University of Maine at Farmington Admissions

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The University of Maine at Farmington
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University of Maine at Farmington Admissions Overview:

With an acceptance rate of 80%, the University of Maine at Farmington is accessible to most applicants. Interested students will need to submit an application along with high school transcripts and a letter of recommendation. You don't need to submit SAT or ACT scores. Visit the school's website for complete information.

Admissions Data (2016):

  • University of Maine at Farmington Acceptance Rate: 80%

The University of Maine at Farmington accepts the Common Application.

University of Maine at Farmington Description:

Established in 1864, the University of Maine at Farmington is Maine's first public university. The school has a largely undergraduate focus that is appropriate for its designation as Maine's public liberal arts college. Outdoor lovers will appreciate the southern Maine location with easy access to skiing, hiking, rafting, and mountain biking. The university's core curriculum has a liberal arts focus, but pre-professional tracks in medicine, law and business are offered.

Education fields are the most popular at the undergraduate level. Academics are supported by by a 15 to 1 student / faculty ratio and an average class size of 19. The school takes pride in the close interaction of students and faculty. On the athletic front, the University of Maine at Farmington Beavers compete in the NCAA Division III North Atlantic Conference.

The university fields nine women's and seven men's varsity sports.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 2,000 (1,782 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 34% Male / 66% Female
  • 93% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $8,695 (in-state); $17,215 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $840 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $8,970
  • Other Expenses: $2,794
  • Total Cost: $21,299 (in-state); $29,819 (out-of-state)

University of Maine at Farmington Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 98%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 89%
    • Loans: 77%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $7,443
    • Loans: $6,707

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Business, Early Childhood Education, Creative Writing, Elementary Education, English, Health Education, Psychology, Rehabilitation Services, Secondary Education, Special Education

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 74%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 44%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 56%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Basketball, Baseball, Lacrosse, Soccer, Track and Field, Golf, Cross Country
  • Women's Sports: Basketball, Field, Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, Cross Country

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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