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Colleges / University of Maine at Augusta

UMA Admissions

If you are thinking about applying to UMA, the fee for the application costs $40.

Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.

UMA Admissions Stats at a Glance

UMA 2021 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are considered
Waitlist No

Considering Applying Early to UMA?

University of Maine at Augusta does not offer early decision or early action.

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

How Hard Is It To Get Admitted to UMA?

It is not competitive to get into UMA. UMA evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, UMA accepted 98% of all applicants, around 1,002 of the 1,025 students who applied.

Schools that are not competitive to get into, like UMA, accept virtually all applicants regardless of high school rank or test scores. Admissions to allied health, architecture, nursing, bachelor's degree programs is program moderately difficult.

Transfer student admissions is slightly difficult.

What Does UMA Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at UMA

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Important
Alumni/ae Relations Not Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Not Considered
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Considered
Work Experience Considered
Extracurricular Activities Not Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Not Considered
Application Essay Considered
First Generation Not Considered
Interview Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Volunteer Work Considered

UMA Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to UMA must submit the following items. Double check with UMA's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Interview
Other Requirements music audition
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into UMA?

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

UMA does consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

UMA does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

What's a Good SAT Score for UMA?

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Transferring to University of Maine at Augusta

For transfer students, it is slightly difficult to get admitted to UMA.

Transfer students can enroll in UMA during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term

UMA Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to UMA?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to UMA.

Does UMA accept transfer credits?

UMA accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. UMA accepts:

  • CLEP subject tests
  • DSST/DANTES
  • Life Long Learning Credit
  • ACE recommendations for credit

Does UMA accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

UMA does not accept International Baccalaureate credits but does accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to UMA?

UMA is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

What is UMA's acceptance rate?

UMA's acceptance rate is 98%.

Want To Learn More About UMA?

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Admission Difficulty

Open Admission

98%

How hard is it to get into UMA? UMA is a open admission institution. The UMA acceptance rate is 98%. This means that the institution accepts 97 out of every 100 applicants.

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UMA Application Deadline

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UMA GPA

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

4,683

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

98%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$8,168

Out-of-State

$18,338

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Application Deadline

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