UMA is on a 159-acre campus in a small town setting in Augusta, Maine. UMA has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.
UMA does not have fraternities or sororities.
UMA has a thriving Honors Program Student Association. In fact, more students participate in Honors Program Student Association than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at UMA include Arts and Architecture Students of UMA, Student Nurse Association, Student American Dental Hygiene Association and International Student Club.
UMA students' favorite campus events are UMA Day, Jazz Week and Poetry Festival.
UMA does not offer housing.
All UMA students live off campus and 100% of students lived off-campus or commuted to UMA. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
At UMA there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at UMA:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Bowling||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
|Basketball||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Golf||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
|Cross Country Running||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus. The UMA campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
UMA offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit UMA, take Interstate 95 to Augusta, ME. If you need to fly, book your flight to Augusta Municipal airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore UMA's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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