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Husson University, formerly known as the Husson College, was founded in 1898, and is a private university and is located in Bangor, Maine. It was initially established as the Shaw School of Business, and the name was changed to Husson University in October, 2008. The campus of the institute is spread across an area of 200 acres. The university offers a number of master's, bachelor's and associate's degree courses in several fields of study. Continuing education programs are also offered by the university. Husson University is organized into the following academic divisions:

  • School of Business
  • School of Education
  • School of Health
  • School of Pharmacy
  • School of Science and Humanities
Husson University's athletics department fields more than 10 men's and women's sports teams. They compete in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III. The teams are nicknamed the Eagles, and they participate in football, softball, basketball, volleyball, and golf.

Profile of Husson College

Students attend Husson College in Bangor, ME, a small city. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Husson College degrees go up to the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in business and management and nursing and emergency medicine.

Husson College Selectivity

Applicants to Husson College appreciate its open admissions policy. Many applicants are from out of state, an indication of the quality or special character of the school.


Husson College has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Enrolment

There are 2, 474 students at the school .

Student Life

Husson College offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The school values student athletics, and belongs to the Independent Northeast Region and North Atlantic Conference.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"Husson College is a private institution of post secondary education offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in business, health, education, and professional studies. Husson seeks to serve motivated, career-oriented students through a curriculum, which integrates liberal arts and sciences, professional and technical studies, and experiential learning outside the classroom. Husson dedicates itself to excellence in teaching, to a personalized collegiate experience, to the development of individual self worth, to a curriculum which promotes clear thinking and communication skills, and to an environment which values the search for ethical truths in a changing world. "

Husson College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management198business management, accounting, international business, marketing, finance, small business operations
Nursing and Emergency Medicine78registered nursing, nurse practitioner, mental health nursing, various nursing
Therapy and Counselling32physical therapy, clinical psychology, psychology, Counselling psychology
Security and Law Enforcement19criminal justice and administration
Computer Science and Engineering15computer and info science
Law10legal assistant
Education and Teaching9elementary school teaching, physical education teaching, biology teaching, school Counselling
Medicine9medical preparatory
Hospitality6hospitality administration
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy6occupational therapy, kinesiotherapy
Science3biology, chemistry courses
Liberal Arts2English, humanities

Contact: Husson College

Husson College

One College Circle

Bangor, ME 04401-2999

General Phone: (207) 941-7000


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