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We are UMaine
we define tomorrow

We work hard.
We believe in community.
We look out for each other.

We work hard.

The University of Maine is an R1 Carnegie Research Institution. The R1 rating means UMaine is in the top 3.7% in research institutions in the country. We have more than 100 undergraduate majors and minors. How about exploring a 4+1 program or a 3+3 program and creating your plan now to complete your graduate degree with UMaine as well? The Research Learning Experience (RLE) is an incredible introduction to learning and life at UMaine. Come to campus a week early, move into your room, meet friends, and set a foundation to succeed in your first semester. With a robust study abroad program, our students can also explore the world while working on their degrees at institutions in other countries. 

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We believe in community.

Being active and engaged is important to our sense of self and community at UMaine. We celebrate the festive atmosphere that comes with the thrill of our Division I Athletics, robust recreational sport programs, and more than 200 student clubs and student organizations. We have a thriving culture of dancers, musicians, actors and visual artists in a vibrant celebration of the arts. The state of Maine provides incredible arenas in which to play on our coast, mountains, lakes, rivers, streams. In our small towns and cities, enjoy an amazing foodie scene and a booming arts culture.

Division I Athletics


  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Football
  • Ice Hockey
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Track and Field


  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Field Hockey
  • Ice Hockey
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Track and Field


  • 30 club sports
  • 25 intramural sports
  • 15+ miles of trails on campus
  • Top 10 student recreation center in the country
  • Infinite recreation opportunities

Student services

  • Career Center
  • Counseling Center
  • Cutler Health Center
  • Intersectional Feminist Resource Center
  • Office of Diversity and Inclusion
  • Native American Programs
  • Center for Student Involvement
  • Tutor Program
  • Student Wellness Resource Center
  • Rainbow Resource Center
  • Student Accessibility Services
  • Veterans Education and Transition Services (VETS)
  • And more…

We look out for each other.

UMaine is known for our sense of community. We stand up for what we believe in. UMaine is a place to find your voice and use it. The health, safety and well-being of all in our community are priorities at UMaine, and our staff and offices across campus are here to promote the holistic wellness of all on campus. At UMaine, you will be part of the family. UMaine has been named one of the safest campuses in the country and in 2021, Maine was ranked the safest state in the nation by U.S News and World Report.

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Three Ways to Apply

1. Common Application
2. UMaine’s mobile friendly app
3. ApplyMaine application

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Important Application Dates

Early action deadline: Dec. 1
Regular admissions deadline: March 1

Application Materials

Official high school transcript
Official college transcripts for all attempted college coursework Recommendation from school personnel
100% test optional

Application material should be submitted online or to:
Shared Processing Center
P.O. Box 412, Bangor, ME 04402

University of Maine Admissions Office

5713 Chadbourne Hall Orono, ME 04469-5713
Call now to schedule a tour 207.581.1561 

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The University of Maine is an EEO/AA employer and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Director of Equal Opportunity, 101 Boudreau Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System). The Clery Act requires universities to disclose to prospective students our three-year statistics regarding campus crime, including public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. This report includes our policies for campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault and other matters. A copy of this report is available on the web ( or by contacting the UMaine Police Department, University of Maine, 81 Rangeley Road, Orono, ME 04469-5794; 207.581.4053.