s Program (PMP) tracks for undergraduate and graduate students. 

Direct pathways to 96 bachelor's degrees

If students meet entry requirements, they will be able to apply directly to all University of Southern Maine 96 bachelor's degrees. If students receive a conditional entry, they can take the on-campus ESOL Bridge Program; this helps them to attain the necessary standards of English required.

Graduate academic programs

Five master's programs are also accessible to international students for Direct Entry. Programs of study include:

  • Business Administration, MBA
  • Community Planning and Development, MCPD
  • Public Health, MPH
  • Public Policy and Management, MPPM
  • Public Policy, MBA