|Setting:||Small Town Setting|
|Size:||Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)|
|On-Campus Housing Available:||Yes|
Despite being a public state university with a state university price tag, University of Maine Farmington is more like a private, liberal arts college. With its historical New England campus, its small student body and its mission of cultivating independent thinking among its students, there’s a lot to love about the Farmington location.
University of Maine students tend to be creative, but are also strong in academics. They might major in:
- Creative Writing
- Interactive Media
- Business Economics
- Special Education
No matter what a student’s major is, at Farmington they are encouraged to think independently through in-class discussions, which are taught by friendly professors whom students call by their first names.
Many of Farmington’s course titles are evidence of the creative approaches that the school honors. Some examples of some of Farmington’s more creative classes include:
- Earth, Sky and Native Culture
- The Mathematics of Politics
- Mona Lisa to YouTube: Who Owns Art?
- Digital Citizenship
Students are also encouraged to participate in one of the many creative arts, recreational and special interest clubs available at Farmington, which include those related to:
- Literary arts
- Community service
- Outdoor recreation
- Social activism
Admissions are highly individualized. Students submit an application, transcripts and a recommendation. SAT scores are not required. Students are then evaluated according to academic merit, creative talents and extracurricular activities.
More than 85% of full-time students receive some amount of financial aid through scholarships, federal grants and loans, school grants or work-study. The majority of students get aid from several of these sources.
University of Maine, Farmington
224 Main St
Farmington, ME 04938
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Fair walkability. You could have a car for this area, but walking is possible.
Seasonal average temperatures for Farmington, ME
|Full-Time Undergrad Students||2,340|
|Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)||2,629|
- Latino: 2%
- African American: 1%
- Caucasian: 85%
- Asian: 1%
- Unknown and Other: 11%
|Unknown and Other||11%|
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