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Welcome to Undergraduate Admissions

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Find out why the University of Maine is special. World-class faculty, an unparalleled learning experience and a vibrant campus.

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Why UMaine

The University of Maine is much more than you think. It’s career preparation. It’s life-long friendships. It’s about today and tomorrow. Come explore your new home.


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With a campus as big as ours, you’d think it would be impossible to find the person you are looking for. It’s not.

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UMaine makes it easy to apply — on your terms. Apply online, mail a downloadable application, or use the Common Application.

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Application Information

UMaine has a rolling application policy, so technically there’s no deadline. However, in order to be best positioned for Financial Aid offers and Housing options, we recommend you get your application in by February 1.

Find out more about our important dates and deadlines.


UMaine provides assistance with the cost of tuition and related fees. These include Merit-based Scholarships to Visual and Performing Arts Scholarships to International Student Tuition Scholarships. Scholarships are available to both in-state and
out-of-state applicants.

Learn more about scholarship information.

Tuition and Fees

With college costs rising across the country, UMaine believes it offers one of the best quality educations in the country at a price that is both reasonable and affordable.

See the breakdown of tuition, fees, room and board, and related costs.


How big are classes? Am I eligible for student parking? What is there to do on campus? What’s winter like? Can’t find the answer to one of your questions?

Visit our Frequently Asked Questions section.

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Admitted students at the University of Maine have a new world to explore. From housing options to meeting new friends, you can get started right away.

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Accepted Student Days

At Accepted Student Days, you can meet future classmates, get to know the campus, and get your questions answered.

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Life at UMaine

Want to know what it will be like at UMaine? 

Find out what campus life is all about.

Transfer Students

Whether you are transferring from another college or have taken some time off, you have important questions. 

Find the answers here.