University of Maine at Machias

Also known as University of Maine-Machias

116 O'Brien Ave, Machias, ME

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University of Maine at Machias provides a variety of program options for students to aid them in their growth and development. The school is located in Machias, ME and publically funded. The higher teacher/student ratio and access to teachers is due primarily to the limited enrollment, around 1000 students, maintained by University of Maine-Machias.

Areas of study available at University of Maine at Machias include but are not limited to:

  • Behavioral Science
  • General Studies
  • Parks and Recreation
  • Biology

To be considered for admissions, students may be asked to complete an application, provide letters of recommendations, and submit school transcripts, which are then evaluated by the admissions committee. The majority of students admitted to University of Maine-Machias achieve an SAT score within the range of 1200 - 1560, or an ACT composite score within the range of 17 - 24. 79% of students that apply are admitted to University of Maine-Machias, of which 43 percent choose to attend. More information from the admissions office can be found at

The tuition at University of Maine at Machias varies based on the state of residence of the student. In-state residents pay around $8,200 per year, while out-of-state residents are charged $21,000 per year. Housing is available for students and costs around $4,200 for the year. Financial aid may be provided to students that meet the necessary requirements by way of grants or student loans.

Contact information, financial aid information, areas of study, and more may be accessed on school's website at

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may provide a better idea of the candidates University of Maine-Machias accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at University of Maine at Machias is about 790. The student body is made up of 100% undergraduate students and 17% graduate students.


Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $9,200. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $40 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition range estimates:
    • State Residents: $6,700-$8,000
    • Out-of-State: $18,000-$22,180
  • Charges per unit:
    • In-State: $220-$270 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $620-$740 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships100%$8,828
Receiving Student Loans58%$4,908
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, University of Maine at Machias may offer services like:

  • Distance learning
  • Remedial courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Assistance to find work
  • Day care for children

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of University of Maine at Machias is approximately 31%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years14%
Graduating in 5 Years12%
Graduating in 6 Years5%

Intercollegiate Athletics

University of Maine at Machias is a Member of National Small College Athletic Association (NSCAA), with many of the sports being in the NAIA Division II classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Basketball
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by University of Maine at Machias by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies


English Language and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Natural Resources and Conservation


Recreation and Fitness Studies

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

Contact Information

General Contact

Admissions Office

Financial Aid Office

School Map