We are UMaine

We are UMaine!

We are a community of more than 12,500 learners on two campuses— Orono in the heart of Maine and Machias on the Bold Coast. We are known for working hard and playing hard. We represent all 50 states and more than 75 countries. We invite you to discover YOUR UMaine adventure!


Your adventure starts now.

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This is UMaine 

We are UMaine

18 multicultural groups, 12 religious groups, 2 LGBTQ+ groups and a truly accepting community

NCAA Division I Athletics

3,478 miles of coastline

More than 200 student organizations and clubs

Study abroad

Maine’s only research university

Unlimited first-year meal plan

542,629 acres of state and national parks

Fabulous annual ski pass rate

Research Learning Experience

12,000+ students from over 75 countries and all 50 states

First-year students can have a car on campus

8 Living Learning Communities

11th safest campus in America out of all like institutions

2 free tickets each semester to shows at the Collins Center for the Arts

What you need to know 

Division I Sports


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


  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Field Hockey
  • Ice Hockey
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming & Diving
  • Track & Field
  • NCAA Division I
  • Students can attend all athletics events for free with MaineCard
  • Contact coaches if interested in playing on a Division I team
  • NCAA-affiliated play and regulation
  • National competition
  • Typically recruited

Club Sports

  •  Alpine Skiing
  • Badminton & Table Tennis
  • Baseball (M)
  • Basketball (W)
  • Blade Society
  • Crew
  • Equestrian Team
  • E-sports
  • Fastpitch Softball (W)
  • Field Hockey
  • Figure Skating
  • Ice Hockey (M+W)
  • Lacrosse (M+W)
  • Rugby (M+W)
  • Sailing Team
  • Soccer (M+W)
  • Spikeball
  • Swim
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Ultimate Frisbee (M+W)
  • Volleyball (M+W)
  • Wrestling
  • Practices and games during the week and weekend
  • Play other university club teams at New England schools while competing for national championships
  • M=Men W=Women

Intramural Sports

  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Bench Press
  • Cross-Country Ski
  • Broomball
  • Disc Golf
  • Dodgeball
  • Dome Soccer
  • Field Hockey
  • Flag Football
  • Floor Hockey
  • Golf
  • Indoor Flag Football
  • Indoor Soccer
  • Indoor Softball
  • Indoor Track
  • Indoor Ultimate
  • Kickball
  • Racquetball
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swim
  • Table Tennis
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Pickup games during the week
  • Only play against UMaine students
  • No previous experience required
  • Four divisions at varying levels

Campus Recreation

New Balance Student Recreation Center

  • Top 10 student gym in the country
  • Indoor track, sauna, pool, hot tub, free weights, basketball courts, MAC court, cardio machines, squash courts, tennis courts, cycling and more
  • Free for student use
  • Personal training available
  • Free exercise classes

Maine Bound Adventure Center

  • On-campus indoor climbing wall
  • 15+ miles of trails behind campus for walking, biking, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing
  • Outdoor adventure trips
  • Kayaking and paddleboarding on Stillwater River
  • Equipment rentals
  • #1 Most Outdoorsy School in the Northeast!




We are UMaine

Student Services

Career Center

Serves students and alumni, promoting career planning, job search strategies and mock interviews. Facilitates contact between students/alumni and employers, and hosts an annual Career Fair.

Counseling Center

Provides free confidential counseling services to any student in need. Offers campus- wide outreach to promote mental health, stress reduction and self-care. Programming includes mindfulness workshops and destress events. Works with Student Life offices to promote positive mental health practices.

Cutler Health Center

Offers primary care services to UMaine students, faculty and staff.  Services include allergy shots, acute/chronic healthcare, women’s healthcare, on-site X-ray, on-site laboratories, athletic training, physical therapy and physical exams.

First Year and Transfer Experience

Provides resources for students looking for help with academic information, general trouble- shooting, getting connected to campus and more!

Intersectional Feminist Resource Center

Private, safe and confidential space for students of all identities. Provides free resources for reproductive health, a feminist library and peer support.

Multicultural Student Center

Provides a variety of services to connect students with on- and off-campus resources, including campuswide programming, peer mentorship and leadership development. Programming includes Hispanic Heritage Month, Native American Heritage Month, ODI Family Feast, Dr. Martin Luther King Breakfast, Black History Month and more!

Native American Programs

Works with prospective students on navigating the Native American Waiver Program, and Native American Room and Board Grants.

Center for Student Involvement

Hosts weekly campus activities and connects students to many Student Life offices, Activities include open mic nights, movie nights, bonfires and well-being promoting events.

Tutor Program

Provides free small group and drop-in tutor sessions for students. Offers peer tutoring sessions daily (both day and evening) Monday through Friday for many 100- and 200-level courses.

Student Wellness Resource Center

Serves students though programs ranging from alcohol and drug education, bystander intervention training and peer mentoring. Provides resources, information and support to promote wellness on campus.

Rainbow Resource Center

Promotes equality and inclusiveness for UMaine’s LGBTQ+ community and allies through education, advocacy, leadership and programming. Programming includes Coming Out Week, Lavender Graduation, Pride Week and more!

Student Accessibility Services

Serves students with documented disabilities though academic and housing accommodations on a case-by-case basis, including extra time on tests, low distraction testing locations, note-taking assistance, accessible bathrooms and furniture, and medical singles. Students with temporary disabilities, such as a broken bone, may also contact Student Accessibility Services.

