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University of Maine at Machias

Machias, ME 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate96%
Acceptance Rate96%

About University of Maine at Machias

University of Maine at Machias Overview

University of Maine at Machias is a public, state school in a rural setting in Machias, Maine. University of Maine at Machias was founded in 1909 and the school presently has around 747 students per year, which includes 747 undergraduate students. University of Maine at Machias offers housing for students. Most students live in off campus housing.

📆 Mark your calendar! August 15, 2023 is the final deadline to submit an application for the Fall 2023 semester.

There are many ways for students to get involved at University of Maine at Machias!

Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of University of Maine at Machias's theater groups.

Planning to play sports? University of Maine at Machias has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at University of Maine at Machias on the Student Life page.

2022 University of Maine at Machias Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 96%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 3.2
In-State Tuition $8,670
Out-of-State $16,620
Percent of Need Met 79.5%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $14,581

Is University of Maine at Machias a Good School?


Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a closer look at these factors to get a better sense of what University of Maine at Machias offers and if the college might be a good choice for you.

University of Maine at Machias Acceptance Rate 2022

It is moderately difficult to get into University of Maine at Machias. Around 96% of applicants get into University of Maine at Machias each year. Out of 621 applications received in 2022, 599 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at University of Maine at Machias

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It gauges how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Approximately 58% of first-year, full-time undergrads who start at University of Maine at Machiascome back the next year. Around 24% of students who started at University of Maine at Machias earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outlook University of Maine at Machias Graduates

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from University of Maine at Machias by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with University of Maine at Machias directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at University of Maine at Machias

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

University of Maine at Machias meets 79.5% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend University of Maine at Machias full-time are awarded $14,581 a year in financial aid, on average.

Graduates in the class of 2022 had an average of $23,128 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at University of Maine at Machias.

Based on this information, does University of Maine at Machias seem like a good fit? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is University of Maine at Machias a good school for you?

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Where is University of Maine at Machias?

University of Maine at Machias is located in the rural setting of Machias, Maine.

If you would like to see University of Maine at Machias for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 95 to Machias, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Bangor International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what University of Maine at Machias and Machias are like without leaving home.

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College Info

116 O'Brien Avenue Machias, ME 04654

Campus Setting: Rural

University of Maine at Machias Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of Maine at Machias is Aug 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of Maine at Machias is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

University of Maine at Machias ACT Scores

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University of Maine at Machias SAT Scores

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University of Maine at Machias Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$17,682

In State

$25,032

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$7,350
$14,700
Fees
$902
$902
Housing
$8,630
$8,630
Books
$800
$800

Student Life

Wondering what life at University of Maine at Machias is like? There are approximately 747 students enrolled at University of Maine at Machias. 34% percent of students attend school full-time, 93% percent are from ME and 7% percent of students are from other states.

34%

Full Time

66%

Part Time

93%

In State

7%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

747

Campus Setting

Rural

Acceptance Rate

96%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$8,252

Out-of-State

$15,602

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 15
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