The type of student you are may change your admission requirements. Take a look below to find which category fits you. The type of category you fall under may determine the application you use, what materials you need to submit, and how you submit them. To learn more about what materials to submit, and how to submit them, first determine which application you should use to apply to UMM.

 

As a University of Maine at Machias bachelor’s degree applicant, you must be a high school graduate or have successfully completed the General Education Development (GED) test. Factors that we consider in our holistic application review process include: college preparatory program; grade point average (GPA); SAT and/or ACT scores; class rank; extracurricular and co-curricular activities; letters of recommendation; and essay.

To be considered for admission to UMM, you will need to fulfill the following requirements:

  1. Complete the Application Form and submit it with a nonrefundable $40.00 application fee. We prefer that your high school guidance counselor forward your completed application, the application fee, high school transcripts, test scores, and recommendations (no more than 3) in one packet. If not, then:
  2. Ask your high school guidance counselor to furnish an official copy of your transcript.
  3. Have official copies of your SAT and/or ACT scores sent directly to the Application Processing Center, or to us.
  4. Have recommendation letters (no more than 3), essay, and other pertinent information sent directly to the Application Processing Center or to us.

A matriculated student who fails to enroll continuously each fall and spring semester, and who has not taken an official leave of absence, must apply for readmission to pursue a degree program. Application for readmission is made through the Admissions Office with the Application for Readmission.

The student’s status and class standing will be determined by a review of his or her previous academic work at UMM (and other institutions, if applicable), the period of time that has elapsed since active enrollment at UMM, and changes in the curriculum and program requirements.

To be considered for readmission to UMM, you will need to fulfill the following requirements:

  1. Complete and submit the Application for Readmission form.
  2. Request that an official copy of your transcripts be sent from any previous institution(s) you attended while away from UMM to the Application Processing Center.

In nearly all cases regionally accredited college credits will transfer to UMM. For full details please see our credit transfer policies.

We also provide specific transfer course information for students in the following Maine Community College programs:

  • Washington County Community College
  • Eastern Maine Community College
  • Central Maine Community College
  • Southern Maine Community College

To be considered for admission to UMM, you will need to fulfill the following requirements:

  1. Complete the Application Form and submit it with a nonrefundable $40.00 application fee.
  2. Request that an official copy of your high school transcript be sent from your former high school guidance office, or submit a copy of your GED (required of all transfer applicants).
  3. Ask the Registrar of each postsecondary institution you have attended, regardless of whether or not you received credit, to forward official copies of your transcripts.
  4. Have recommendations and other pertinent information sent directly to the Application Processing Center.
  5. Transfer candidates should have a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 and must be in good standing at their previous school(s). 

UMM welcomes students from around the world to apply for admission. We think you’ll find our campus community warm and inviting with a diverse student body.

To be considered for admission to UMM, you will need to fulfill the following requirements:

  1. Complete the Application Form and submit it along with a nonrefund able $40.00 U.S. application fee.
  2. Have your official high school transcript and/or university/college transcripts (or certified copies of same) sent to the Application Processing Center. In addition, we also require a precise English translation of all documents.
  3. If you have college credit from an institution outside the U.S., you must have your official transcripts evaluated by one of the following agencies. They will also require a precise English translation of all documents.
    • Center for Educational Documentation P.O. Box 170116 Boston, MA 02117 www.cedevaluations.com
    • World Education Services Bowling Green Station P.O. Box 5087 New York, NY 10274-5087 www.wes.org
  4. If you reside in a country where English is not the primary language, you must have an official copy of your TOEFL score submitted directly to the Application Processing Center.
  5. Submit financial documentation indicating adequate funds to cover the cost of education. This documentation must be original, certified or notarized, and be less than one year old.
  6. Have recommendations, essay, official SAT or ACT scores and other pertinent information sent directly to the Application Processing Center.