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University of Maine at Machias

Machias, ME 4-Year Public

About University of Maine at Machias

University of Maine at Machias is a public, state school located in the rural setting of Machias, ME

Founded in 1909, the institution currently enrolls around 762 students a year, including 762 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

As of 2021, the total market value of the school endowment was $2,512,000. For each full-time student, University of Maine at Machias spends about $9,800.

Admissions Facts About University of Maine at Machias

Acceptance rate: 94%

Average GPA: 3.26

Early Decision or Early Action: No/Yes

2022 Regular Decision Deadline: August 15

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:

What is University of Maine at Machias's acceptance rate?

It is moderately difficult to get into University of Maine at Machias. The acceptance rate at University of Maine at Machias is 94 percent.

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.26 on a 4.0 scale.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 waitlisted students got accepted.

Is University of Maine at Machias a good school?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.

Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.

Retention and graduation rates

About 58 percent of students who start at University of Maine at Machias come back the next year. Out of the 101 students who started at University of Maine at Machias as first-time freshman, 14 graduate within four years.

University of Maine at Machias's six-year graduation for undergrads is 27 percent. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2021 was around $22,262 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does University of Maine at Machias sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So the real question to ask yourself: is University of Maine at Machias a good school for YOU?

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College Info

116 O'Brien Avenue Machias, ME 04654

Campus Setting: Rural

University of Maine at Machias Application Deadline

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University of Maine at Machias Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$18,016

In State

$25,096

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$7,170
$14,250
Fees
$866
$866
Housing
$9,180
$9,180
Books
$800
$800

Student Life

Wondering what life at University of Maine at Machias is like? There are approximately 659 students enrolled at University of Maine at Machias. 49% percent of students attend school full-time, 89% percent are from ME and 11% percent of students are from other states.

49%

Full Time

51%

Part Time

89%

In State

11%

Out-of-State

Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

659

Campus Setting

Rural

Acceptance Rate

99%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$8,036

Out-of-State

$15,116

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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