Veterans Education and Transition Services (VETS)

Provides resources for veterans and reservists in the UMaine community, including navigating the admissions process, financial aid, veteran education benefits and academic assistance.

Research Learning Experience

Research Learning Experience (RLE) involves a one-week immersion on campus before the semester begins, as well as a course through  your first semester. Open your mind to different ways of learning to unlock doors to new horizons
Explore experiential learning across a range of disciplines and topics. Don’t know what your major is yet? No worries — explore, try something new, follow a lead and see where it takes you. If you do have an area of interest, take a deeper dive. Any way you get involved, enjoy the ride.




You are UMaine

Maine Business School 

90% of business majors are employed or go to graduate school upon graduation

$4M student-managed portfolio

In-house internship coordinator

4+1 MBA

New major in sport management

Recent graduates of the Maine Business School have gone on to exciting careers. Examples: Google, IBM, Amazon, Coca-Cola, L.L. Bean, IDEXX and WEX.

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Full-time professional advising center

4+1/3+3 double up programs to earn your master’s in 5 years; master’s/accelerated program with Maine Law

50 interdisciplinary minors in CLAS

First-year success course

Explorations program for undecided students

Opening minds. Satisfying your curiosity. A tradition of independent thinking. Questions that matter. No simple answers. That’s the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Natural Sciences, Forestry and Agriculture 

$95.9M funds supporting research

200+ faculty members

23 majors

Scholarship opportunities

16+ collaborative research centers across Maine

The College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture is a vibrant collection of disciplines with a rich and diverse research portfolio providing exciting undergraduate research opportunities and experiential learning.


new Engineering $78M Education and Design Center

99% job placement rate for engineering students within 6 months of graduation

80% of students have a co-op or internship in industry or conduct research with faculty

11 undergraduate degrees in engineering and 11 minors

Job fair every fall on campus

The College of Engineering boasts 11 ABET-accredited engineering and engineering technology degree programs. Celebrating a worldwide reputation, world-class facilities and world-renowned research.

Education and Human Development

700+ HOURS in-the-classroom experiential learning

First-year field experience

#1 educator-producing school in Maine

DI athletic program clinicals for athletic training students

Dedicated fitness facility for hands-on exercise science teaching

The College of Education and Human Development is dedicated to the development of future teachers and practitioners. Nationally accredited programs in the college include teacher education accredited by CAEP and athletic training accredited by CAATE.

Honors College

Thesis working closely with faculty on a research or creative project

12 to 15 average size of Honors classes

One of the nation’s longest-established Honors programs

4 halls with Honors housing

75,000 meals packed for UMaine Day of Service

The Honors College at the University of Maine has a rich history as one of the oldest and most respected Honors programs in the country.




We are UMaine


650 students

243 acres of campus

11:1 student-to-faculty ratio

2 residence halls

16 students in an average class

University of Maine at Machias is a vibrant community of learners located on the beautiful Bold Coast of Maine. Connections with students are celebrated and make Machias a truly unique experience.



Animal and Veterinary Sciences


Art Education

Art History

Athletic Training



Biomedical Engineering


Chemical Engineering


Child Development and Family Relations

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Communication Sciences and Disorders


Computer Engineering

Computer Science


Engineering Technology

Earth and Climate Sciences

Ecology and Environmental Sciences

Economics *

Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering Technology

Elementary Education

Engineering Physics

Environmental Horticulture




Financial Economics

Food Science and Human Nutrition

Forest Operations, Bioproducts and Bioenergy

Forestry French


Human Dimensions of Climate Change

International Affairs


Kinesiology and Physical Education

Management *

Marine Sciences



Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering Technology

Media Studies

Medical Laboratory Sciences


Molecular and Cellular Biology


Music Education

Music Performance

New Media


Parks, Recreation and Tourism


Physics and Astronomy

Political Science *


Romance Languages

Secondary Education

Social Work



Sport Management

Studio Art

Surveying Engineering Technology *

Sustainable Agriculture


Undeclared Education and Human Development

Undeclared Engineering

Undeclared Liberal Arts and Sciences

University Studies *

Wildlife Ecology

Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies


Machias Regional Campus:


Business and Entrepreneurial Studies

College Studies *

Creative Arts

Education *

Engineering Pathways

Environmental Geographic Information Science *

Marine Biology

Psychology and Community Studies *

Outdoor Recreation and Leadership

* Program also available online

Quick resources


Flexible AP and college credit policy, 500+ transfers per year transfer


Campus tours, open houses, Accepted Student Day


Scholarship match tool:

Three Ways to Apply

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

Apply for free

Flagship Campus Application Important Dates:

Early action deadline: Dec. 1

Regular admissions deadline: March 1

Machias Regional Campus Application Important Dates:

Application deadlines: rolling admission

Priority FAFSA 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

We recommend that students fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by the priority date of March 1 to be eligible for financial aid awards.

All students who apply to the University of Maine will be automatically reviewed for any merit-based scholarships at the time of admission.

Visit for scholarship and financial aid information.

Financial Aid Deadlines

Oct. 1 | FAFSA available

March 1 | First-Year FAFSA deadline

June 1 | Transfer FAFSA deadline

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