General Information About University of Maine at Machias
Mission Statement The mission of the University of Maine at Machias is closely linked to its unique location on the rugged Atlantic Ocean coast, among forests, glacial lakes, and abundant aquatic and terrestrial wildlife. This Downeast location, with its rich human and natural resources, provides a unique living and learning environment for our students. Through its liberal arts core and distinctive baccalaureate programs, the University prepares students for life-long intellectual growth, individual success, leadership in a global society, and the advancement of a sustainable environment. The University’s applied research and public services contribute to the improvement of the quality of life and economic development in Downeast Maine. The University of Maine at Machias collaborates with each of the other campuses in the University of Maine System to fulfill the needs of public higher education in the State of Maine. The University of Maine at Machias is a member of the University of Maine System.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 4-year, Public
Special Learning Opportunities
- Teacher certification
- Distance learning opportunities
- Study abroad
- Remedial services
- Academic/career counseling service
- Placement services for completers
- On-campus day care for students' children
- Dual credit
- Credit for life experiences
- Advanced placement (AP) credits
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Less than 1 year certificate
- Associate's degree
- Bachelor's degree
- Rural: Remote
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants 374 Percent Admitted N/A% Men Admitted 65% Women Admitted 79% Full Time Retention Rate 71%
Submitted ACT & SAT Scores
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Critical Reading 420 580 Math 410 540 Writing 400 530
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Composite 16 25 English 17 22 Math 16 25
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 1,526 Native American 34.0 Asian 11.0 African American 17.0 Hispanic 10.0 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 460 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 0