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.
Other university departments process applications for the following types of students:
UMaine offers scholarships based on achievement, academic merit, financial need or a combination of all three. Mostly importantly, all scholarships do not have to be repaid and all students who file a FAFSA form are automatically considered for financial aid awards.
Dates and Deadlines
Early Action deadline is December 1 for students applying for Fall 2017. Students are strongly encouraged to apply by December 1 to guarantee priority consideration for merit scholarship awards and to have their application fee waived.
Early Action: December 1
Please Note: For consideration into Bioengineering, Construction Engineering Technology, Nursing, Mechanical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering Technology your application and supporting documents must be received no later than December 1.
Regular Admissions: February 1 (Recommended)
Nursing program and Scholarships Transfer: June 1
Regular Transfer: July 1 (Recommended)