The Early College Program at UMaine Machias

The Early College program provides qualified high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to enroll in college courses on the UMM campus. Students may often receive both high school and college credit for their UMM courses, giving them a jump start toward their college degrees. The UMM Early College office works closely with high school guidance counselors, and students receive full academic support both at their high schools and on the UMM campus. Through the Early College Program, students discover the rewards of learning at the collegiate level and begin a seamless transition to full-time college studies after high school graduation.

Am I eligible?
Any junior or senior attending high school or being home-schooled in Maine is eligible to take Early College courses at UMM. Some scholarship programs, however, have special requirements.

What courses may I take?
Early College students may take any UMM course with no prerequisites or any course for which they meet the prerequisites. To browse or search classes, visit the Class Search in MaineStreet.

Is financial assistance available?
Several scholarship programs are available for students who wish to take Early College courses at UMM. See our Early College Scholarship Information page to find out more.

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