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University of Maine--Farmington is a public institution that was founded in 1864. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,028, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 60 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Its in-state tuition and fees are $9,167 (2013-14); out-of-state tuition and fees are $18,255 (2013-14).
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The University of Maine at Farmington (UMF) offers the educational experiences typically found at selective private colleges to bright and ambitious students from Maine and beyond. A member of the Council on Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC), UMF offers baccalaureate programs of high quality in the arts and sciences, teacher education, and human services. A residential college with a focus on undergraduate education, UMF fosters collaborative, active learning in small classes; limits its enrollment through selective admission; invests in ongoing efforts to assess and improve teaching and learning; provides ample financial aid and academic support to students who need assistance; provides physical and technological accessibility; offers abundant opportunities for undergraduate research, internships, and leadership; and seeks out and celebrates human diversity. Because all graduates, regardless of major, complete a strong liberal arts core, UMF yields creative problem solvers capable of thinking critically, gathering and wisely applying relevant information, addressing complex challenges, and working with people from multiple backgrounds and fields.
|School type||public, coed college|
When applying to University of Maine--Farmington, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling, and the early action deadline is November 15. The application fee at University of Maine--Farmington is $40. It has an an acceptance rate of 87.5 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||87.5%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||N/A|
The student-faculty ratio at University of Maine--Farmington is 14:1, and the school has 70 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at University of Maine--Farmington include: Education; Health Professions and Related Programs; Psychology; English Language and Literature/Letters; and Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 72.5 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||41%|
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University of Maine--Farmington has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,028, with a gender distribution of 35.9 percent male students and 64.1 percent female students. At this school, 50 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 50 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|
Paying for School
At University of Maine--Farmington, 84.4 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $6,379.
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||$9,167 (2013-14)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$18,255 (2013-14)|
|Room and board||$8,674 (2013-14)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data