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Undergraduate Admissions

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

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

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

Apply to UMaine

Here you’ll find two easy ways to apply. Whether it’s the Common App or the University of Maine System online application site, UMaine makes applying easy for you.

Detailed information about applying can be found here.


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

UMaine does rolling admissions, so technically, there isn’t one, but we do suggest filing your application by Feb. 1 so you’ll be in the best position to receive an admission decision in time for full consideration for financial aid and housing.

Early Action: December 15th

Regular Admissions: February 1st (Recommended)

Transfer: May 1st (Recommended)

Preparing for College: Senior Checklist

Frequently Asked Questions

Questions about UMaine? We’re here to provide answers. Whether it’s about academic or campus life, visit our FAQ section  to learn more about studying and living at UMaine.

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Contact Information

Undergraduate Admissions
5713 Chadbourne Hall
Orono, ME 04469-5713
Phone: 207.581.1561 | Toll-free: 1.877.4UM.ADMIT | Fax: 207.581.1213E-mail:
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
A Member of the University of Maine System