University of Maine-Augusta

46 University Dr, Augusta, United States
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Overview of University of Maine-Augusta

About this school

U Maine at Augusta, founded in 1965, is a public university. Its 165-acre campus is located in Augusta, 50 miles northeast of Portland.
  • Website


    www.uma.edu/
  • Coeducational


    Yes

  • Graduate Students


    Not reported

  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:4,683
    • Men:1,293 (27.6%)
    • Women:3,390 (72.4%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to University of Maine at Augusta is noncompetitive: virtually all applicants accepted regardless of high school rank or test scores.

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
2
3
Science
2
3
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
2
-
History
2
-
Academic Electives
-
-

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
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
46 University Drive
City, State, Zip
Augusta, ME  04330-9410
Phone
(207) 621-3465
Fax
(207) 621-3116
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
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
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
Music audition recommended for some freshmen
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
98% of 1,025 applicants were admitted
Women
754 applicants were admitted
Men
248 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
957 (96%) of 1,002 admitted students enrolled
Women
715 (95%) of 754 admitted students enrolled
Men
242 (98%) of 248 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
Sat Critical Reading
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: $7,808|Out-of-state: $17,498
  • Room & Board: - Not reported
  • Other Expences: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported

Payment Plans


University of Maine at Augusta 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 March 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 006760
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
167 (91.3%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
150 (89.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
148 (98.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
7 (4.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
53%
Average Award
$7,632
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 129 (87.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,718
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 104 (70.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,672
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 7 (4.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
2 (1.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $651

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,364 (91.5%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,279 (93.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,236 (96.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
51 (4.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
55%
Average Award
$9,316
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,046 (84.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,242
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,043 (84.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,653
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 69 (5.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
6 (.4%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $839

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
78%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$30,457
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
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
Biological Sciences, Business, Mathematics
Creative Arts/Performance
Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, International Students, Local/State Students, Veterans' Children

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 required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


87

Part-Time Faculty


173

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


19%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 21% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 50% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 22% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 5% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 2% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 33% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 53% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 14% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
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 Augusta provides hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


56.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


5.2%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


10.3%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


12.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (17)


  • Accounting
  • Architectural Technology/Technician
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
  • English Language and Literature/Letters, Other
  • Financial Planning and Services
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Library and Information Science
  • Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other
  • Music, General
  • Public Administration
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Social Sciences, General

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


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

Study Abroad


Health professions and related sciences, Liberal arts/general studies, Business/marketing

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


18,793

Nearest Metropolitan Area


159 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Weather


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

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
75 mile(s) from campus in Bangor
Nearest Bus Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Augusta
Nearest Train Station
-

Housing

College Housing


College does not provide housing for students

Types of Housing


Students of College Housing


Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Not available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Not available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Not offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
-
Mascot
Moose
School Colors
Black, blue, and yellow

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Golf
Soccer

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Golf
Soccer

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
-

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


University of Maine at Augusta offers drama theatre, student newspaper, honors program student association, arts and architecture students of uma, student nurse association, student american dental hygiene association, international student club

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,663

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
4,683
Women
3,390
Men
1,293

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 1.7% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.6% Asian
  • 1.2% Black/African-American
  • 1.7% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 78.9% White
  • 13.5% Unknown

International Students


0.4%

Average Age


33

Number of Graduate Students


Not reported

Student Resources

Study resources