University of Maine, Machias (UMM)

Machias, ME

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University of Maine, Machias

University of Maine, Machias

University of Maine, Machias Student Essentials

University of Maine, Machias Student Essentials
Region: Northeast
Setting: Rural Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Clippers
Website: www.umm.maine.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $7,480
Out-of-State Tuition: $19,300
Retention Rate: 67%
Enrollment: 1,367
Year Established: 1909

About UMM

University of Maine’s Machias campus offers a unique educational experience that integrates environmental studies and the liberal arts throughout the curriculum. Machias is surrounded by rugged coastline, making it an ideal location for the environmental portion of the curriculum. Machias is also a small school where students and faculty work closely together.

All Machias students take seminars, which blend environmental studies and the liberal arts. One seminar, for example, examines the connection between people and nature.

Students may also major or minor in subjects related to the environment, including:

  • Biology
  • Environmental Recreation and Tourism Management
  • Environmental Studies
  • Marine Biology
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Sustainability Management

Additional academics include:

  • Business
  • Counseling
  • Creative Writing
  • English and Book Arts
  • Music
  • Public Administration
  • Women’s Studies

Applicants should submit an admissions application, along with transcripts or GED scores. A “B” average is generally required to gain admission. Applicants should also submit ACT or SAT scores, which Machias uses for placement purposes.

Machias awards need-based financial aid to eligible students. Types of need-based aid include loans and grants, which are available through the FAFSA. Machias also offers academic scholarships.

UMM Map & Location

University of Maine, Machias
116 O'Brien Ave
Machias, ME 04654


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Getting Around UMM

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

8/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Machias, ME

Winter
Dec
35
17
Jan
28
9
Feb
32
12
Spring
Mar
39
21
Apr
50
32
May
61
41
Summer
Jun
70
49
Jul
75
55
Aug
75
55
Fall
Sep
68
47
Oct
57
37
Nov
46
29

UMM Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 1,367
Freshman Class 117
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 1,367

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 1%
  • African American: 2%
  • Caucasian: 76%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 2%
  • Unknown and Other: 18%
Latino 1%
African American 2%
Caucasian 76%
American Indian or Alaska native 2%
Unknown and Other 18%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 100%
Part-Time 0%
Women 68%
Men 32%
International 1%
Domestic 99%

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