University of Maine-Machias

116 Obrien Ave, Machias, United States
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Overview of University of Maine-Machias

About this school

U Maine at Machias, founded in 1909, is a public university. Its 42-acre campus is located in Machias, 60 miles north of Ellsworth.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:701
    • Men:217 Men (31.0%)
    • Women:484 Women (69.0%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to University of Maine at Machias is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
2
-
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
2
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
3

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
-
-
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Not reported

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
116 O'Brien Avenue
City, State, Zip
Machias, ME 04654
Phone
(207) 255-1318
Fax
(207) 255-1363
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
-
Application Fee
$40
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
Not reported
Early Action Notification
Not reported

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
91% of 514 applicants were admitted
Women
93% of 312 applicants were admitted
Men
89% of 202 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
163 (35%) of 470 admitted students enrolled
Women
100 (34%) of 291 admitted students enrolled
Men
63 (35%) of 179 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
Not reported
375 And Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
Not reported
• Score 30 - 36
Not reported
• Score 24 - 29
Not reported
• Score 18 - 23
Not reported
• Score 12 - 17
Not reported
• Score 6 - 11
Not reported
• Score 5 Or Below
Not reported

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $7,726|Out-of-state: $19,366 (39.59%)
  • Room & Board: - $8,490 (43.5%)
  • Other Expenses: - $800 (4.1%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,500 (12.81%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


University of Maine at Machias accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning February 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002055
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
106 (89.1%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
97 (91.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
97 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
63 (64.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
80%
Average Award
$14,303
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 97 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,433
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 67 (69.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,848
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 1 (1.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
394 (90.2%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
354 (89.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
354 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
217 (61.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
83%
Average Award
$14,175
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 354 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,858
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 265 (74.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,480
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 9 (2.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
2 (.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $750

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
69%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$25,702
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not reported

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


28

Part-Time Faculty


40

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


34%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 30% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 47% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 23% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 26% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 48% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 26% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not reported

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-
Computer Ownership
Not reported
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


University of Maine at Machias provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


63.4%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


19.5%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


31.4%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


33.9%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (37)


  • Accounting
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Conservation Biology
  • Creative Writing
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Ecology
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Environmental Education
  • Environmental Studies
  • Family and Community Services
  • General Studies
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
  • Human Services, General
  • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Tourism and Travel Services Management
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Psychology, Biological/life sciences, Business/marketing, Parks and recreation

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Master's Programs of Study (1)


  • Not reported

    Campus Life

    Location & Geography

    Population


    1,274

    Nearest Metropolitan Area


    Campus Size


    42 acres

    Weather


    Temperature
    11.4 average low in January, 72.7 average high in September
    Rain
    129 rainy days per year

    Available Transportation


    Nearest Bus Station
    60 mile(s) from campus in Ellsworth
    Nearest Train Station
    -

    Housing

    College Housing


    College offers housing to students

    Types of Housing


    Coed housing, disabled student housing

    Students of College Housing


    56% of all students

    Housing Restrictions


    Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

    Freshman Housing Guarantee


    Freshmen are not guaranteed housing

    Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


    44%

    Security

    24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


    Not available

    24-Hour Security Patrols


    Not available

    Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


    Not available

    Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


    Not available

    Personal Support Services

    Health Service


    Not reported

    Personal Counseling


    Not offered

    Child Care


    Offered

    Sports & Recreation

    School Athletics


    Athletic Conferences
    National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
    Mascot
    Cappy
    School Colors
    Green and white

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


    FactorOfferedScholarships Given
    Basketball
    Cross-Country Running
    Soccer
    Volleyball

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


    SportOfferedScholarships Given
    Basketball
    Cross-Country Running
    Soccer
    Volleyball

    Recreational Sports


    Intramural Sports
    basketball, cheerleading, fencing, football, soccer, softball, water polo

    Student Activities

    Activities And Organizations


    University of Maine at Machias offers not Reported

    Sororities


    Fraternities


    ROTC


    Student Body

    Co-educational


    Yes

    Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


    367

    Undergraduates


    All Undergraduates
    701
    Women
    484
    Men
    217

    Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


    • 4.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
    • 0.4% Asian
    • 2.5% Black/African-American
    • 6.0% Hispanic/Latino
    • 2.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
    • 0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
    • 81.3% White
    • 3.1% Unknown

    International Students


    0.3%

    Average Age


    25

    Number of Graduate Students


    Not reported

    Student Resources

    Study resources