University of Maine at Machias

116 O'brien Ave, Machias, ME 04654-1397
Tel: 2072551318
Public | 877 students
The University of Maine at Machias is Maine's Coastal University. It is closely linked to its location on the Atlantic Ocean coast, among forests, glacial lakes, and abundant aquatic and terrestrial wildlife. This Downeast location, with its rich human and natural resources, provides a unique living and learning environment for our students. Through its liberal arts core and distinctive baccalaureate programs, the University prepares students for life-long intellectual growth, individual success, leadership in a global society, and the advancement of a sustainable environment. The University's applied research and public services contribute to the improvement of the quality of life and economic development in Downeast Maine.

School Overview:

University of Maine at Machias
CountyWashington County, ME
Title IV EligibleYes
Carnegie ClassificationOther
Institution Level4 or more years
Institution ControlPublic
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
31 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment877 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
521 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
356 students137 students
 
% American Indian/Alaskan
5%1%
% Asian
-2%
% Hawaiian
-1%
% Hispanic
6%3%
% Black
2%6%
% White
85%84%
% Two or more races
2%2%
 
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$7,992$24,462
 
Out-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$15,984$24,744
 
Percent Admitted88%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)500-510450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)500-520460-573
SAT Writing (25-75%)510-560440-570
ACT English (25-75%)22-2519-25
ACT Math (25-75%)20-2618-25
ACT Composite (25-75%)27-2620-25

School Notes:

  • UM-Machias provides a level of quality and personal attention comparable to a small private college, but without the high tuition. You'll study in small classes and develop close relations with professors, and you'll still have access to the resources of the University of Maine System.
  • UMM offers Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees in 12 major programs, as well as opportunities for self-designed programs, certifications, and licenses.
  • The University of Maine at Machias collaborates with each of the other campuses in the University of Maine System to fulfill the needs of public higher education in the state of Maine.  Located on the coast of Downeast Maine, UMM is the easternmost college in the United States. The 243-acre campus is within walking distance of the center of Machias and the waters of the Machias River estuary. Campus facilities include a state-of-the-art fitness facility that offers programs in aquatics, fitness and wellness; an addition to one of the residence halls providing alternative living arrangements; and an early child care facility.
  • UMM boasts wonderful resources for our students: the Merrill Library, the Communications Center, the Murdock Fitness and Aquatics Center, the Elizabeth Clarke Flaherty Early Care and Education Center, the Performing Arts Center, 24-hour computer labs, and the Student Support Center.
  • The University of Maine at Machias is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.
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