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First Year Admissions Deadlines

Fall Admission:

December 1: Early Action Deadline

March 1: Regular Admissions Suggested Application Deadline

*Applications will be accepted after March 1 however, students are strongly encouraged to apply by this date

Spring Admission:

November 1: Recommended application submission date

January 1: Applications submitted after January 1 will be reviewed on a space available basis

     

Transfer Admissions Deadlines

Fall Admission:

March 1: Recommended application submission date

June 1: Deadline for transfer scholarship consideration and for admission to the Nursing program

July 1: Applications submitted after July 1 will be reviewed on a space available basis

Spring Admission:

We recommend applications be submitted as soon as possible during the fall semester. 

January 1: Applications submitted after January 1 will be reviewed on a space available basis

     

Applying to the University of Maine is step one in investing in yourself, committing to bettering yourself and the world and an exciting opportunity to take advantage of all Maine’s premier research university has to offer.
 
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Applications are reviewed holistically once they are completed. For completion, we require a high school transcript, letter of recommendation, essay or writing sample and transcripts from any completed college work. See here for detailed information about applying.

Applicant Categories

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions processes applications for the following types of domestic students:

First Year

A graduating high school student (regardless of number of college credits taken while in high school) or a high school graduate or GED recipient who has attempted fewer than 12 college credits after graduation and is applying to a four-year bachelor’s degree program.

Transfer

A high school graduate or GED recipient who has enrolled as a full-time degree student or who has attempted 12 or more credits of college study and is applying to a four-year bachelor’s degree program.

Click here to learn more about credit evaluations and the transfer process.

Other Types of Applicants

Other university departments process applications for the following types of students: