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University of Maine--Farmington is a public institution that was founded in 1864. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,213, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 60 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. University of Maine--Farmington's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (North), 17. Its in-state tuition and fees are $9,137 (2012-13); out-of-state tuition and fees are $18,225 (2012-13).
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The University of Maine at Farmington offers the educational experiences typically found at selective private colleges to bright and ambitious students from Maine and beyond. Farmington is committed to the belief that a liberal education in a residential setting is the best preparation for careers and for citizenship. Because all Farmington graduates, including those who have studied in pre-professional programs, are liberally educated, they are creative problem solvers who have learned how to learn and how to work on complex challenges with people from a variety of backgrounds and fields.
When applying to University of Maine--Farmington, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling, and the early action deadline is December 15. The application fee at University of Maine--Farmington is $40. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 81.7 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||81.7%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||N/A|
The student-faculty ratio at University of Maine--Farmington is 15:1, and the school has 68.2 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 73.0 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||41|
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University of Maine--Farmington has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,213, with a gender distribution of 34.8 percent male students and 65.2 percent female students. At this school, 50.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 50.0 percent of students live off campus. University of Maine--Farmington is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA III|
Campus Info & Services
University of Maine--Farmington offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. University of Maine--Farmington also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at University of Maine--Farmington, 80 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at University of Maine--Farmington.
|Students who have cars on campus||80%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At University of Maine--Farmington, 86.5 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $5,901.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|In-state tuition and fees||$9,137 (2012-13)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$18,225 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$8,454 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data